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Medal of honor : profiles of America's military heroes from the Civil War to the present

Author: Allen Mikaelian; Mike Wallace
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Profiles of ten exceptional men and one woman who have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor delve into the lives of these heroes who went above and beyond the call of duty, contemplating the true meaning of courage.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mikaelian, Allen.
Medal of honor.
New York : Hyperion, c2002
(OCoLC)606800861
Online version:
Mikaelian, Allen.
Medal of honor.
New York : Hyperion, c2002
(OCoLC)607775232
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Mikaelian; Mike Wallace
ISBN: 0786866624 9780786866625 0786885769 9780786885763
OCLC Number: 49698595
Description: xxviii, 300 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The story of the Medal of Honor (Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Civil War ; Leopold Karpeles, Civil War) --
A nation of immigrants (Edouard Victor Michel Izac, World War I ; Samuel Woodfill, World War I) --
Return to isolationism (David M. Shoup, World War II ; Maynard H. Smith, World War II ; Vernon Baker, World War II) --
Uneasy peace (Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura, Korean War ; William Charette, Korean War) --
From the forgotten war to the living-room war (Dwight Johnson, Vietnam War ; Thomas Kelley, Vietnam War) --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Allen Mikaelian ; with commentary by Mike Wallace.

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Profiles of ten exceptional men and one woman who have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor delve into the lives of these heroes who went above and beyond the call of duty, contemplating the true meaning of courage.

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