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"True Courage is not the ABSENCE of fear, but the MASTERY of fear." Mark Twain

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PROFILES   IN  COURAGE

TRUE STORIES OF AMERICAN HEROES

 

This site is dedicated to the "Spirit of American Greatness".  This is not something special, it is something within the heart of all who believe in the principles of individual freedom established by our founding fathers in 1776.  Many of the stories you will enjoy here will tell tales of courage in battle.  We hope in time to present the stories of ALL living Medal of Honor recipients, as well as other heroes who DID NOT receive this high award.  But courage is revealed not only in battle, but in daily life as well.  Here you will meet men and women, boys and girls of every race, size, and walk of life.  

Let these true accounts of how ordinary people, people just like you, found within their heart the ability to reach beyond their limits and do the unthinkable; inspire you to strive for dreams and goals unthinkable.  You are limited only by what you are willing to believe in.

 

Click on the star to the left of the story you wish to read.

bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) Rocky
He wouldn't Break....He wouldn't Bend!
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) "FUZZ"
The True Story of a Weekend Warrior
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) Carl Sitter
Man of War - Disciple of Peace
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) The President and The Janitor
William J. Crawford

Also Take Time to read this Guest Page about Bill Crawford
A Janitor's Ten Lessons In Leadership

bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) The Medal - In the Shoebox - In the Closet
Sometimes its harder to WEAR the Medal
Than it is to EARN it.
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) The Star Spangled Banner
A War Protestor turns Patriot and Poet
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) DESMOND T. DOSS
The ONLY conscientious objector of WWII to receive the Medal of Honor
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) Pacific Champions
Historic account of one of the most effective fighting groups in arial history, David McCampbell's AG-15!
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) TRIBUTE TO A  WWII P-38 PILOT
On his 4th wedding anniversary his wife got roses...
...he was killed in action.
A moving guest page by the daughter he never got to know.
bn_star.gif (1036 bytes) THE SUBMARINE THAT SANK A TRAIN!
The U.S.S. Barb in World War II
The Little Known Invasion of Japan
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WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE
Surrounded, Outnumbered 20-1 & Low on Ammunition?
THROW ROCKS

prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Hershey's Medal of Honor
One of the Korean War's BEST KEPT Military Secrets
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) The Great Locomotive Chase
ANDREWS' RAIDERS and the FIRST Medals of Honor
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Touch of Smile
The inspiring story of Rudolfo Hernandez's courage beyond his Medal of Honor Action as told to Helen Ross.
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) FDR's FLAG OF LIBERATION
An Amazing but little-known TRUE story from World War II.
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Silvestre S. Herrera
He wasn't even a U.S. Citizen....BUT!
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Arthur MacArthur's Flag
A true story of courage from the Civil War
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Roger Donlon
Vietnam's First War Hero
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Shot Down In The Pacific
A first-hand account of rescue by a member of Commander
David McCampbell's AG-15
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Requiem For a President
Two men who dared to defy a king
prof_star.gif (1357 bytes) Sergeant Carney's Flag
Our First Black Medal of Honor Recipient

 

If you enjoy our PROFILES IN COURAGE pages
Check out the stories in these other Hall of Heroes Feature Series

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Military Medals & Awards 

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  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


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Air Force Cross 

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Home Page

Hall Of Heroes

MOH Community 

NEWS

Kidz Page

FEATURE STORIES
  Profiles In Courage | Wings of ValorThe Brotherhood of Soldiers At War | Go For Broke
 Pearl Harbor  | A Splendid Little War | Shinmiyangyo-Korea 1871 | Quick Links to MOH Stories

RECIPIENT WEB SITES
Barney Barnum  |  Jack Lucas  |  Mitch Paige  |  Wesley Fox  |  Sammy Davis
Roger Donlon
Peter Lemon  |  Drew Dix  |  Mike Novosel

Medal Of Honor Calendar  |  Books By MOH RecipientsSteve Ryan MOH Posters

What Does 
A Hero Look Like?

Click on Superman To Find out


FOOTNOTES
In
HISTORY

NEW
Looking for a Hero or trying to verify awards? We have posted the names of more than 120,000 recipients of the highest awards in a BRAND NEW FREE SECTION
DECORATIONS 1862 - Present
.

Military Medals & Awards 

Information and Images of ALL Military Medals
The Purple Heart 
How to Request Records/Medals Earned
  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


DSC 


Navy Cross 


Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Service Medals

Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine



Silver Star

U.S. History and Information
The History Room | U.S. Flag HistoryHistory of the Flag |
How to Display the Flag
| The National Anthem | The Pledge of Allegiance The American Creed | The Seal of our Nation | Our National Symbol
Arthur MacArthur's Flag | William Carney's Flag | FDR's Flag of Liberation]

FLAG DAY           STATE FLAGS
American Presidents
U.S. Presidents | Inaugural Addresses

God & Country
ROOM

MY HERO Web Page Creator 
(Create a Tribute to the Hero in Your Own Life)

SEARCH
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OUR SITE

EDUCATIONAL

GAME ARCADE

OR
Quick Quiz

***
Electronic Post Cards
Talking Points 

Remembering 911
The Binch
Citizens Speak Out

BEYOND THE MEDAL

This 5 Disc DVD Education Program has been distributed to over 17,500 Public & Private High Schools and is now available to the public!


 

HomeOfHeroes.com now has more than 25,000 pages of US History for you to view.