World War II Medal of Honor Recipients
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World War II Medal of Honor Recipients by Robert Hargis
Book DescriptionThe 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. It was introduced during the American Civil War and was first awarded on 25 March 1863. Since then 3,456 Medals of Honor have been awarded. This title is the first of two titles looking at the recipients of the Medal of Honor during World War II. It covers the Navy and Marine Corps winners (who received a total of 139 awards during WWII - including one to the Coast Guard) in all theaters of war, from the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 to the brutal fighting on Iwo Jima in 1945.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841766133
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 23-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Hargis
US Submarine Crewman 1941-45, Paperback (October 2003)
This work takes a look at the "Dolphins" of the US Navy submarine force, covering recruitment, training, service conditions and combat experiences, and discusses the effects of advances in torpedo technology on crew roles.
World War II Medal of Honor Recipients, Paperback (September 2003)
This is the second of two volumes looking at the stories of the recipients of the US Medal of Honor during World War II. It covers the Army and Air Corps winners (who received a total of 301 awards) in all theatres of war, and includes a history of the Medal of Honor.
US Commanders of World War II, Paperback (September 2002)» View all books by Robert Hargis
A detailed account of the biographies, combat careers, uniforms, dress and appearance of several of the key US Army and Air Force commanders of World War II. Full colour artwork is included, illustrating their distinctive appearance and their characteristic features.
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Author Biography - Robert Hargis
Robert Philip Hargis gained a BA in History from California State University San Bernadino. He currently works as a High School teacher, teaching US History and Western Civilization. A militaria collector for over 25 years, he also has a close involvement in living history presentations. He is married with two children, and lives in California. Ramiro Bujeiro is an experienced commercial artist who lives and works in 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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