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Courage in Combat Stories By and About Recipients of the Nation"s Highest Decorations by Richard J. Rinaldo

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Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementcomplied and edited by Richard J. Rinaldo ; foreword by Joseph L. Galloway
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Paginationxxv, 357 pages
Number of Pages357
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Open LibraryOL26883344M
ISBN 109781612004563, 9781612004570
LC Control Number2017304743

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  Courage in Combat explores the concept of courage through aspects of the lives, thoughts, and actions of this elite group. They are recipients of the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, and the Air Force Cross. Their awards are our nation’s highest military decorations, given only to one in 20, : Casemate Publishers (Ignition). Published in conjunction with the Legion of Valor of the United States of America, Courage in Combat shares the stories of military heroes from the Civil War onward. They are recipients of the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, and the Air Force Cross/5(10). Courage in Combat explores the concept of courage through aspects of the lives, thoughts, and actions of this elite group. They are recipients of the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, and the Air Force Cross. This book addresses the critical importance of courage in combat and when in a dangerous situation. A soldier’s combat performance pivots on his courage. Without it, all other combat qualities may be forfeited. A soldier’s duty is in essence an act of courage, which cannot be counted on in every soldier and in every situation.

The book is in two broad sections. The first part of the book, titled "Courage's War" covers the early years of the war to about mid (the time of the climactic Union victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg). During these years, Linderman sees the primary motivating factor of the war as courage /5. These stories of military heroism, focusing on members of the Legion of Valor, offer a sweeping study of courage in service to America. Published in conjunction with the Legion of Valor of the United States of America, Courage in Combat shares the stories of military heroes from the Civil War onward. They are recipients of the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, and the Air Force Cross/5(8). Compre o livro Courage in Combat: Stories by and about Recipients of the Nation's Highest Decorations na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados Courage in Combat: Stories by and about Recipients of the Nation's Highest Decorations - Livros na Amazon Brasil- /5(8). Compre Courage in Combat: Stories by and about Recipients of the Nation's Highest Decorations (English Edition) de Rinaldo, Richard J., Rinaldo, Richard, Galloway, Joseph na Confira também os eBooks mais vendidos, lançamentos e livros digitais exclusivos/5(8).

  Courage in Combat is a compilation of stories, articles, reflections, speeches, and poems written by and about recipients of our Nation’s highest awards—the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, and the Air Force Cross. Rinaldo’s motivation in publishing this book is not one of fortune or fame. Description Published in conjunction with the Legion of Valor of the United States of America, this is an anthology of pieces about courage in combat, including stories by and about recipients of the United States’ highest decorations: the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, and the Air Force Cross.   Moral Courage Lecture Series. Al White: The Story of a Marine Grunt in the First Battle of Khe Sanh (April ) - Duration: American Prairie Filmworks 1,, views.   Moral Courage Lecture Series. 60 Minutes, Mike Wallace's interview with Frank Snepp about his book "Decent Interval" - Duration: frank sn views.