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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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Statistics For

A.B.M.C. Cemeteries

American Battle Monument Commission

 

Burial Statistics by war and cemetery:

Cemetery Country

Size/Acres

Interred

Missing

Total

MOH

Mexico City Mexico 1 813 750 1563 0
Corozal Panama 16 5,144   5144 0
     World War I
Flanders Field Belgium 6 368 43 411 0
Brookwood England 4.5 468 563 1031 1
Aisne-Marne France 42 2,289 1060 3349 1
Meuse-Argonne France 130 14,246 954 15200 9
Oise-Aisne France 36 6,012 241 6253 0
Somme France 14 1,844 333 2177 3
St. Mihiel France 40 4,153 284 4437 1
Suresnes France 7.5 1,565 974 2539 0

WWI Totals:

280 30,945 4,452 35,397 15
     World War II
Ardennes Belgium 90 5,328 462 5790 3
Henri-Chapelle Belgium 57 7,989 450 8439 3
Cambridge England 36.5 3,812 5,126 8938 1
Brittany France 20 4,410 498 4908 2
Epinal France 48 5,255 424 5679 4
Lorraine France 113 10,489 444 10933 3
Normandy France 172 9,386 1557 10943 3
Rhone France 12 861 294 1155 0
Florence Italy 70 4,402 1,409 5811 3
Sicily-Rome Italy 77 7,862 3095 10957 2
Luxembourg Luxembourg 50 5,076 371 5447 2
Netherlands Netherlands 65 8,301 1723 10024 6
North Africa Tunisia 27 2,841 3724 6565 1
Manila Philippines 152 17,206 36,282 53488 28

WWII Totals:

989.5 93,218 55,859 149,077 61

 GRAND TOTAL:  

          1,287

   130,120

   1,061

 191,181

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RESEARCH NOTE:  We have prepared an Excel database that lists all 76 Medal of Honor recipients buried in A.B.M.C. cemeteries in an easy to use table.   Click on the link below to download and save this file.

Excel Database

 

Grave Site Photos - Medal of Honor Recipients
Buried in American Battle Monument Cemeteries
(A.B.M.C.)

WW 1
Europe

WW 2
Europe

WW 2
Pacific

Mexico & Panama
There are NO MOH Recipients in either Cemetery

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Excel Database

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