An award not a medal

Servicemen are awarded the Victoria Cross.
They receive it.
It is bestowed upon on.
They do not WIN it.
It is not a gold medal in the Olympics.


4 Responses to “An award not a medal”

  1. A medal not an award « Victoria’s cross? Says:

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  2. breathinghistory Says:

    The picture is of Adam Wakenshaw. His story has been quite significant to me. I first came across it in a book by Terry Deary. I emailed him to discuss the approach he had taken. Bascially, Terry argued that though Wakenshaw was awarded the VC, in ‘real’ lie he was a bully. It struck a cord and highlighted the ‘warrior hero’ cult that has been present in most of my work.

  3. Amy Grant Says:

    Really nice site you have here. I’ve been reading for a while but this post made me want to say 2 thumbs up. Keep up the great work

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