The medal of honor : A History of Service Above and Beyond. / The Editors of Boston Publishing Company.
- ISBN: 9781627884945 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
A comprehensive history of America's highest award for military valor.The Medal of Honor chronicles the creation, evolution, and awarding of the Medal, from the battlefields of the Civil War to the jungles of Vietnam, through a wealth of illustrations and hundreds of authoritative, action-filled accounts of heroism in America's conflicts. This wonderfully detailed and beautifully designed history book puts the Medal and its recipients into the context of their times, with brief and accessible introductions explaining each war and conflict for which the Medal was awarded. It also includes photo essays, intriguing stories of the Medal's sometimes quirky personalities, effects on surviving recipients, and the Medal's preeminent place in the American story. Whether you're an avid reader on the history of the Medal of Honor or simply intrigued by its place in our history, you're certain to want to flip through the pages of The Medal of Honor again and again.
Electronic reproduction. Beverly : Zenith Press, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 36121 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 30961 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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