Jeff Edwards

Articles by Jeff Edwards:

Refusing to leave his mortally wounded comrade as the enemy approached, Australian Warrant Officer Kevin Wheatley pulled the pin on two grenades and waited for…

When you have thrown on your first Victoria Cross, you have entered an elite fraternity in the history of war that commands the respect of…

The George Cross remains one of the highest military honors that can be given in the United Kingdom.  Second only to the Victoria Cross, it…

If a man earns seven Purple Hearts and lives to talk about it, he could either be described as one of the luckiest men alive…

It is hard to imagine a soldier retreating from a position of certain safety for the explicit purpose of getting captured, but that is exactly…

Modern warfare has few comparisons to the terror of World War 2.  A soldier steps into battle accepting that he might be on the receiving…

After more than 24 hours of fending off a ferocious Japanese assault, the sun began to set and the Marines of 1st Raider Battalion knew…

Much of America grew up on tales of Lassie and his ability to let humans know when a small child has fallen down a mine…

To be perfectly honest, one can’t be sure how to write a headline for the Medal of Honor actions displayed by Command Sergeant Major Bennie…

His awards would span two wars, and when it was all said and done, General John Corley would retire as one of the most highly…

There are stories often left out of popular history, not because they don’t warrant attention but because someone in battle gave so much so soon…

It goes without saying that many gallant actions of war are often never recorded and lost to the passage of time as they are treated…