The Medal of Honor


This documentary chronicles the highest award given to military personnel for their extreme bravery, valor and harrowing sacrifices. Covering the Civil War through the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, learn about the most courageous acts performed by the people who fight for American freedom. These are their stories...
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Mar 4, 2012

Season 1
Episode 6

Episode Six lands in the jungles and the rocky grasslands of Vietnam, telling the stories of several men whose actions at the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley in 1965 earned them the Medal of Honor -- most notably Second Lieutenant Walter Joseph Marm and helicopter pilots Captains Ed Freeman and Bruce Crandall who received their awards almost 40 years later. As well, African-Americans Milton Olive and Captain Riley Pitts, the first African-American officer to be awarded the medal. This episode also carries us forward to the current War of Terror and the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Audio language
English (Stereo)
English [CC]
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