America at War

25Aug 16
World War II Vet Receives Long-overdue Medals

World War II vet receives long-overdue medals

Ralph Schat earned several medals for his service in World War II. But due to some lost records, he never received them. That error was finally rectified nearly 70 years later, when South Dakota Sen. John Thune presented Schat with his long-overdue medals. Now 89, Schat was proud to finally receive his medals. Read more…

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America at War delivers an in-depth look at the role the United States played in the major wars throughout its history. Each book explores how the nation became involved in the conflict and provides interesting facts about key players, major battles, and overall impact. From dramatic moments to critical events, each spread takes readers on an exciting journey.