Beyond Glory: Medal of Honor Heroes in Their Own Words

Beyond Glory: Medal of Honor Heroes in Their Own Words

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This first oral history of living Medal of Honor winners evokes Flags of Our Fathers with stirring accounts of patriotic valor.

This New York Times best-selling account of battlefield courage celebrates the larger-than-life sacrifices of those awarded the nation's highest honor for valor in combat. Exclusive interviews with these twenty-four men—firsthand accounts of battlefield sacrifice from the greatest generation to Vietnam, along with before-and-after stories—form the core of this classic work. The recipients, as portrayed here, represent a cross-section as diverse as America itself—officers and enlisted men; African Americans, Hispanics, and Caucasians; men who went on to become famous (Daniel Inouye, James Stockdale, Bob Kerrey) and others who returned proudly to small towns. Beyond Glory, in the voices of these heroes, is a testament to the courage of the American nation.

Product Details

  • Author: Larry Smith
  • Publication Date: 2004-05-17
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Binding: Paperback, 432 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 928L x 632W x 109H
    • Weight: 130
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 910L x 600W x 110H
    • Weight: 135
  • List Price: $16.95
  • ISBN: 0393325628
  • ASIN: 0393325628

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