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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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WINGS OF VALOR
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   World War I  

US NAVY
Recipients Of The
Navy Cross

(This listing is as complete as we are able to provide from numerous resources, however it is possible that a few recipients may not be listed.  You can verify if someone received the Navy Cross from this list, but absence of a name should NOT be construed to definitively negate a veteran's claim to this award.)

Statistics:

A total of 1,298 Navy Crosses were Awarded to members of the U.S. Navy for heroism or distinguished service during World War I.  Of these, many were awarded for heroism or distinguished service during the period of the war without specific dates of action.  For research purposes, we have divided them into the following categories.

 Dated Actions    Aviation    Convoy Duty   North Sea Mines & Administrative 
Naval Aviation

Recipient Name Rank Date of Action

  Hoyt, Henry W.

Lt.

Sept. 17, 1917

*Weed, Walker Ten Eyke

Ensign

Feb. 26, 1918

*Potter, Stephen

Ensign

Mar. 13, 1918

  Stone, Emory A.

Ensign

Mar. 16, 1918

  Smith, Kenneth R.

Lt.

Apr. 22, 1918

  Williams, Obed E.

Ensign

Apr. 23, 1918

  Culbert, Frederick P.

Lt.

Apr. 25, 1918

  Maxfield, Lewis H.

Comm.

Apr. 25, 1918

  Holliday, Thomas C.

QM 1/C

May 06, 1918

  Roe, George T.

Lt. Comm.

May 30, 1918

  Carpenter, Hobart C.

Engineman 2/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Desgranges, Harry E.

Engineman 2/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Hale, David C.

Ensign

June - Nov., 1918

  Huey, Sidney L.

Electrician 1/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Kennedy, Charles W.

Electrician 1/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Multanen, Emil H.

Electrician 3/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Murray, Charles P.

Electrician 1/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Sistare, Reginal W.

Electrician 3/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Underwood, Austin M.

Chief Elt

June - Nov. 1918

*O'Gorman, Matthew E.

Yeoman 1/C

June - Nov., 1918

  Rollhaus, Philip Edward

Electrician 3/C

Jul 09, 1918

  Staub, John F.

Ensign

Jul 09, 1918

  Bernstein, Dudley

MM 1/C

July 19 & 29, 1918

  Taggart, John E.

Electrician 3/C

Jul 19, 1918

  Neal, Albert Alphonse

Motor Machinist 1/C

Aug. 11, 1918

  Carson, Julian F.

Ensign

Aug. 13, 1918

  Chord, Amos

QM 1/C

Aug. 13, 1918

  Coash, Russell F.

QM 1/C

Aug. 13, 1918

  DeCernea, Edward

Ensign

Aug. 13, 1918

  Seiler, Walter L.

QM 1/C

Aug. 13, 1918

  Ludlow, George H.

Ensign

Aug. 21, 1918

  Bartlett, Harold T.

Lt. Comm.

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Bassett, Charles C.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Fahey, Charles

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Frothingham, Philip B.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Hodges, Charles E.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Judd, David E.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  McKinnon, Thomas N.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Palmer, Clyde N.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Stocker, Robert M.

Ensign

Sept. - Nov., 1918

  Ingalls, Davis S.

Lt.

Sept. 15, 1918

*Pou, Edwin S.

Ensign

Sept. 17 & Oct. 26, 1918

  Purdy, Herbert McLean

Lt.

Sept. 21, 1918

  Lehan, Ralph A.

Ensign

Oct., 1918

  Lovett, Robert A.

Lt.

Oct. & Nov., 1918

*MacLeish, Kenneth

Lt.

Oct., 1918

  Sprague, William G.

Ensign

Oct. 26, 1918

  Almour, George W.

Lt.

World War I

  Beach, Charles F..

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Benjamin, Henry R.

Ensign

World War I

  Beswick, Howard A.

Ensign

World War I

  Blair, William M.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Burnham, Addison C., Jr.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Callan, John L.

Lt. Comm.

World War I

  Campbell, Hugh G.

Ensign

World War I

  Clark, Robert H.

QM

World War I

  Compo, George L.

Ensign

World War I

  Corry, William M.

Lt. Comm.

World War I

  Davison, Harry P.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Delano, Merrill P.

Lt.

World War I

  Duffett, Wayne

Ensign

World War I

  Easterwood, Jesse L.

Ensign

World War I

  Fallon, Nugent

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Fellers, William M.

Ensign

World War I

  Froas, Paul E.

Ensign

World War I

  Gardner, Alfred

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Garvey, Edward T.

Ensign

World War I

  Gaston, William

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Gates, Carroll W.

Ensign

World War I

  Haviland, Willis B.

Lt.

World War I

  James, Alvah L.

Chief MM

World War I

  Johansen, Elmer L.

Ensign

World War I

  Johnson, Albert R.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Jones, Jay Rucker

MM 1/C

World War I

  Keyes, Kenneth B.

Ensign

World War I

  Kilmer, Oliver P.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Knowles, George W.

Chief QM

World War I

  Lawrence, Arthur N.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Lee, Benjamin

Ensign

World War I

  Lee, Lewis H.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Little, Charles G.

Lt.

World War I

  Loomis, Ralph Lane

Ensign

World War I

  Lynch, Francis R. V.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  McCormack, Alexander A.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  McCrary, Frank R.

Comm.

World War I

  McDonnell, Edward O.

Lt. Comm.

World War I

  McIlwaine, Archibald G., Jr.

Lt.

World War I

  McNamara, John F.

Ensign

World War I

  Morgan, David P.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Moseley, George C.

Ensign

World War I

  Murray, Cecil D.

Lt.

World War I

  Nisbet, James A.

Ensign

World War I

  O'Connor, Cornelius J.

Ensign

World War I

  Otis, James S.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Page, Schuyler C., Jr.

Electrician 2/C

World War I

  Parker, Austin

Ensign

World War I

  Ropke, Harry A.

MM 1/C

World War I

  Schieffelin, John J.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Schoonmaker, Earl

Ensign

World War I

  Shaw, George W.

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Smith, A. K.

Ensign

World War I

  Smith, Alvin W.

Ensign

World War I

  Smith, Eugene M.

QM

World War I

  Stanley, John

Ensign

World War I

  Stuart, Kimberley

Ensign

World War I

*Sturtevant, Albert D.

Ensign

World War I

  Taber, Leslie R.

Ensign

World War I

  Talbot, Albert B.

Lt.

World War I

  Talliaferro, Albert P.

Ensign

World War I

  Taylor, Elmer B.

Ensign

World War I

  Taylor, Mosely

Lt. (j.g.)

World War I

  Tice, Roswell L. C.

QM

World War I

  Tinkham, Edward D.

Ensign

World War I

  Van Vliet, William C.

Ensign

World War I

  Varini, Giochino

Ensign

World War I

  Walton, Mark W.

Lt.

World War I

  West, W. Malcom

Ensign

World War I

  White, Walter

Ensign

World War I

  Whitehouse, William P.

Lt.

World War I

  Whiting, Kenneth

Comm.

World War I

  Wilcox, Harold M.

Ensign

World War I

 

 Dated Actions    Aviation    Convoy Duty   North Sea Mines & Administrative 

 

World War I Navy Cross Recipients

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Coast Guard

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U.S. Army 

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