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Negro Medal of Honor men

Irvin H. Lee

Negro Medal of Honor men

by Irvin H. Lee

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Medal of Honor,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Afro-Americans

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 131-132.

      Statementby Irvin H. Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB433 .L4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 139 p.
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5535070M
      LC Control Number67011729

      African-American Medal of Honor Recipients WW2 With the aid of one of his men, Lieutenant Baker attacked two more machine gun nests, killing or wounding the four enemy soldiers occupying these positions. He then covered the evacuation of the wounded personnel of his company by occupying an exposed position and drawing the enemy's fire. Twenty-three of these men won the nation's highest award for personal bravery, the Medal of Honor. Black Valor brings the lives of these soldiers into sharp focus. Their remarkable stories are told in the collected biography. Derived from extensive historical research, Black Valor will enrich and inspire readers with its tales of trials and 5/5(1).

        In June , President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to a long-neglected hero of the trenches of France in World War I. Sgt. Henry Johnson made headlines coast to coast after single. Title Medal of honor men Have received medals of honor in United States Army and Navy. Summary Portraits of 15 African American soldiers and sailors who received Medals of Honor for service in the American Civil War, American Indian Wars, and Spanish American War: Sergeant John Denny, Co. B, 9th U.S. Cavalry Regiment; Private James Gardiner, Co.

      The Negro in the Regular Army and Aug , George Jordan was also given a medal of honor. Five of the medal of honor men now in the service are Author: Oswald Garrison Villard. SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS AFRICAN-AMERICANS () The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor To: Baker, Edward L., Jr. Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 10th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Santiago, Cuba, 1 July Entered service at:_____.


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