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Book by Peter Collier Nick Del Calzo
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Sponsored and endorsed by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, this title recounts stories of courage and heroism by 114 medal recipients accompanied by contemporary photographs and photographs taking during their service.Reseña del editor:
On October 25, 2010, Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta became the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the United States' highest military decoration, and both he and Sergeant Leroy Petry (the second inductee) rightly take their place in the pages of this third edition of "Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty." The book includes 144 contemporary portraits of recipients by award-winning photographer Nick Del Calzo and profiles by National Book Award nominee Peter Collier. First published on Veterans Day 2003, this "New York Times" bestseller has now been updated and augmented to include new essays plus: - Letters from all living presidents - A foreword by Brian Williams - Profiles of Sergeant Giunta and Sergeant Petry There are also essays by Tom Brokaw, Senator John McCain, and Victor Davis Hanson, and a multimedia DVD with historic footage and recipients' first-person reflections. The Medal of Honor recipients in the book fought in conflicts from World War II to Afghanistan, serving in every branch of the armed services.
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Descripción Artisan. Hardcover. Condición: New. 1579652409 New Condition. Nº de ref. del artículo: NEW7.0686075