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The quiet hero : the untold Medal of Honor story of George E. Wahlen at the battle for Iwo Jima

Author: Gary W Toyn
Publisher: Clearfield, Utah : American Legacy Media, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Medal of Honor is our nation's most prestigious military award. During World War II, few recipients of this medal survived to tell their story. George E. Wahlen was decorated with the Medal of Honor after his heroic efforts saved countless lives at the battle for Iwo Jima. Witnesses of his heroics remain dumbfounded he survived. After over 60 years of silence, his story is finally told.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George E Wahlen; George E Wahlen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W Toyn
ISBN: 9780976154716 0976154714 9780976154785 0976154781
OCLC Number: 72161745
Description: 240 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Gary W. Toyn.
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The Medal of Honor is our nation's most prestigious military award. During World War II, few recipients of this medal survived to tell their story. George E. Wahlen was decorated with the Medal of Honor after his heroic efforts saved countless lives at the battle for Iwo Jima. Witnesses of his heroics remain dumbfounded he survived. After over 60 years of silence, his story is finally told.

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