In most accounts the presence of black troops, let along their heroism, is never mentioned.
This is a singular form of heroism, that is ongoing on our behalf, in the shadows, all over the world.
Her resilience and heroism as a prisoner of war convinced many in the Pentagon that women could indeed serve on the frontlines.
But little is ideal in America or anyplace else, and heroism on the cheap is a defining aspect of our commercial culture.
There are people to whom heroism under fire comes naturally and seemingly without effort, but Patton was not one of them.
It was a hopeless struggle for Corsica; but the heroism of the undaunted people moved all Europe to sympathy.
They are presented as good and evil, as vice and virtue, as villainy and heroism.
Let us look for a little at the Hero as Divinity, the oldest primary form of heroism.
But for the heroism of the signallers, it would have been insuperable.
Especially in the late war did the government learn to recognize the Spartanlike heroism of the Negro.