America's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan

TitleAmerica's Heroes: Medal of Honor Recipients from the Civil War to Afghanistan
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsWillbanks, James H.
Number of Pages534
PublisherABC-CLIO
City, CountrySanta Barbara
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Since the Medal of Honor was authorized, only 3,446 Americans have received this honor for valor "at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty." This book features the stories of 200 heroic individuals awarded the Medal of Honor for their distinguished military service while fighting for the United States of America, from the Civil War to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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