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America's heroes : Medal of Honor recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan

Author: James H Willbanks
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book features the stories of 200 heroic individuals awarded the Medal of Honor for their distinguished military service while fighting for their country, from the Civil War to the conflicts in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Military history
Naval history
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H Willbanks
ISBN: 9781598843934 1598843931 9781598843941 159884394X
OCLC Number: 662405903
Description: xxii, 534 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Biographical entries --
Tables: Recipients of the Medal of Honor; Double award winners; Medals of Honor awarded by conflict and service.
Responsibility: James H. Willbanks, editor.

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"Overall, this is a fine addition to existing literature on the Medal of Honor and deserves a wide audience." - Journal of Military History "A useful addition to any military collection." - Booklist Read more...

 
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