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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 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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1915 - WWII Korea - Present 1900 - 1941 WWII 1947 - Korea Vietnam - Present

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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

Anderson, John W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Barin, Louis T. (KIA) - NC (NC Flights-1919)
Bradshaw, Archer L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Gill, Warren Calavan - NC (WWII)
Huggins, Meredith M. - DSC (WWII)


Name and Award Details
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Albany McKnight, George Grigsby - AFC (Vietnam)
Ashland High, Frank Charles - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Aurona Durette, Robert Wallace - NC (WWII)
Baker (B) Crouter, Mark Hanna (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Holcomb, John Noble (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Bandon Auer, Charles (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Beaverton McWhorter, James Elmer (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Bend (B) Weisgerber, William D. - NC (Korea)
Cervais (B) Durette, Robert Wallace - NC (WWII)
Clackamas Bamford, Charles F. II - DSC (Korea)
Clackamus County Newton, Oscar R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Wehling, John J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Clatskanie Schneider, Merlin F. - NC (WWII)
Clovendale (B) Reusser, Kenneth L. - NC (WWII), NC (Korea)
Cloverdale Reusser, Kenneth L. - NC (WWII), NC (Korea)
Corvallis Allworth, Edward C. - MOH (WWI)
  Brett, Sereno Elmer - DSC (WWI)
  Holcomb, John Noble (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Smith, Wallace W. - DSC (WWI)
  West, John Norman (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Wight, Howard M. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Teeter, Philip H. - NC (WWII)
Cottage Grove Arnest, Howard L. - DSC (WWII)
  Gray, Philip R. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Van Poll, Hubert Clarence (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Culver Barber, Rex T. - NC (WWII)
Dayton Alderman, John Clement - NC (WWII)
Douglas County Bryant, Austin D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Enterprise (B) Ault, William Bowen (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Eugene Beebe, Lewis C. - DSC (WWI)
  Ely, Earnest E. - DSC (WWI)
  Johnson, Gerald R. (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWII)
  McKinney, Eugene B. - 3 NCs (WWII)
  Nixon, Lonnie H. - DSC (WWI)
  Stevenson, William A. - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Zilkey, Guy L. - DSC (WWI)
  Yabes, Maximo (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Falls City Bowman, Alvin Lester - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
  Haven, Chester - DSC (WWI)
Forest Grove Lemcke, Julius O. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Gould, Fred H. - DSC (Philippines)
  (B) West, John Norman (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Freewater Dakin, Hursey A. - DSC (WWI)
Gervais Lorenz, John D. - NC (WWII)
Gladstone Broomfield, Hugh D. G. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Grants Pass Presley, Albert C. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Williams, Bruce Wade - NC (WWII)
Gresham Rogers, Benjamin F. - DSC (WWI)
Hammond McClure, Walter R. - DSC (WWI)
Hillsdale Koehler, Kurt H. A. - DSC (WWI)
Hood River Crawford, Ned - DSC (WWI)
  Deibert, Charles L. - DSC (Vietnam)
  Dorroh, Jefferson D., Jr. - NC (WWII)
  Robertson, Marcus William - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
  Spaulding, David L. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Hubbard Carl, Marion Eugene - 2 NCs (WWII)
Junction City (B) McClure, Walter R. - DSC (WWI)
Klamath Falls Floren, Jimmy Erik (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
  Kohler, Robert D. - NC (Korea)
  (B) Schultz, Conrad A. - NC (WWII)
Lane County Yambert, Oliver L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lincoln County Lathrop, Kenneth F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Linton Wilcox, Gilbert W. - DSC (WWI)
Madras (B) Campbell, George Marvin (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Marion Hitchner, Omar T. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Phife, Lewis AKA: Louis Pheiff - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Marion County Boelens, Leo A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Marshfield (B) Hopkins, John L. - NC (Korea)
McMennville Kyes, James E. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
McMinnville Prosser, Bruce - NC (WWII)
  (B) Maloney, John Thomas - 2 NCs (WWII)
Medford (B) Abercrombie, William Warner (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Scheufele, Carl (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Merrill Swisher, Ralph W. - DSC (WWII)
Milwaukee (B) Perkins, Norris H., II - DSC (WWII)
Milwaukie Elder, Robert Martin - NC (WWII)
  Underwood, Gordon Waite - 3 NCs (WWII)
Monitor (B) Christman, Elwyn Lewis (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Monmouth Powell, Herbert Butler - DSC (Korea)
Multnomah Sears, Jerome F. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Multnomah County Graves, William E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Rau, Frederick (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Shields, Franklin V. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Worrall, William T. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Oregon City Trout, Chester E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Dahl, Larry Gilbert (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Oswego Stone, Reid Wentworth - NC (WWII)
Parkdale Monroe, Melvin Candee - DSC (WWII)
Philomath (B) Bowman, Alvin Lester - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)


