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Men of Honor: World War I Medal of Honor Awardees Brian D. Blodgett

Men of Honor: World War I Medal of Honor Awardees

Brian D. Blodgett

Published May 4th 2014
ISBN : 9781499280685
Paperback
130 pages
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 About the Book 

One hundred and nineteen men earned the nations highest award, the Medal of Honor, during World War I- eight Marines, twenty-one Sailors, and ninety Soldiers. Five of the Marines received a Medal of Honor from both the Army and the Navy for the sameMoreOne hundred and nineteen men earned the nations highest award, the Medal of Honor, during World War I- eight Marines, twenty-one Sailors, and ninety Soldiers. Five of the Marines received a Medal of Honor from both the Army and the Navy for the same action. Copies of the award citations are available via multiple sources, but the wording is not consistent and most sources provide incorrect citations. The exact wording, based on research, is only in the original citation. This book includes the official account of their act of heroism. The author donates all profits he receives equally to the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Brian Blodgett is a retired U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer who served one tour in northern Europe and visited many of the World War I battlefields. He is a professor of History and Military History at the American Public University System.