Heroes: The Untold Stories
Cassandra has a great guest post up at The Mudville Gazette. (As a regular reader of her site, I'm sure there will be more.) Click here or here to read her post. Just to whet your appetite:
Uncommon valor was a common virtue"
- Admiral Chester A. Nimitz, speaking of the Battle of Iwo Jima
Some receive medals. Others rest in flag-draped coffins or come home strapped to hospital gurneys. Many quietly return to duty, with little or no notice taken of their actions. Today I hope to remind you of all three kinds of heroes. ...