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Heroes of WW II

Author: Edward F Murphy
Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 1992. ©1990
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Ballantine books ed
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Of the 13 million soldiers who served in World War II, only 433 received the nation's highest honor--the Congressional Medal of Honor--and of those, only 190 survived to collect their medals. From Pearl Harbor to the beaches of Normandy, here are the stories of those brave souls whose deeds of selfless courage helped to win the war.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward F Murphy
ISBN: 0345375459 9780345375452
OCLC Number: 25056385
Notes: First Ballantine Books edition : December 1991 ; Second printing : July 1992.
Description: 407 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Medal of Honor history --
Attack on Pearl Harbor --
Defeat in the Pacific --
Attack in the Solomon Islands --
Action in the South Pacific --
Mediterranean operations --
Invasion of Italy --
Air war over Europe --
Central Pacific combat --
To the Marianas --
D Day, the invasion of France --
Into Germany --
Battle of the Bulge --
Return to the Philippines --
Luzon invasion --
Bloody Iwo Jima --
Defeat of Germany --
The last battles --
Appendis: World War II Medal of Honor Recipients.
Other Titles: Heroes of World War 2.
Heroes of World War Two
Heroes of World War II
Responsibility: Edward F. Murphy.

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Of the 13 million soldiers who served in World War II, only 433 received the nation's highest honor--the Congressional Medal of Honor--and of those, only 190 survived to collect their medals. From Pearl Harbor to the beaches of Normandy, here are the stories of those brave souls whose deeds of selfless courage helped to win the war.

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