Archive of Book Reviews Published by the Association of the United States Army's ARMY Magazine

AUSA Graphic Novel Features Legendary Army Ranger

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Medal of Honor graphic novel cover
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AUSA Graphic Novel Features Legendary Army Ranger

Retired Col. Ralph Puckett, a legendary and revered Army Ranger who fought in Korea and Vietnam, is the subject of the latest graphic novel in the Association of the U.S. Army’s series on recipients of the Medal of Honor. 

Medal of Honor: Ralph Puckett tells of Puckett’s actions as commander of the 8th Army Ranger Company during the Korean War, when he led his new unit to capture a frozen hilltop near the Chinese border and battled multiple counterattacks by a much larger enemy force.

Graphic Novel Highlights 1st Medal of Honor Recipient

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Jacob Parrott graphic novel
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Graphic Novel Highlights 1st Medal of Honor Recipient

The story of Pvt. Jacob Parrott, the first soldier to be awarded the Medal of Honor, is highlighted in the newest graphic novel in the Association of the U.S. Army’s series on recipients of the nation’s highest valor award.

Medal of Honor: Jacob Parrott tells of how Parrott and 23 other men volunteered during the Civil War to go nearly 200 miles into Confederate territory to steal a train and destroy tracks behind them as they sped north, all part of a plan to prevent reinforcements from interfering with an attempted capture of Chattanooga, Tennessee.