History

Medals for Soldiers and Airmen

Author: Fred L. Borch III

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 200

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This is the first and only comprehensive history of all decorations and medals that may be awarded to men and women serving in the United States Army and Air Force. The background and design of each medal are examined, as well as award criteria governing each decoration. The book first looks at the Army and Air Force Medals of Honor before continuing with other awards, including the Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Air Force Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart. The histories of more common medals like the Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army and Air Force Commendation Medals and Army and Air Force Achievement Medals are also included. Photographs of each medal (obverse and reverse) accompany the text, along with selected photographs of recipients and the citations for their awards.
History

The Wild West: History, Myth & The Making of America

Author: Frederick Nolan

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

ISBN:

Category: History

Page:

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On 14 May 1804, the personal secretary President Thomas Jefferson, one Capt. Meriwether Lewis, and a companion, William Clark, led a thirty-three-man expedition to the new lands of Louisiana, purchased from Napoleon the previous year. 8,000 miles (13,000 km) and two years later, after rafting up the Missouri and crossing the Rocky Mountains, the...
Law

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page:

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
Philosophers

Frederic Harrison

Author: Martha S. Vogeler

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Philosophers

Page: 493

View: 388

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

The Encyclopedia Americana

Author: Grolier Incorporated

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page:

View: 691