Ackley, Ward M. - DSC (WWI)
Adams, John Carver (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Barbey, Daniel E. - NC (WWII)
Bascom, Robert - DSC (WWI)
Bates, William H. - NC (Korea)
Bird, Hobart M. - DSC (WWI)
Burgard, John C. - DSC (WWI)
Dahl, Larry Gilbert (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Donnell, John Gerald (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Growdon, James P. - DSC (WWI)
Hansen, William (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Harris, Clifford O. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Hess, John B. - NC (WWII)
Hightower, Ernest James (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Inuzuka, Mineo - DSC (Korea)
Jackson, Arthur Junior - MOH (WWII)
Jacobsen, Erling E. - NC (WWII)
Jewell, Jesse D. - NC (WWII)
Johnson, Donald W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Kilbourne, Charles Evans - MOH (Philippines), DSC (WWI)
Kingsley, David Richard (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Kyle, Ernest C. - DSC (WWI)
Lieuallen, Fred Adcook - DSC (WWI)
Lyman, Robert C. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Martini, Gary Wayne (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
McEntee, Eugene - DSC (WWI)
Meier, Terrance Leo (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Miller, Raymond AKA: Jesse Rutherford, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Noble, George B. - DSC (WWI)
Ragsdale, Irving Le Nois - DSC (WWI)
Read, Ross E. - DSC (WWI)
Renner, Joseph N. - NC (WWII)
Roberts, Samuel Booker, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Saul, Tom W. - DSC (WWI)
Schoeni, Walter Paul - NC (WWII)
Sharff, Alfred L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Simonelli, Orazio - NC (WWII)
Stearns, David W. - DSC (WWI)
Struble, Arthur D. - DSC (Korea)
Stryker, Stuart S. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Swenson, Karl J. - DSC (WWI)
Updegraff, William N. - NC (WWII)
Wilcox, Ralph M. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Winters, Robert LaVerne - NC (WWII)
Wood, Lambert A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Wood, William J. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Alderman, John Clement - NC (WWII)
(B) Brett, Sereno Elmer - DSC (WWI)
(B) Buchan, Robert B. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Cohn, David H. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
(B) Cohn, Eugene S. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Cox, Lewis B. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Gunst, Gerald H. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Hofstetter, Arnold Christian - NC (WWII)
(B) Maloy, Thomas Joel (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Pedersen, Ingvald O. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Prewitt, Vance Carlyle (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Rossi, Herman Joseph, Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Schwerin, William E. - NC (WWII)
(B) Sherwood, James E. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
(B) Simpson, Rodger Whitten - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Turner, Richmond K. - NC (WWII)
(B) Wallace, Thomas Garrow - NC (WWII)


Name and Award Details
Prineville Holub, Anthony C. - DSC (WWII)
Rogue River (B) Presley, Albert C. - DSC (WWI)
Salem Dewitz, Helmuth - DSC (WWI)
  Dyer, William Connell, Jr. - DSC (WWII)
  Mason, Francis W. - DSC (WWI)
  Rosson, William Bradford - DSC (WWII)
  Williams, Bruce Wade - NC (WWII)
  Wilson, Ralph E. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Gatch, Thomas Leigh - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Mershon, Vance - DSC (WWI)
Scotts Mills Gehrman, Frank R. - DSC (WWII)
Sheridan Teats, Grant W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Sherwood Rasmussen, Axel (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Silverton Specht, Lyle E. - NC (WWII)
Stanfield Hills, Clifford C. - NC (WWII)
Stayton (B) Dewitz, Helmuth - DSC (WWI)
The Dalles Kaufman, Loren R. (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
  (B) Fadden, Harry Delmar - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Turner (B) Read, Ross E. - DSC (WWI)
Umatilla County (B) Lieuallen, Fred Adcook - DSC (WWI)
Union Wells, Dean A. - NC (WWII)
Viento (B) Bird, Hobart M. - DSC (WWI)
Waldport (B) Stearns, David W. - DSC (WWI)
Willamina (B) Auer, Charles (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Willows (B) Womack, John H. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Wyoming (B) Saul, Tom W. - DSC (WWI)


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