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Coram, Robert.

Summary: During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere--a man who fought without pause, not a prisoner of war, but a prisoner at war. Upon his return,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 COR

Brady, Tim

Summary: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Brady, James

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000 Japanese on Guadalcanal and the Navy Cross posthumously for his bravery on Iwo Jima.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Springwater 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 BRA

Kitfield, James

Summary: "Discover the amazing stories of sacrifice and courage from twenty-two soldiers who received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. In the Company of Heroes features in-depth narrative profiles of the twenty-two post-9/11 Medal of Honorrecipients who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. This book focuses on the stories of these extraordinary individuals, expressed in their own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 KIT

Groberg, Florent

Summary: Describes the author's childhood relocation from France to the U.S., where as a naturalized citizen he joined the military and served multiple tours in Afghanistan before he was wounded while protecting his patrol from a suicide bomber.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GROBERG, FLORENT GRO

Blehm, Eric.

Summary: From the bestselling author of Fearless, the dramatic and unforgettable story of Roy Benavidez, a Green Beret in Vietnam who is known among special operations forces members today by a single word: "Legend." Legend tells the heroic story of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, and Benavidez's nearly suicidal rescue mission that saved eight lives and ultimately earned Benavidez a nomination for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 355 BLE

Giunta, Salvatore A. (Salvatore Augustine)

Summary: A Medal of Honor recipient shares the story of his military career, recounting his deployment to Afghanistan's volatile Korengal Valley and his life-risking efforts to provide medical aid to wounded fellow soldiers during an October 2007 Taliban ambush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.104 GIUNTA, SALVATORE GIU

Brady, Tim

Summary: General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born to live in his father's shadow. With the same wide smile, winning charm, and vigorous demeanor, Ted possessed limitless potential, with even the White House within his reach. In the First World War, Ted braved gunfire and gas attacks...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE BRA

Carpenter, Kyle

Summary: November 21, 2010. U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter was posted atop a building in violent Helmand Province, Afghanistan, when an enemy grenade skittered toward him and fellow Marine Nick Eufrazio. Without hesitation, Carpenter jumped on the grenade, saving Eufrazio but sacrificing himself. Severely wounded, it took dozens of surgeries and almost three years to reconstruct his body--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CAR

Johnson, F. B.

Summary: This is the story of an extraordinary man. John McKinney was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery, but his story has never been told. The son of a Georgia sharecropper, he learned to hunt and survive in the wilderness while helping to feed his family in the Depression. Then came World War II, and he was sent to the Pacific. Before dawn, May 11, 1945, his unit, camped in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MCKINNEY, JOHN JOH

Romesha, Clinton

Summary: An account of the horrendous October 2009 attack on the American Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan, told in a frank, engaging vernacular by the staff sergeant and Medal of Honor winner. Romesha ably captures the daily dangers faced by these courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan.-- "'It doesn't get better.' To us, that phrase nailed one of the essential truths, maybe even the essential...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.1 ROM

Kershaw, Alex

Summary: "The national bestselling author of The First Wave tells the untold story of four of the most decorated soldiers of World War II-all Medal of Honor recipients-from the beaches of French Morocco to Hitler's own mountaintop fortress As the Allies raced to defeat Hitler, four men, all in the same unit, earned medal after medal for battlefield heroism. Maurice "Footsie" Britt, a former professional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Caliber 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 KER

Smith, Larry.

Summary: Celebrating the larger-than-life sacrifices of those awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery in combat, Beyond Glory is the first oral history of living Medal of Honor recipients, providing, in their own words, the stories of the enlisted men and officers who have endured nearly unimaginable scenes of combat. Since the Medal of Honor was established during the Civil War in 1862, only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SMI

Herndon, Booton.

Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOSS, DESMOND HER

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