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Joseph (Bob) Kerrey, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War

Joseph (Bob) Kerrey, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War

Despite serious wounds, Lieutenant Joseph “Bob” Kerrey led his Navy SEAL team on a daring attack into enemy territory on March 14, 1969 near Nha Trang Bay, South Vietnam. Kerrey was awarded the Medal of Honor on May 14, 1970, and went on to become the governor of Nebraska and, later, a U.S. senator.

Read more about Kerrey and other Medal recipients in MEDAL OF HONOR at http://www.artisanbooks.com/products/9781579654627/