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Author Name    Braun, Saul.

Title   SEVEN HEROES: MEDAL OF HONOR STORIES OF THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC.

Publisher    G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1955), 2nd impression.

Seller ID   11165

224 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "Sergeant Mitchell Paige, United States Marine Corps, won his medal of Honor for bravery exhibited at Guadalcanal. Lieutenant Arthur Murray Preston, skipper of one of the torpedo boat squadrons in the Pacific, rescued a downed pilot in Wasile Bay in a mission that was called suicide from its onset. Here are seven men of the Navy and the Marine Corps who showed 'courage above and beyond the call of duty' and were rewarded with our nation's highest wartime citation. The author bring to the reader the excitement and action of the events that led to each man's Medal, portraying the valor, and sometimes the tragedy of the moment." The other recipients included in this book ar e : C a p t . Henry Elrod, Lieutenant Commander Bruce McCandless, Lieutenant Robert Hanson, Lieutenant Commander Eugene Fluckey, Chaplain Joseph Timothy O'Callahan. 2" oval ink smudge from printing process on pages 122/123 - text still legible, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has moderate edge wrinkling/wear, a few tiny chips, light rubbing and soiling, two small closed tears, light foxing on flap-folds and flap edges. VG-/G

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