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Word: valor

Definition: bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave


Sentences Containing 'valor'

"M.D." was reprinted as part of publisher Russ Cochran's "Complete EC Library" collection, alongside "Valor" and "Impact" as Volume 2 of the "New Direction Part 2" slipcased set (1985).
Acts of valor that, on other fields, on other days, would have been rewarded with the Medal of Honor or Distinguished Service Cross or a Silver Star were recognized only with a telegram saying, 'The Secretary of the Army regrets...'
All who witnessed cheered his valor, but he left the scene to avoid their accolades.
Awards for Valor recognize bravery in action against an enemy and have an attached "V" device Valor device.
Charles Bean was the official war historian of the First World War and was influential in establishing the importance of ANZAC in Australian history and mythology, with such prose as ""Anzac stood, and still stands, for reckless valor in a good cause, for enterprise, resourcefulness, fidelity, comradeship and endurance, that will never own defeat"".
Crowley authored a bill that provided the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor to all emergency workers who died as a result of the terrorist acts.
Diodorus' statement about Greek valor to preserve their liberty is inserted in the film, but his mention of Persian valor is omitted.
For as the one ship that held them all; though it was put together of all contrasting things--oak, and maple, and pine wood; iron, and pitch, and hemp--yet all these ran into each other in the one concrete hull, which shot on its way, both balanced and directed by the long central keel; even so, all the individualities of the crew, this man's valor, that man's fear; guilt and guiltiness, all varieties were welded into oneness, and were all directed to that fatal goal which Ahab their one lord and keel did point to.
For his actions in Korea leading up to his death, Brown was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart Medal, and the Air Medal. For the failed rescue attempt, Hudner received the Medal of Honor, the highest valor award presented by the U.S. military.
For his merits he was decorated with the Bronze Medal of Military Valor.
For his valor, he was promoted to lieutenant and posted to Querétaro.
He served as a Lieutenant on the French and Italian Fronts, where he was awarded the Italian decoration, the "Medaglia di Bronzo al Valor Militare", in recognition of his 'contempt for danger' during the retreat from Caporetto; he later wrote a memoir of the war called "With British Guns in Italy".
He was awarded two Lifesaving Awards from the Houston Police Department and the Medal of Valor from the state of Texas for his work in the Southeast Gang Task Force.
Heroically carrying out this task, he made the supreme sacrifice--a climax to the valor and courage that are in keeping with highest traditions of the military service.
His citation reads in part: He fought with valor in Battle of Saipan, for which he received the Navy Cross.
Howard's original version of the story was first published in 1987 in "Echoes of Valor" and more recently in the collections "The Conan Chronicles Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon" (Gollancz, 2001) and "" (Del Rey Books, 2005).
In 1278 Mágya received his noble title, because of his valor in the Battle on the Marchfeld.
In 1291, it was recorded as having an income of £52 The 1534 Valor Ecclesiasticus records the priory's income as £61 16s.
In addition to the Medal of Honor, Murray received three Silver Stars, two Bronze Stars with Valor devices, a Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman Badge for his World War II service.
In July, 2011, a new design plan for the proposed expansion was released by the fundraising committee, Wings of Valor Capitol Campaign.
Mi Gran Valor - La Vida de Samuel Beniquez; el Hijo de Aarón" by Miguel Amadeus and Samuel Ortiz Ramos (2005).
Pierpont M. Hamilton were the first Army Air Forces recipients of the Medal in the European-Mediterranean theater of World War II and the only AAF members to be awarded that decoration for valor not involving air combat.
Scott Waugh is an American film director, producer, and former stunt performer, best known for directing the 2012 war film "Act of Valor" with Mike McCoy.
Several decorations (Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Copmmendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal) may be awarded for Valor, or for Merit.
Sydney G. Gumpertz (October 24, 1879 - February 16, 1971) was a United States Army First Sergeant and recipient to the highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — during World War I. Medal of Honor citation.
That immaculate manliness we feel within ourselves, so far within us, that it remains intact though all the outer character seem gone; bleeds with keenest anguish at the undraped spectacle of a valor-ruined man.
The 111th Fighter Wing's achievement of voluntarily deploying to austere bases in two separate combat operations within a five-month period was part of the reason the unit was awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, with Valor, in 2005.
The flag of the Philippines has a red trapezoid on the bottom signifying blood, courage, and valor (also, if the flag is inverted so that the red trapezoid is on top and the blue at the bottom, it indicates a state of war).
The high income is meant to ensure that individuals obtain the necessary skills (e.g. medical or graduate school) and complete their tasks with the necessary valor.
Their involvement in the operations garnered the squadron an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor.
This list represents all of the 137 United States military personnel who received the Medal of Honor for valor in combat during the Korean War.

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