3,474 men and women have received the highest military decoration—The Medal of Honor. These are their stories. This documentary chronicles the highest award given to military personnel for their extreme bravery, valor and harrowing sacrifices. With this DVD, you'll learn about the most courageous acts performed by the people who fight for American freedom. You'll discover the history of the award and it's recipients through live re-enactments, interviews and archival footage. Disc 1 includes: (1) The Civil War, (2) World War I, (3) World War II Europe.