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

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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

  Name and Award Details
Anacostia Green, Donald R. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  Green, Donald R. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Georgetown Baker, Charles - MOH (Civil War)
Takoma Park Creech, Jesse Orin - DSC (WWI)

Washington, D.C.

Alexander, Ralph Clonts - NC (WWII)
Allison, Carl Oscar - DSC (WWI)
Aurand, Evan P. - NC (WWII)
Badger, Oscar Charles - MOH (Vera Cruz), NC (WWI)
Barnes, Will Croft - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Baron, Richard S. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Bausell, Lewis Kenneth (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Behnke, Heinrich - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Bell, Dennis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Berkeley, Randolph Carter - MOH (Vera Cruz), NC (Nicaragua)
Besson, Robert - DSC (WWII)
Bortz, Kilmer Schmuck - 2 NCs (WWII)
Bradbury, Sanford - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Brice, Arthur Tilghman, Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Burrows, Albert C. - NC (WWII)
Burrus, John Clinton - NC (WWII)
Butler, William Clayton, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Butterfield, Daniel Adams - MOH (Civil War)
Byrne, Bernard Abert - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Capehart, Charles E. - MOH (Civil War)
Carpentier, George R. - DSC (WWI)
Carson, John Spencer (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Casey, Hugh John - DSC (WWII)
Chambers, Justice Marion - MOH (WWII)
Chandler, Theodore Edson (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Cheever, Benjamin Harrison - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Church, James Robb - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Clementson, Merrill K. - NC (WWII)
Cogswell, Theodore L. - DSC (WWI)
Colburn, Alvin - DSC (WWI)
Connolly, Bartholomew J., III - NC (WWII)
Cooner, Bunyan Randolph (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Copeland, Samuel - DSC (Philippines)
Corbett, John R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Cotrell, Lewis - NC (WWII)
Courts, George McCall - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Cox, William Ruffin - NC (WWII)
Danis, Anthony Leo - NC (U.S.S. Kearny Incident, 1941)
Davis, James W. - NC (WWII)
Dessez, Paul T. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Dickinson, Dwight, Jr. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Dickson, Harlan Rockey (KIA) - 2 NCs (WWII)
Donaldson, John Owen - DSC (WWI)
Dorsey, James W., Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Downing, Gerald D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
DuBose, Laurance Toombs - 3 NCs (WWII)
Dulin, Thaddeus Ronsaville (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Dunlap, Robert H. - NC (WWI), NC (France, 1931)
Durkee, Richard W. - DSC (Korea)
Eaton, Charles H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Farnsworth, Thomas H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Floege, Ernst F. - DSC (WWII)
Flynt, Lloyd Clayton - NC (WWII)
Frederick, Paul H. - DSC (WWII)
Geary, William J. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gill, William Tignor, Jr. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Givot, Martin Lionel (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Gordon, Erskine - DSC (WWI)
Gross, George (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gulick, Louis M. - NC (Nicaragua)
Hamilton, George Wallace (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWI), NC (WWI)
Handy, Edward H. - DSC (WWI)
Harrington, David - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Harris, William Frederick (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Hastings, Burden Robert (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Hayden, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Healy, James Andrew - DSC (WWI)
Holcomb, Thomas - NC (WWI)
Hooker, George (KIA) - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Howard, Samuel L. - NC (WWII)
Hull, Harry - NC (WWII)
Humphrey, Charles F., Jr. - DSC (Philippines)
Jennings, Carter Brooks - NC (WWII)
Jensen, Alvin J. - NC (WWII)
Johnson, Howard R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Johnson, James Edmund (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Jones, Thomas Edward - DSC (WWI)
Kauffman, Draper Laurence - 2 NCs (WWII)
Keefer, Philip Bogan - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Kenner, Albert W. - DSC (WWI)
Kilcourse, Thomas J. - NC (Nicaragua)
Kimmell, Harry L. (KIA) - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Knight, John T., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Knox, Dudley Wright - NC (WWI)
Kollock, Lorenzo (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Kuzminsky, Abe M. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lake, Horace A. - DSC (WWI)
Land, George R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lanigan, John R. - NC (WWII)
Laning, Caleb B. - NC (WWII)
Larner, Gorman DeFreest - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Lee, James Richard - NC (WWII)
Lee, John Marshall - NC (WWII)
Lenihan, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Lewis, Bernard - DSC (WWI)
Linkous, Charlie E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lipscomb, Harry - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Lowe, Frank L. - NC (WWII)
Manning, William Sinkler (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Masters, James M. - NC (WWII)
Maurer, John H. - NC (WWII)
McAuliffe, Anthony Clement - DSC (WWII)
McBride, Bernard - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
McCallister, Garrett H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
McCracken, Alan Reed - NC (WWII)
McDonald, James Harper - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
McGovern, Robert Milton (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
McGregor, Donald - NC (WWII)
McKay, Elmore K. - DSC (WWI)
McKelvy, William N., Jr. - NC (WWII)
McLarney, Edward P. - NC (WWII)
Meade, James J. - NC (Nicaragua)
Meloy, Guy S. - DSC (Korea)
Mendelson, Joseph A. - DSC (WWI)
Merrill, Aaron Stanton - NC (WWII)
Michael, Stanley John - 2 NCs (WWII)
Micklick, William J. - NC (WWII)
Miller, Andrew - MOH (Civil War)
Miller, Charles W. - DSC (WWII)
Minnigerode, Fitzhugh L. - DSC (WWI)
Momsen, Charles B. - NC (WWII)
Morris, Chalmer R. - DSC (WWI)
Morrow, Howard H. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, John Alphonsus - MOH (China Relief)
Murphy, Joseph Nathaniel - NC (WWII)
Murray, George Dominic - NC (WWII)
Myers, John Twiggs - Brevet Medal (China)
Nalle, James B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Nicholson, William John - DSC (WWI)
Nolan, William L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Nunn, Ira H. - NC (WWII)
Nutting, Lester Herbert (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Obermeyer, Herman - DSC (WWI)
Parris, Worden W. - DSC (WWI)
Payne, Ira M. - DSC (WWI)
Petree, Harris E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Plowman, George H. - MOH (Civil War)
Pollock, Daniel C. - NC (WWII)
Porter, David Dixon - MOH (Philippine), Brevet Medal (Philippines)
Porter, Samuel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Potter, Charles S. - NC (WWII)
Powers, John J., Jr. - DSC (Korea)
Ragland, Maurice A. - NC (WWII)
Rankin, Robert J. - DSC (WWII)
Reich, Eli Thomas - 3 NCs (WWII)
Reynolds, John N. - 2 DSCs (WWII)
Riley, Paul James (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Ringness, Henry Raymond (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Robinson, Arthur Granville - NC (WWII)
Rodgers, Alexander, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Roos, Otto N. - NC (Nicaragua)
Rossire, Charles C., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Rothenberg, Allan - NC (WWII)
Rupertus, William H. - NC (WWII)
Rush, John - MOH (Civil War)
Sabini, John A. - NC (WWII)
Sackett, Earl L. - NC (WWII)
Sartain, George W. - DSC (WWI)
Saum, Irving Randolph, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Saunders, Eugene F. - DSC (WWI)
Semmes, Harry Hodges - 2 DSCs (WWI), DSC (WWII)
Shaw, George Clymer - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Shepherd, Grant - DSC (WWI)
Shepherd, William - MOH (Civil War)
Snow, William Arthur - DSC (WWI)
Stewart, Peter - MOH (China Relief)
Strong, Stockton Birney - 3 NCs (WWII)
Sturtevant, Albert D. (KIA) - NC (WWI)
Sutton, Clarence Edwin - MOH (China Relief)
Taylor, Bernard (KIA) - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Thies, William N. - NC (WWII)
Wainwright, Richard - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Ward, Frank G. - DSC (WWI)
Warrington, Lewis - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Weymouth, Ralph - NC (WWII)
Wheeler, George Huber - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
White, Arthur J. - NC (WWII)
Winslow, Cameron McRae - NC (Yangtzee Service, 1931)
Winston, Sanford H. - DSC (WWII)
Wood, Paul D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Woodruff, Carle Augustus - MOH (Civil War)
Young, Charles G. - DSC (WWI)

