Stories of America's Greatest Heroes

Ken Harbaugh tells the stories of service members who have distinguished themselves through an act of valor. These stories feature recipients from the Civil War to present day, including a few who were originally overlooked for the medal.

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The Kamikaze Attacks: Lt. Richard Miles McCool Jr.

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The Black Panther Tank Battalion: S/Sgt. Ruben Rivers

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S/Sgt. was awarded the Medal of Honor for sacrificing his life to protect his tank battalion as they retreated during WWII....
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The Lost Battalion: Four Medal of Honor Stories - Part 2

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Today we’ll hear the conclusion of the harrowing story of The Lost Battalion and the four members who earned the Medal of Honor in World War I....
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The Lost Battalion: Four Medal of Honor Stories - Part 1

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Today in a special episode, we’ll be talking about The Lost Battalion, and four soldiers who earned the Medal of Honor for their actions during th...
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Thirteen vs. Two: Col William A. Shomo

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Col Shomo earned the medal of honor for destroying 7 Japanese aircraft while being outnumbered 13 to 2 during World War II....
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