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. 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 second of two volumes looking at the recipients of the Medal of Honor during World War II. It covers the Army and Air Corps winners (who received a total of 301 awards during WWII) in all theaters of war.
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Author Biography - Starr Sinton
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 Philip 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.