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Subcategory: Engineering and Transport
Author: Max Arthur
ISBN: 0330491334
ISBN13: 978-0330491334
Language: English
Publisher: Pan MacMillan (May 2005)
Pages: 720
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Max Arthur is the author of ten previous books, including the bestsellers Forgotten Voices of the Great War .

Max Arthur is the author of ten previous books, including the bestsellers Forgotten Voices of the Great War, Above all - Courage, and There Shall Be Wings. He is the military obituarist for the Independent. 23 people found this helpful.

Symbol of Courage: A History of the Victoria Cross. Arthur, Max (April 11, 2005). Dambusters: A Landmark Oral History. Sidgwick & Jackson. ISBN 978-0-7535-1573-0. Arthur, Max (April 29, 2010).

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The Victoria Cross can only be awarded for 'most conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty i. .Symbol of Courage : A History of the Victoria Cross. Select Format: Hardcover.

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The award of the Victoria Cross to Lieut. Ronald Neil Stuart, . and Sea. William Williams, . a b p. 304, Symbol of Courage, Max Arthur. p. 127, The Naval VCs, Stephen Snelling

The award of the Victoria Cross to Lieut. was announced in The London Gazette no. 30194, dated 20 July 1917. 127, The Naval VCs, Stephen Snelling. 128, The Naval VCs, Stephen Snelling.

The Victoria Cross can only be awarded for & conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of.

The Victoria Cross can only be awarded for & conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy. It has been awarded only 1,354 times since the Crimean War, the majority going to British and Commonwealth troops. Symbol of Courage vividly brings the story of the medal to life, giving a narrative history from the Crimean War to the recent war in Afghanistan.

Symbol of Courage is a ground-breaking history of Britain"s most famous medal, the Victoria Cross, and a tribute .

Symbol of Courage is a ground-breaking history of Britain"s most famous medal, the Victoria Cross, and a tribute to the extraordinary men who have won it. The Victoria Cross can only be awarded for "most conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy". Max Arthur, who is an acclaimed military historian and bestselling author of Forgotten Voices of the Great War, has written a fascinating and comprehensive study that will appeal to everyone interested in the nature of courage.

Posthumous Award of the Victoria Cross. Skipper Thomas Crisp, . Symbol of Courage, A History of the Victoria Cross. Harvey, David (1999). Monuments to Courage. Naval & Military Press Lt.Snelling, Stephen (2002).

of Max Arthur's splendid oral histories, giving the .

of Max Arthur's splendid oral histories, giving the undiluted voices literally of princes and paupers. this is a rich and informative read. BBC History Magazine. Max Arthur served with the RAF and he has written several best-selling oral history books about twentieth-century history in war and peacetime. He lectures on strategy and leadership and writes for the Independent. His previous books include & All', & & Voices of the Great War', & Voices of the Second World War', & of Courage: A History of the Victoria Cross' and & Voices of the Royal Navy'.

The Victoria Cross can only be awarded for `most conspicuous bravery, or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy.` It has been awarded only 1,354 times since 1856, the majority going to British and Commonwealth troops.

Symbol of Courage vividly brings the story of the medal to life, giving a narrative history from the Crimean War to the recent war in Afghanistan. It includes many first-hand accounts of individual acts of bravery and describes what happened to the VC holders, some of whom found `it was harder wearing the medal than winning it`. It also gives a complete listing of every VC holder with details of the action in which they won the medal. Written by acclaimed military historian Max Arthur, this is a fascinating and comprehensive study that will appeal to everyone who is interested in military history.

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