The Medal of Honor: A History of Service

“I hope each reader will be inspired by the heroic actions profiled in The Medal of Honor to reach deep into their inner soul and find their moment to do something simple but special for their fellow Americans.” – James E. Livingston, US Marine Corp
(Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam)

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The Medal of Honor: A History of Service


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.

Weight 2.35868 kg
Dimensions 10.2 × 1.5 × 11.2 cm

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