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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 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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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.


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 - $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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The Defining Generation
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Recipients of the Medal of Honor, Marine Corps Brevet Medal, 
Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

Revised and Updated: November 07, 2015

Renteria, Jess T. - DSC (WWII)
City/County Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Adams County Hight, Willard R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Alamosa Monroe, Stanley R. - DSC (WWII)
Ameche Muranaga, Kiyoshi K. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Aspen Bingham, Sidney V. - DSC (WWII)
Atwood Coverdell, Vern A. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Ault Benavides, Adolfo - NC (Korea)
  Martinez, Joseph P. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Avon (B) Prater, Leonard Rolla - NC (WWII)
Boulder Blasongame, Richard N. - NC (Korea)
  Burke, Arleigh Albert - NC (WWII)
  Evans, Edwin V. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Morrison, William L. - DSC (WWI)
  Pucket, Donald Dale (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Swanson, Jon E. (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Carkener, Stuart (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Fredlund, Victor - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Smith, Fred Sherry (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Tompkins, Rathvon McC. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Wilson, Ralph E. - NC (WWII)
Buckingham (B) Gray, Philip R. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Burlington (B) Cain, Lyle B. - DSC (WWI)
Calhan Funk, Jesse N. - MOH (WWI)
Coal Creek (B) Shootman, Charles Roscoe (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Coalmont Coyte, Ralph H. - NC (WWII)
Cold Creek (B) Aibner, August - DSC (WWI)
Colorado Springs Lindstrom, Floyd K. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Phillips, James Holden - DSC (WWII)
  Schur, Curtis N. - DSC (WWII)
  Wiley, James E. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Lowe, Edward S. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Thayer, Willilam Rudolph - NC (WWII)
  Young, Gerald Orren - MOH (Vietnam War)
Conejos DeHerrera, Willie B. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Cortez Brixley, Lloyd A., Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Kemper, George Emil - 2 NCs (WWII)
De Beque (B) Smith, Robert O. - DSC (WWI)
Deer Creek (B) Boydston, Erwin Jay - MOH (China Relief)
Del Norte (B) Denton, Hugh V. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Delta Bowie, James W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Marts, Alvin Lee (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  (B) Peterson, Robert James - NC (WWII)


Andrew, Flynn Lambert Anthony - DSC (WWI)
Babst, Julius J. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Bahl, Walter Timothy (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Bailey, Clarence A. - DSC (WWI)
Baker, Harry I. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Baker, William H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Beatty, George W. - DSC (WWI)
Brehm, Walter J. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Bush, Billy - NC (WWII)
Bushnell, Theodore K. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Butterfield, Olin J. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Chapman, Elbridge G., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Chiles, Marcellus Holms (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
Coker, Ronald Leroy (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Dawson, Leo H. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Deland, Thorndike - DSC (WWI)
Dennison, Charles S. - DSC (WWI)
DeTemple, Carl Nicholas - 2 NCs (WWII)
Dyer, Fred W. - DSC (WWII)
Fryar, Elmer E. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Garcia, Fortunato - DSC (WWII)
Georgi, William F. - DSC (Korea)
Gevara, Albert Jose (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Grove, William Remsburg - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Gustafson, Rolland H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Hackman, Don G. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Hamilton, Gilbert Lee (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Higgins, Patrick P. - DSC (WWI)
Jenks, Dean N. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Kidd, Clifford C. - DSC (WWI)
Knight, Joseph F. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Krulak, Victor H. - NC (WWII)
Lindblad, Carl J. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Lowry, Francis B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Martin, Duane Whitney (KIA) - AFC (Vietnam)
McWethy, Edgar Lee (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Means, Rice W. - DSC (Spanish-American)
Melville, Max E. - NC (WWII)
Mendenhall, Fred D. - DSC (WWI)
Morgan, Thomas Davis (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Pardee, Melvin V. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Pino, Manuel S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Raymond, Fred Luman (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Roberts, Robert Earl (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Rose, Maurice - DSC (WWII)
Ross, Donald Kirby - MOH (WWII)
Rudolph, Ernest E. - DSC (WWI)
Ruth, John R. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Schuman, John P. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Sedell, Thomas Roy - 2 NCs (WWII)
Shepard, Floyd (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Smead, Burton A. - DSC (WWI)
Smith, Dexter Walden - NC (WWII)
Smith, Fred Sherry (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Smith, Robert O. - DSC (WWI)
Stirling, Thomas - DSC (WWI)
Sundin, Milton C. - DSC (WWI)
Tompkins, Rathvon McC. - NC (WWII)
Tyler, Warner William - NC (WWII)
Walker, Kenneth Newton - MOH (WWII)
Wallace, George Weed - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Wickersham, J. Hunter (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
(B) Bassett, Rexford O. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
(B) Batten, Rollin Morgan, Jr. - NC (WWII)
(B) Bonnalie, Allan F. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Brandon, Clyde - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
(B) Brown, George V. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Clarke, Robert Cleminson - NC (WWII)
(B) Folsom, John G. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Herrick, Robert Frank - NC (WWII)
(B) Hobson, Henry W. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Kerwin, Joseph N. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Maier, William (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) McDermott, Cleveland W. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Moore, Clayton H. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Niles, Julius (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
(B) Reed, George Alexander - NC (WWII)
(B) Russell, Thomas Nathan - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
(B) Scott, Regnoll C. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Ware, Keith Lincoln (KIA)  - MOH (WWII), DSC (Vietnam)
(B) Wilson, Josephus B. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)


