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  • Military History Magazine

    Valor | Remarkable Exploits

    With typical British understatement the citation for New Zealander Charles Upham’s Victoria Cross termed his actions “a series of remarkable exploits.” Those May 1941 exploits in Crete included the single-handed destruction of enemy...

  • Military History Magazine

    Valor | Scaling the Wall

    Musician Calvin Pearl Titus U.S. Army Medal of Honor Boxer Rebellion August 14, 1900 Tens of thousands of young cadets have passed through the hallowed halls and across the parade grounds of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.,...

  • Military History Magazine

    Valor | No Man Left Behind

    Specialist Salvatore Giunta U.S. Army Medal of Honor Afghanistan Oct. 25, 2007 For repeatedly risking his life to recover stricken fellow soldiers under what his citation describes as “withering enemy fire,” U.S. Army Staff Sgt....