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Heroes Among Us: Firsthand Accounts of Combat From America's Most Decorated Warriors in Iraq andAfghanistan
     

Heroes Among Us: Firsthand Accounts of Combat From America's Most Decorated Warriors in Iraq andAfghanistan

by Major Chuck Larson (Editor), General Tommy Franks (Foreword by), John S. McCain (Afterword)
 

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More than one million Americans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, but fewer than 500 from this group have earned a Silver Star, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, or the Medal of Honor. These Americans have demonstrated extraordinary courage under fire-in the worst of circumstances. They come from all branches of the military. They also

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More than one million Americans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, but fewer than 500 from this group have earned a Silver Star, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, or the Medal of Honor. These Americans have demonstrated extraordinary courage under fire-in the worst of circumstances. They come from all branches of the military. They also come from all over the country and all walks of life, representing the entire spectrum of races and creeds.

But what unites them are their deeds of consummate bravery, beyond the call of duty. Heroes Among Us tells these extraordinary true stories of valor, honor and sacrifice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451225849
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
735,273
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

As a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, Major Chuck Larson served for a year in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and was awarded the Bronze Star.

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