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Many of the HERO STORIES, history, citations and other information detailed in this website are, at least for now, available in PRINT or DIGITAL format from AMAZON.COM. The below comprise the nearly 4-dozen  "Home Of Heroes" books currently available.

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Medal of Honor Books

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This series of books contains the citations for ALL Medals of Honor awarded to that branch of service, with brief biographical data and photos of many of the recipients. Some of them also include citations for other awards, analysis of awards, data tables and analysis and more. These are LARGE volumes, each 8 1/2" x 11" and more than 500 pages each. Click on a book to find it on Amazon.com where you can find more details on what is contained in each book, as well as to get a free preview. Each volume is $24.95.

Heroes in the War on Terrorism

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NAVY    -  MARINES   -  AIR FORCE   - ARMY O.E.F.  - ARMY O.I.F.

These books contain the citations for nearly all of the awards of the Silve Star and higher to members of each branch of service in the War on Terrorism. Books include photos of most recipients, some biographical data, analysis of awards by rank, unit, date, and more.

ENCYCLOPEDIA of AMERICAN MILITARY HEROES

With the 5 Medal of Honor volumes above, these compilations comprise a virtual 28-volume ENCYCLOPEDIA of decorated American heroes(15,000 pages)  with award citations, history, tables & analysis, and detailed indexes of ACEs, FLAG OFFICERS, and more. (Click on any book to see it in Amazon.com - $24.95 Each Volume)

United States Army Heroes

Distinguished Service Cross

Distinguished Service Medals
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1873 - 1941 Korea Vietnam 1862 - 1960 RVN - Present

United States Navy Heroes

Navy Cross Silver Star Navy Corpsmen
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1915 - 1941 WWII Korea - Present WWII

United States Marine Corps Heroes

Navy Cross Silver Star
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1915 - WWII Korea - Present 1900 - 1941 WWII 1947 - Korea Vietnam - Present

WINGS OF VALOR
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The Defining Generation
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Updates and Upgrades

HomeOfHeroes.com

Medal of Honor Database

(On CD/ROM)*

 

 

Since we began developing this database three years, 32 Medals of Honor have been presented and new information had to be added.  As we go to press, at least one additional presentation is confirmed that will again change the data.  Also in that same time period, 31 living Medal of Honor recipients passed away.  Such changes make it necessary for us to periodically update our database.

In addition to these updates, we from time to time have to update when:

  1. We receive new photos of recipients we previously did not have in our database, or better quality photos of recipients already in our database.

  2. We find information previously unknown about recipients, such as locating the burial site of a recipient.

  3. We find corrected information on a recipient.  We believe our current database is the most accurate compilation of Medal of Honor data presently available.  None-the-less, from time to time we obtain information (from family members, personal interviews in old publications, etc.) that corrects previous information.

  4. We develop new forms and queries to allow database users additional options on the main switchboard.

Unlike printed media like books, the database can be quickly and easily updated.  Our plan is to make an updated version of the database available at least annually (and more frequently when major revisions are necessary).  Upgraded/updated versions of the database can be purchased for the low price of $9.95 plus $4.95 for postage and handling.  This option is only available when you purchase the initial database.

*  Persons who purchase the Limited Edition Signature Database receive with their copy a certificate entitling them to FREE upgrades (you pay only postage and handling) for life.

*Persons or organizations who purchase a Public Use License receive with that license a certificate entitling them to FREE upgrades (pay only postage and handling) for life. 

 

About the Author:

Doug Sterner is the webmaster for HomeOfHeroes.com and has devoted much of his life to preserving the history of our Medal of Honor recipients.  He has some of the most extensive files and collections in existence and draws the data for this program from multiple resources and years of experience.

He began developing this database three years ago, primarily to aid in the development of this website.  Virtually single-handedly, with no funding or support other than the dedication of my family, he has built the HomeOfHeroes.com website into one of the largest and most visited military sites on the Internet.   He chose to market this database for two reasons:

1)  To make this information more widely available to more people, and
2)   As "seed money" to continue his efforts in keeping HomeOfHeroes.com on line.

As a "one-man project" he is fully aware that in the first years of making this database available, he will receive many suggestions on how to improve the data.  The upgraded/updated versions of the database are designed update data and to fix and improve upon glitches allowing us not only live up to, but exceed our customers' expectations.

 

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