5 episodes

Ken Harbaugh tells the stories of service members who have distinguished themselves through an act of valor. These stories from the Civil War to present day include recipients who were originally overlooked for the medal as well as those who were celebrated at the time.

This podcast is made in partnership with The National Medal of Honor Museum.

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    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

Ken Harbaugh tells the stories of service members who have distinguished themselves through an act of valor. These stories from the Civil War to present day include recipients who were originally overlooked for the medal as well as those who were celebrated at the time.

This podcast is made in partnership with The National Medal of Honor Museum.

    Hershel "Woody" Williams

    Hershel "Woody" Williams

    The last surviving Marine to have received the Medal of Honor during World War II, Woody Williams' heroism was vital to American efforts in the Battle of Iwo Jima.

    • 3 min
    William Pitsenbarger

    William Pitsenbarger

    William "Pits" Pitsenbarger flew in helicopter rescue missions to treat and evacuate wounded soldiers and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his selfless actions near Cam My, Vietnam in 1966.
    Pitsenbarger's heroism was the subject of the recent film The Last Full Measure, starring Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jeremy Irvine as Pitsenbarger.

    • 2 min
    Audie Murphy

    Audie Murphy

    Before Audie Murphy was a 1950s Hollywood star, he earned a Medal of Honor for his bravery in Germany during World War II.

    • 2 min
    John Chapman

    John Chapman

    John Chapman, the first airman since Vietnam to be awarded the medal, earned his Medal of Honor during Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan.

    • 3 min
    Jacob Parrott

    Jacob Parrott

    Jacob Parrott received the first Medal of Honor ever awarded for his participation in the Great Locomotive Chase during the Civil War.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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Pod fan

Amazing show. Concise, well-researched, and compelling.

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Quality & Concise

It seems like a lot of podcasts these days push 40+ minutes for every episode. It's super refreshing to have a concise piece of focused & polish content for a change. Love it!

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American Heroism

A fitting podcast that offers insight into the heroism of so many American soldiers in a well crafted format.

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