Encyclopedia of American War Heroes

Encyclopedia of American War Heroes

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by Bruce H. Norton
     
 

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Containing some 400 entries, this ode to war profiles people who have fought in all branches of the American military from the Revolutionary War to the present. Many of the persons included received official citations, and, where this is the case, their citation is quoted. Others offer brief biographies and descriptions of their activities. Most of the people cited… See more details below

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Containing some 400 entries, this ode to war profiles people who have fought in all branches of the American military from the Revolutionary War to the present. Many of the persons included received official citations, and, where this is the case, their citation is quoted. Others offer brief biographies and descriptions of their activities. Most of the people cited died in the course of their service and were therefore not able to comment on their possible status as heroes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Containing some 400 entries, this ode to war profiles people who have fought in all branches of the American military from the Revolutionary War to the present. Many of the persons included received official citations, and, where this is the case, their citation is quoted. Others offer brief biographies and descriptions of their activities. Most of the people cited died in the course of their service and were therefore not able to comment on their possible status as heroes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780816046379
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.02(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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