Name and Award Details
Dolores Archibeque, Max Marcellini - NC (WWII)
Durango Olbert, Richard N. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Swift, Vaughn F. - DSC (WWII)
  Willis, Edward S. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Woods, Harry Melvin - DSC (WWI)
Eaton Maul, Elmer - NC (WWII)
Englewood Kelley, Jerry Conrad (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Erie Lawley, Alvin E. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Florence McCandless, Bruce - MOH (WWII)
  McCandless, Byron - NC (WWI)
Fort Collins Benell, Otto E. - DSC (WWI)
  Preston, Benjamin Gifford - 3 NCs (WWII)
  Saracino, Frank DePaul, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Walt, Lewis William - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) West, Chester Howard - MOH (WWI)
Fort Logan (B) Graves, Sidney C. - DSC (WWI), DSC (Siberia)
Fort Lupton Chase, John W. - DSC (WWI)
Fort Lyon Palrang, Arthur M. (KIA) - NC (Nicaragua)
  Tuttle, Paul V., Jr. - DSC (WWII)
Fort Morgan Serna, Marcelino - DSC (WWI)
Gill Sandh, Robin (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gladstone La Grow, Elgia - DSC (WWI)
Glenwood Springs Guild, John Ninian (KIA) - NC (Korea)
  Jacobs, Wendell W. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Arkman, Frank (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Golden Beere, Donald M. - DSC (WWI)
  Fertig, Wendell W. - DSC (WWII)
  Nelson, Harold E. - NC (WWII)
Grand Junction Welch, Vivian Warren (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Greeley Burkhart, Calvin - NC (WWII)
  Seastrand, Einar W. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Baker, Emory L. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Gill, Richard R. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Maul, Elmer - NC (WWII)
Hesperus (B) Olbert, Richard N. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Holly Rockwell, Mearl Colin (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Hygiene Day, Stephen W. (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Ignacio (B) Mills, Lanson Davis - NC (WWII)
Jumbo Town Reilley, Charles R. - DSC (WWI)
Kit Carson Comfort, Willis E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
La Junta Harrison, Fred A. - DSC (Philippines)
  (B) Acheson, William Chalmers (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Guillen, Ambrosio (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Lafayette Shootman, Charles Roscoe (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Lamar Campbell, Kendall C. (KIA) - 2 NCs (WWII)
Larimer County Hall, Jack W. - DSC (WWII)
  Maxwell, Robert Dale - MOH (WWII)
Las Animas (B) Graves, Ora - MOH (WWI)
Leadville Burn, William R. - DSC (WWII)
  (B) McWethy, Edgar Lee (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Lily Barnes, Frank C., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Limon Rogers, Will (AKA: John Foster) - DSC (WWI)
Littleton Andersen, Clarence Norman (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Larsen, Henry L. - NC (WWI), NC (Nicaragua)
Longmont (B) Pucket, Donald Dale (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Slocum, Harry Browning - NC (WWII)
Loveland Burton, Lawrence E. - DSC (WWII)
  Upton, Frank Monroe - MOH (WWI)
  (B) Schlendering, Harold G. - NC (WWII)
Minturn Schlegel, Charles Frederick - NC (WWII)
Montrose (B) Loesch, Gregory K. - NC (WWII)
Morrison (B) La Grow, Elgia - DSC (WWI)
Norwood Sullivan, William Q. - DSC (WWI)
Olathe Denton, Hugh V. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Paonia Herrick, Robert Frank - NC (WWII)
Pueblo Crawford, William John - MOH (WWII)
  Decesaro, Alfred Michele - NC (WWII)
  Dix, Drew Dennis - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Dunn, James, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Greening, Victor E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Hambelton, Frank E. - DSC (WWII)
  Kelly, Leo P. - DSC (WWI)
  Muckley, Dwight S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Murphy, Raymond Gerald - MOH (Korean War)
  Sitter, Carl Leonard - MOH (Korean War)
  (B) Benell, Otto E. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Bush, Billy - NC (WWII)
  (B) Hathaway, Amos Townsend - NC (WWII)
  (B) Hyman, Willford Milton (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Sullivan, William Q. - DSC (WWI)
Rifle (B) Welch, Vivian Warren (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Rockville (B) Strakey, George - DSC (Siberia)
San Acacia (B) Ward, Robert E. M. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Sedalia Bradley, Russell, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Sedgwick (B) Nelson, Harold E. - NC (WWII)
Sedgwick County Rowland, Loren E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Simla Marshall, Leroy F. - DSC (WWI)
Sopris Laiminger, Alfred S. - DSC (WWI)
Spanish Peaks (B) Moore, James H., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Spicer (B) Coyte, Ralph H. - NC (WWII)
Stratton (B) Dunn, James, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Sugar City Butler, John Munroe (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Witt, Walter S. - DSC (WWI)
Timnath (B) Preston, Benjamin Gifford - 3 NCs (WWII)
Trinidad Peterson, Robert James - NC (WWII)
Victor (B) Reilley, Charles R. - DSC (WWI)
Walsh Bryan, Horace Dewain (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Wheatridge Beard, James T. - NC (Korea)
  Thouvenell, Armand Rene (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Wiley Corbett, James Jasper (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Wray Funk, Harold Nathan - NC (WWII)
  (B) McVey, Joseph E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)



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