Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty is
a collection of portraits, essays, and 116 personal histories of nearly
all of the living Medal of Honor recipients. Those honored share their
compelling experiences from World War II, the Korean War, and the
Vietnam War. Medal of Honor is a stirring tribute to the United States’
bravest military heroes, men who have earned their place in history,
men who have inspired and continue to awe all of us with their courage
Text by Peter Collier
Photography by Nick Del Calzo
Hardcover: Jacketed, $40.00
250 duotone photographs, 253 pages
Publication Date: November 11, 2003
Air Force Magazine Online: Valor
A series of one-page stories about Air Force heroes, claiming to
be “the most extensive body of material in existence anywhere
about heroism in the US Air Force and its predecessor organizations.”
The Center for Civic Education
The Center for Civic Education, dedicated to promoting awareness
of democratic principles and the practices of democracy, provides
online resources for educators and researchers.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society
A comprehensive Web site featuring the Medal of Honor recipients,
its history, audio and visual galleries.
Frontline: Ambush in Mogadishu
A Frontline special report on the 1993 battle in Somalia which left 18 dead and 84 wounded.
Home of Heroes
A clearinghouse of information for the Medal of Honor Community.
Includes news, features recipients and their websites, a virtual
museum, and pages designed for children.
Medal of Honor Breakdown
Statistics outlining the wars and military affiliations of the Medal
of Honor Recipients.
The Medal of Honor: The Bravest of the Brave
Photos and extensive list of resources relating to the Medal of
Honor. Includes detailed accounts of Native American recipients,
the role of Navajo Code Talkers in WW II, and the declassified Code
Illustrations and explanations of military medals other than the
Medal of Honor.
United States Army Center of Military History:
Full-text Listings of Medal of Honor Citations
In 1973 the US Senate ordered the Medal of Honor citations to be
compiled and printed. This Website provides these official citations
drawn directly from the congressional compilation, broken down by
United States Department of Defense: Information
about the Medal of Honor
General information about the Medal of Honor, including latest updates
on most recent recipients.
Veterans History Project
Official Web site of the Veterans History Project, a collection
of audio- and video-taped oral histories, along with documentary
materials such as letters, diaries, maps, photographs, and home
movies, of America's war veterans and those who served in support
Vietnam Veterans of America
Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is the only national
Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively
dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. The Web site
features history, upcoming events, and resources for Veterans and
those in support of them.
The Virtual Wall
The Virtual Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial contains personal remembrances of letters, photographs, poetry, and citations honoring those women and men named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC.
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Dix, Drew. The Rescue of a River City.
Drew Dix Publishing. September 2000.
Donlon, Roger. Beyond Nam Dong. R and N
Publishers; 1st ed. Edition
Durant, Michael J. In the Company of Heroes. Putnam Publishing Group. May 8, 2003.
Fox, Wesley. Marine Rifleman: 43 Years in the Corps. Brasseys, Inc.; 1st edition. May 2002.
Mikaelian, Allen and Mike Wallace. Medal of
Honor: Profiles of America's Military Heroes from the Civil War
to the Present. Hyperion (Adult Trd Pap). May 2003.
Paige, Mitchell. A Marine Named Mitch.
Proft, R.J. (Editor) and Bob Proft. United States
of America's Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients: And Their
Official Citations. Highland House II Inc; 4th edition. November
Smith, Larry; Schwarzkopf, Norman and Eddie
Adams. Beyond Glory: Medal of Honor Heroes in Their Own Voices.
W.W. Norton and Company. July 2003.
Col. Charles Waterhouse, USMC, Ret.