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• The stories of the recipients of the US’s highest military decoration
•Contains a full list of Medal of Honor awardees
•Written by a Vietnam Veteran and noted author
Revised and expanded, here are the dramatic stories of the actions that earned American soldiers during the Vietnam War the United States’highest military decoration – the Medal of Honor. Edward F. Murphy, head of the Medal of Honor Historical Society, re-creates the heroic acts of individual soldiers from official documents, Medal of Honor citations, contemporary accounts, and, where possible, interviews with survivors.
More than one hundred compelling, true stories are included, telling of personal valour in the face of remarkable odds. Complete with a list of Medal of Honor recipients, this book offers a unique perspective on the Vietnam War– from the early days of US involvement to the return of the last soldiers.
Edward F. Murphy is a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He is the author of a three-volume series on Medal of Honor recipients, as well as two highly acclaimed Vietnam War histories.