This booklet contains the criteria for the 47 plus different medals, ribbons, awards and
decorations cited in the book: "Military Roll Call: The Littrell Family of Mississippi
County,... More > Missouri". It is not meant to be a complete guide to all Medals, Ribbons
Awards and Decorations issued by the armed forces and it is not meant to be
authoritative. It is just meant as a supplement to the MRC book with links and locations of sources to more
Obtaining Military Records:
Copies of most military and medical records on file can be made available upon request from Official Military Personnel Files. This book contains copies of, and internet addresses of, the necessary forms.
Obtaining a Veterans Plaque (tombstone)
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) furnishes upon request, at no charge to the applicant, a Government headstone or marker for the grave of any deceased
eligible Veteran in any cemetery. This book contains copies of, and internet addresses of, the necessary forms.< Less
The love of a grandmother for her only granddaughter brings Ida into the fast paced world of computers, the Internet, and geocaching. Unbeknownst to her granddaughter Elisabeth, Ida has hatched a... More > secret plan all her own: a tried and true scheme to bring forth a secret of the ancient world to the modern world of today. Set against the lush backdrop of Indiana’s historic Kankakee River, “Tres Bon Medal” is a tale of hidden cache, cryptic messages, mythical places, and daring adventure seekers, told as swift as the magical waters that will forever bind them all.< Less
Brian Rowell is a sergeant in the part-time Rhodedsian Army, in the nineteen seventies, fighting against African guerillas determined to take their country back from its colonial rulers. He does his... More > duty without question, until he realises that the war is degenerating into one of vicious attrition, mainly against civilians, where the atrocities of one side match the other. He and a handful of volunteers, decide to fight only armed guerrillas. Usually outnumbered and out-gunned by the guerrillas they clash with, they develop a reputation for ruthlessness, but their flat refusal, against direct orders, to harass civilians, gets them into deep trouble with Army Command. Rowell fights on, trapped by a war that has become completely pointless. He has a love-hate relationship with a beautiful English woman, also trapped by the war. She hates Rowell the soldier, but loves Rowell the man. This creates unbearable tension between them until the explosive climax.< Less
MEDALLIC HISTORY OF UNITED STATES of AMERICA 1776-1876
By J F Loubat
This book is a thoroughly researched work on the medals of the United States in the first century of its independence.
There... More > were 86 medals given away by congress in these 100 years starting with the gold medal, for George Washington for his siege of boston, specially engraved in paris under the direction of Benjamin Franklin.
This definitive and exhaustive history of medals contains illustrations of the medals, biographical sketches, descriptions and resolutions and letters related to the medals.
This eBook contains 170 Illustrations of the Medals< Less
"The Power of the Saint Benedict Medal" brings forth the origin, uses and power of the St. Benedict Medal.
Eduoard Desire Marie Joseph van Speybrouck wrote a book that contained vital... More > information about the origin, power, and use of the Saint Benedict Medal. The book, originally published in 1910, contained this vital information. Your author knows the tremendous power of the St. Benedict Medal and wants you to share in it.< Less
Why should anyone murder a harmless provincial librarian? So - Manslaughter, said the Coroner's Jury, just as his murderers had expected when they plotted his violent and horrible death. Yet their... More > victim was not quite so ordinary as he seemed; he had one uncommon and beautiful talent; which, though it took thirty years, would eventually lead to their downfall.< Less