The following heroes were BORN in Washington, D.C., 
but their awards were credited to other cities.

Abel, Brent Maxwell - NC (WWII)
Amussen, John Russell (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Anderson, Richard Allen (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Beatty, Frank Edmund - NC (WWII)
Billard, Frederick C. - NC (WWI)
Bradley, Robert Graham (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Breckinridge, Lucien S. - DSC (WWI)
Bridget, Francis Joseph (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Bucha, Paul William - MOH (Vietnam War)
Buell, Ralph Polk - DSC (WWI)
Carter, Robert G. - DSC (WWI)
Curry, George F. - DSC (WWI)
Cutts, James Madison - MOH (Civil War)
DeCarre, Alphonse - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Eller, Donald Temple - NC (WWII)
Elliott, Charles B. - DSC (WWI)
Fechet, D'Alary - DSC (WWI)
Fenwick, Edward G. - DSC (WWI)
Fluckey, Eugene Bennett - MOH (WWII), 4 NCs (WWII)
Force, Manning Ferguson - MOH (Civil War)
Hall, William Carvel - NC (WWII)
Harrison, William Kelly, Jr. - DSC (WWII)
Helmuth, Lawrence Edward - NC (WWII)
Higson, Willie - DSC (WWI)
Hoppe, Harry E. - DSC (WWI)
Hosp, James - DSC (WWI)
Ingersoll, Royal E. - NC (WWI)
Kelly, John Edward - DSC (WWII)
Lee, Edward Brooke - DSC (WWI)
Liteky, Charles James - MOH (Vietnam War)
Logan, John R., Jr. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Lord, Ernest G. - DSC (WWI)
Lucas, Andre Cavaro (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Manning, James F., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
McAlwee, Benjamin Franklin - MOH (Civil War)
McCandless, Bruce - MOH (WWII)
McIlhenny, Walter S. - NC (WWII)
McMahon, Thomas Joseph (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
McNulty, Herman L. - DSC (WWI)
Multer, Walton L. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Preston, Arthur Murray - MOH (WWII)
Richards, Walter A - DSC (WWI)
Rollow, Jesse D., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Schwab, Albert Ernest (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Scott, Robert Sheldon - MOH (WWII)
Settle, Thomas G. W. - NC (WWII)
Stephan, Edward Clark - NC (WWII)
Stewart, Warren C. - DSC (WWI)
Tate, Benjamin Colonna - NC (WWII)
Taylor, William - MOH (Civil War)
Tennent, John Gardner, III (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Theiss, Paul Seymour - NC (WWII)
Thompson, George Richard - DSC (WWI)
Tindall, Philip - DSC (WWI)
Tompkins, Frank - DSC (Mexican Border)
Torrey, Philip H., Jr. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Veeder, William Scheutze - NC (WWII)
Vierbuchen, William J. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Walter, John - DSC (WWI)
White, Joseph - MOH (Civil War)
Young, Cassin (KIA)  - MOH (WWII), NC (WWII)


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