Tales of Valor: Rebirth of Latter-Day Heroes in the Image of Biblical Paladins

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Xlibris Corporation, Jun 28, 2004 - History - 608 pages
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Which astronaut repaired the Hubble telescope during a walk in space? Who was the model for the movie "The Man Who Never Was?" What officer was responsible for the eradication of flogging in the U.S. Navy? Who is the most decorated living U.S. Army veteran? That the uncle of a world-famous entertainer won the Distinguished Service Cross in Korea? What officer led the mission to rescue General Patton's son-in-law? Who was the commanding officer of the famed WW II B-17 Rosie's Riveters? Who commanded both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets of the U.S. submarine forces? What soldier, born in Lithuania, was the Commanding General of the U.S. Special Forces? Who commanded the battleship Utah at Pearl Harbor and received the Navy Cross? What French general was commended by Napoleon as "...one of the greatest of the great?" What general commanded the Australian forces in France in World War I? Who was and remains the only dentist in the Army to win the Congressional Medal of Honor? Who won both the Navy Cross and the Distinguished Service Cross in World War I? Who won the Navy Cross during World War I and another during World War II? What Navy surgeon received the Silver Star in Vietnam and is being considered for the Medal of Honor? Who was one of the first nurses to die in Europe in WW II and is buried in a military cemetery in France? What famous Los Angeles police officer and attorney won two Bronze Stars in Vietnam as a paratrooper? Who was the Jewish chaplain who gave his life aboard the SS Dorchester to save American soldiers? What Israeli astronaut was the youngest participant in the 1981 raid on the Osirak nuclear plant in Iraq?
 

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Contents

Global Guts
24
American Heroes
79
World War II Distinguished Service Cross
97
World War I Navy Cross
112
Korean War Distinguished Service Cross
145
Introduction
151
Solomon Isquith
153
Private First Class Leonard M Kravitz
157
Jerry Leibs
319
Morris Eisenstein
338
Ben Abramowitz
344
Maurice Raffel
357
Joseph L Portnoy
360
Melvin Garten
374
Howard J Lasker
380
Melvin Rapport
387

Maurice Levy
159
Lieutenant Hyman Goldberg
160
Abraham J Baum
162
Sidney Goldstein
164
Chaplain Alexander D Goode
168
Sergeant Edward B Armson
173
Java Is Hot
184
Medic In Close Combat
189
Survival At Sea
191
The Cairo Raid
198
Hill 350
202
Fondouk Gap
205
The Riveters
212
Requiem for a Hero
226
Hero Lost At Sea
231
The Jewish Rommel
236
The Old Breed
245
Tales of Hoffman
259
Football Navy China
265
Modesty Unbridled
269
Hymie
275
Superjew
279
Oral Histories
299
Marty Schlocker
300
Arthur Weiss
313
William Yenofsky
392
Bernard M Kauderer
404
Irving H Sanow
410
Gil Wolfson
418
Jack Silberman
422
Arthur Rubin
426
Charles Feureisen
438
Ralph Ransenberg
448
Edward Feldman
479
Stanley Hyman
486
Irving A Elson
493
Frank Cohn
502
Seymour S Weisman
514
Martin Gould
526
Julius Kernberg
531
Melvin Kabik
536
Sheldon A Bernstein
539
Bob Golosov
546
Arthur Katz
559
Willliam S Lyons
565
Yonel Yogi Dorelis
571
Louis Segaloff
575
Oscar Salgo
582
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