In this concise one-volume history, acclaimed historian Victor Brooks offers an absorbing and informative overview of the American fighting man. From the American Revolution to Korea and Kuwait, Honor the Brave covers every war, key campaign, and political action in United States history. In engaging sidebars, Brooks singles out particularly courageous figures, such as Peter Salem, one of the black American soldiers depicted in John Trumbull's famous painting The Battle of Bunker Hill, and World War II's Audie Murphy. Honor the Brave also accents famous and illuminativing quotations and excerpts from literature. With over 150 engravings, sketches, and photographs, this book brings the heroes and pivotal events and battles to thrilling life. Honor the Brave is a Military Book Club Main Selection.
Victor Brooks (Villanova, PA), Professor of History at Villanova University, is the author of several books on military history.
About the Author
Victor Brooks, professor of history at Villanova University, is the author of several books on military history
Table of ContentsLiberty or Death.
Defending a Young Republic.
The Blue and the Gray.
America Fights Abroad.
The Arsenal of Democracy.
The Great Crusade.
Korea to Kuwait.
America the Brave and the Free.