The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States.
This 6-part 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...
Chronicles the highest award given to military personnel through live reenactments, interviews and archival footage
Discover the origin and evolution of this highest award bestowed upon our soldiers
Part 1. The Civil War
Part 2. World War One
Part 3. World War Two Europe
Part 4. World War Two Pacific
Part 5. The Korean War
Part 6. The Vietnam War