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  Some of the Books from Guidon Books Confederate Section
This Alabama regiment was among the most famous and hardest fighting units in the Civil War and is the first publication of Cole's history published in its entirety.
The tragic, yet valorous story of a regiment that had many different commanders, bickering and wrangling among its leaders, and discouraging succession of disappointments and might-have-beens.
From the diary of one of General Beauregard's commanding officers, documenting his unit's daily operations, covering thirteen months of combat in one of the Confederacy's rare siege artillery units.
www.guidon.com /confed.html   (11637 words)

  
 PARAMETERS, US Army War College Quarterly - Spring 2000
The absence of a nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union does not prove that deterrence was secure during the "first nuclear age" from 1945 to 1989.
He contends that the United States and Russia do not have an adversarial political relationship and, therefore, toting up the nuclear balance between the two sides as if the Cold War were still in progress is strategically irrelevant.
Testament to the tenaciousness and valor of the 24 US Special Forces soldiers were the awards of one Medal of Honor, one Distinguished Service Cross, 19 Silver Stars, and three Bronze Stars for Valor.
www.carlisle.army.mil /usawc/Parameters/00spring/spr-rev.htm   (11395 words)

  
 Bush-Cheney '04 National Veterans Steering Committee
He is a veteran of the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart in 1967 after he was injured in two separate incidents by a grenade and mortar fire.
She was awarded the honorary Horatio Gates Medal, authorized by Congress and struck at the U.S. Mint, on two occasions.
The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States.
www.gwu.edu /~action/2004/bush/bushorgvet.html   (4475 words)

  
 Silver Spurs History, 1 Jan - 31 Dec 1970
That the division received the first award was due as much to untiring lobbying efforts in the Pentagon by the division's former commander, Lieutenant General Harry Kinnard, and some of his close associates, as it was the division's combat record.
The division instead settled for quietly accepting a Valorous Unit Citation--not too shabby an award, since it represented a unit equivalent of the Silver Star.
When one of the scout helicopter pilots received a wound in the head and landed in a hostile area, the command helicopter was used to rescue the crewmembers from the hostile area.
members.aol.com /bear317/317hist5.htm   (5614 words)

  
 CSWS - CF 2002 Biographies
Lieutenant Colonel Crane is a former Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point and is currently Research Professor of Military Strategy at the Strategic Studies Institute of the Army War College.
His awards include the Legion of Merit (with Combat V), the Distinguished Flying Cross, three Bronze Stars (with Combat V’s), two Purple Hearts, six Air Medals (with Combat V’s), the POW medal, two Navy Commendation Medals (with Combat V’s) and the Combat Action Ribbon, as well as various other service and campaign awards.
Wallace was awarded the Bronze Star and Navy Achievement Medal, both with Combat V. He later served as Company Commander of two BUDS Companies at the Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois.
web.utk.edu /~csws/cf_2002_bios.htm   (5874 words)

  
 Biblio: Find Books in Military History > Military Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Of these, four were posthumous awards and all but one of the total were for officers.
Some of these valorous airmen were from humble backgrounds and with limited education, others were collegiate men f.
RAF at the beginning of the war, he found himself as a young fighter pilot with the crack 93 Squadron at RAF Biggin Hill, in 1941...Towards the end of the war he became an RAF test pilot and later a member of the RAF's High Speed Flight.
www.biblio.com /catalogs/sub/742/Military_Aviation.html   (2508 words)

  
 WWII General I
His valorous personal leadership there earned him the Medal of Honor and selection for command of the 90th Infantry Division, but died of a heart attack the day before he was to take command.
A signal deception unit to broadcast fake radio signals, an engineer camouflage unit to set up rubber dummies of tanks and trucks, a combat engineer unit to construct emplacements and provide local security, and a sonic deception company, which played audio recordings of various sounds, such as tanks moving up or bridges being built.
In addition to infantry, special Fortress units of artillery, engineers, and signals were also raised, and these units, their uniforms, insignia, colors, and bands are all covered in full covered.
www.aberdeenbookstore.com /wwii_general_i.htm   (14822 words)

  
 WWI through WWII - Part III
Rivers was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in January 1997.
He, too, was posthumously awarded a Medal of Honor in January 1997 for his valorous actions on this date.
Tank Battalion was nominated for a Presidential Unit Citation for its exceptional contributions in the European theater.
www.redstone.army.mil /history/integrate/chron3c.htm   (4115 words)

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