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Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty

Nick Del Calzo & Peter Collier

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ISBN 10: 1579652409 / ISBN 13: 9781579652401
Editorial: Artisan Pub., 2003
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Jack Roderick (Batavia, IL, Estados Unidos de America)

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251p, illust. Signed and inscribed by Peter Collier on half title page. N° de ref. de la librería 1441

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Título: Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond ...

Editorial: Artisan Pub.

Año de publicación: 2003

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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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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Since the Civil War more than 39 million men and women have answered the call to serve. Of those, 3,440 served with such uncommon valor and and extraordinary courage that they were presented with the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. Each of their heroic actionsis as unique as the person who performed it, and here more than one hundred of of America's living Medal of Honor recipients are honored and their bravery recounted by best-selling author Peter Collier and presented in duotone portraits by award-winning photographer Nick Del Calzo.

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