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Since 1854 the Victoria Cross has been the highest award for gallantry in the British Armed Forces. Supreme Courage tells the tales of some of those who have won the medal, bringing this badge of honor alive with breathtaking accounts of courage in action. Visiting battle-scenes across the globe, peppering his accounts with letters and first-hand accounts, Sir Peter de la Billiere uncovers not just heroism, but the hearts and minds of men.
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This title traces the history of the Victoria Cross, by telling the stories of those showed courage in the face of adversity and were awarded the medal.
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