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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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   World War I  

COAST GUARD
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:

 

Alphabetical Roster

  Berry, John G.
*Best, William H.
  Billard, Frederick C.
  Brown, Fletcher W.
  Carmine, George C.
  Chiswell, Benjamin M.
  Christy, George M.
*Elam, Russell
  Gorman, Raymond J.
  Grimshaw, Daniel E.
  Henderson, Andrew J.
  Howell, Charles F.
  Hutson, John J.
  Jack, Raymond L.
  Jacobs, William V. E.
*Marville, P. L.
  Mason, Morrill C.
  Molloy, Thomas M.
  Mueller, Lee C.
  Munter, William H.
*Nevens, James J.
*Newburry, Carl S.
  Ohrlein, Anthony
  Osborn, James C.
*Ovesen, Martin M.
  Pedersen, Jorge A.
*Prime, William Heermance
  Reinberg, Leroy
  Ridgeley, Randolph, Jr.
  Roach, Philip F.
  Rose, Earl G.
  Ryan, Michael J.
*Stellenwerf, Merton
*Tingard, Raymond H.
  Wheeler, William J.
*Zuleger, August

 

Detailed Roster 

Awards for Convoy Escort Duty 

Name Rank Text Date Unit
  Berry, John G. Capt. 1918 USS Lydonia &Yamacraw
  Billard, Frederick C. Capt. 1918 USS Aphrodite
  Carmine, George C. Capt. 1918 USS Algonquin
  Chiswell, Benjamin M. Capt. 1918 USS Algonquin
  Henderson, Andrew J. Capt. 1918 USS Manning
  Howell, Charles F. Capt. 1918 USS Arcturus
  Hutson, John J. Lt. 1918 USS Wanderer
  Jack, Raymond L. Capt. 1918 USS Cythera
  Jacobs, William V. E. Capt. 1918 USS Niagara
  Molloy, Thomas M. 1Lt. 1918 USS Rambler
  Mueller, Lee C. Lt. 1918 USS Emmeline
  Munter, William H. Capt. Sep 3, 17 - Nov 16, 19 18

USS Ossippee

  Reinberg, Leroy Capt. 1918 USS Druid
  Ridgeley, Randolph, Jr. Capt. 1918 USS Yamacraw & Castine
  Roach, Philip F. Capt. 1918 USS Manning
  Rose, Earl G. Lt. 1918 USS Rambler
  Wheeler, William J. Capt. Apr 25 & Jun 28, 1918 USS Seneca

SS Wellington Rescue 

  Brown, Fletcher W. 1Lt. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Best, William H. W/Tndr. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Christy, George M. Oiler/2c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Elam, Russell Cook Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Gorman, Raymond J. SM Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Grimshaw, Daniel E. Mach/1c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Marville, P. L. GM/2c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Mason, Morrill C. E/2c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Nevens, James J. Boy 1/c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Newburry, Carl S. Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Ohrlein, Anthony SM Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Osborn, James C. Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Ovesen, Martin M. W/Tndr. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Pedersen, Jorge A. Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Prime, William Heermance SM Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
  Ryan, Michael J. Mach/1c Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Stellenwerf, Merton Cox Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Tingard, Raymond H. W/Tndr. Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca
*Zuleger, August M/A Sep 16, 1918 USS Seneca

Note:

 On October 4, 1918, an explosion rocked the T. A. Gillespie Munitions Plant at Morgan, NJ.  Twelve members of the U.S. Coast Guard received Navy Crosses for their heroism in dealing with the disaster over a period of two days.  These awards are listed separately as World War I ERA awards in our database.

 

 

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