Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

DVD - 2008
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Traces the history of the Medal of Honor from its inception during the Civil War through the Iraq War. Focuses on the stories of a valiant few: Sgt. Paul Smith who died protecting his company at the Baghdad Airport; a Holocaust survivor who single-handedly defends a hill during the Korean War; a Navy SEAL, a veteran of the Vietnam War, who swam for two hours in the ocean, carrying his wounded comrades to safety; a Marine at Iwo Jima who used a flamethrower to silence seven Japanese bunkers. Includes the story of the woman who won the Medal during the Civil War and then lost it.
Publisher: [S.l.] : PBS Home Video, 2008
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w & col. ; 4 3/4 in
Edition: Widescreen
Credits: Cinematographer, Roger Sherman ; editor, Julie Weber ; writer, Jerry Adler ; original music, Teese Gohl.
Performers: Narrator, Alfre Woodard.
Language Note: Closed captioned; optional video description for the blind
ISBN: 0793694981
UPC: 841887009997
Call Number: DVD 355.1342 MEDAL


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