World War II Medal of Honor Recipients (2): Army & Air Corps

World War II Medal of Honor Recipients (2): Army & Air Corps

by Starr Sinton, Robert Hargis, Ramiro Bujeiro
     
 

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The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force that can be awarded to personnel in the United States' Armed Forces. From the early fighting in the Philippines through the D-Day landings in Northwest Europe to the final assaults in the Pacific, this book looks at the brave US soldiers and airmen who were awarded the Medal of Honor

Overview

The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force that can be awarded to personnel in the United States' Armed Forces. From the early fighting in the Philippines through the D-Day landings in Northwest Europe to the final assaults in the Pacific, this book looks at the brave US soldiers and airmen who were awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions in the face of danger. It tells the exciting combat stories of such famous figures as the film star Audie Murphy, one of the most decorated US soldier of World War II (1939-1945), alongside less well-known awardees.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782002079
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
08/20/2012
Series:
Elite , #95
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

STARR SINTON has a degree in Anthropology and a Juris Doctor degree. He has been a military lawyer, a special assistant United States attorney, and an attorney in private practice, and has published numerous articles in various US government publications. ROBERT HARGIS gained a BA in History from California State University, San Bernadino. He currently works as a High School teacher, teaching United States History and Western Civilization.

Ramiro Bujeiro is an experienced commercial artist who lives and works in his native city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. His professional background includes many commissions as a figure illustrator and strip cartoonist for clients all over Europe and the Americas, including many years' work for IPC Magazines in Great Britain. His main interests are the political and military history of Europe in the first half of the 20th century.

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