Military Heroes of Puerto De Luna
Military Heroes of Puerto de Luna is about young men from the Guadalupe county village of Puerto de Luna who answered the call to duty when America was at war. It covers the time period that ranges from the American Civil War to the Korean War. Included in Military Heroes is a Puerto de Luna Honor Roll which lists those from Puerto de Luna that made the Supreme Sacrifice, they were killed in action, and those who earned medals for bravery, the Silver Star and Bronze Star medals. The Honor Roll also includes Purple Heart recipients, prisoners of war, and one soldier who was killed in an accident. There were seven soldiers from Puerto de Luna who made the Supreme Sacrifice, one who earned the Silver Star, three who received the Bronze Star, ten who were awarded Purple Hearts, and two who were prisoners of war. There is also one who died after World War II in a military accident overseas. Military Heroes includes a section on each of the wars the United States Armed Forces have been involved between the Civil War and the Vietnam War. The wars are in chronological order. Each war also has stories about Puerto de Luna participants. There are also photographs of many of the soldiers included. The soldiers who made the Supreme Sacrifice are included in each section. Each of the soldiers who lost his life while in service to his county is included along with biographical information and a photograph. Their stories are very poignant and a constant reminder that our precious Freedom has been made possible through their hardships and sacrifices.
- Paperback | 170 pages
- 215.9 x 279.4 x 10.92mm | 508.02g
- 28 Jan 2015
- Createspace Independent Pub