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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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"Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but beggard is that Nation that has and forgets them."

Medal of Honor Recipients
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Buried in Illinois

Go HERE For MOH Recipients Buried in CHICAGO, Illinois


Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Albion Garman, Harold Alva Army Samaria Baptist Church   Albion, IL Photo MH
Alto Pass Martin, William Navy Alto Pass   Cairo, IL Photo MH
Anna Choate, Clyde Army Anna City   Anna, IL Photo MH
Aurora Truemper, Walter E. Army AC St. Paul's Lutheran Yes Aurora, IL Photo MH
Centralia Wilson, Robert Lee USMC Hillcrest Memorial Park Yes Illinois Photo MH
Champaign Miller, Henry August Army Mount Hope   Decatur, IL Photo MH
Champaign Miller, John G. Army St. Mary's   Camp Dennison, OH Photo MH
Chenoa Pike, Edward M. Army Chenoa   Bloomington, IL Photo MH

CHICAGO - Click Here for Separate Page

Clinton Herington, Pitt B. Army Memorial Park   Tipton, IA Photo MH
Collinsville McKeen, Nineveh S. Army Glenwood   Marshall, IL Photo MH
Danville Read, Morton A. Army Danville National   Brockport, NY Photo MH
Danville Bailey, Kenneth Dillon USMC Spring Hill Yes Illinois Photo MH
Danville Black, John Charles Army Spring Hill   Danville, IL Photo MH
Darien Lester, Fred Faulkner Navy Clarendon Hills Yes Illinois Photo MH-P
Darien Robinson, James William Army Clarendon Hills Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Darien Weber, Lester William USMC Clarendon Hills Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Decatur Holland, Lemuel F. Army Greenwood   Tiskilwa, IL Photo MH
Decatur Schenck, Benjamin W. Army Greenwood   Maroa, IL Photo MH
Des Plaines Blanchfield, Michael Army All Saints Yes Chicago, IL Photo


Des Plaines Kelly, John Joseph USMC All Saints   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Dolton Stokes (Bishop), George Army Oakland Memory   Jerseyville, IL Photo MH
Dwight Fox, Henry Army Oaklawn   Lincoln, IL Photo MH
Elgin Apple, Andrew O. Army Bluff City   New Manchester, WV Photo MH-P
Elizabethtown Ferrell, John H. Navy Price   Illinois Photo MH
Elmhurst Kramer, Theodore L. Army Arlington   Danville, PA Photo MH
Elwood Hyatt, Theodore Army Abraham Lincoln National   Gardner, IL Photo MH
Evanston Creed, John Army Calvary   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Evanston Dunne, James Army Calvary   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Evanston McGuire, Patrick Army Calvary   Chicago, IL Photo  
Evanston Molloy, Hugh Navy Calvary   Joliet, IL Photo MH
Fairfield Kays, Kenneth Michael Army Maple Hill Yes Fairfield, IL Photo MH
Forest Park Meyer, William Navy Forest Home   Illinois Photo MH
  Rogers, Samuel F. Navy Forest Home   New York, NY Photo MH
  Sebille, Louis Joseph USAF Forest Home Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Galesburg Post, Philip Sidney Army Hope   Galesburg, IL Photo MH
Geneva Henry, James Army Oak Hill   Kankakee, IL Photo MH
Gillespie Dickie, David Army Gillespie   Gillespie, IL Photo MH
Green Valley Murphy, Thomas C. Army Green Valley   Pekin, IL Photo MH
Hebron Bigelow, Elmer C. Navy Linn-Hebron Yes Illinois Photo MH-P
Henry Webber, Alason P. Army Saratoga Methodist Church   Chillicothe, OH Photo MH
Hillsboro Colby, Carlos W. Army Cress Hill   Madison City, IL Photo MH
Hillside Heartery, Richard Army Mount Carmel   San Francisco, CA Photo MH
Hillside Sacriste, Louis J. Army Mount Carmel   Philadelphia, PA Photo  
Indianola Williams, Ernest Calvin USMC Woodlawn   Illinois Photo MH
Justice Krzyzowski, Edward C. Army Resurrection Yes Cicero, IL Photo MH
Kankakee Helms, John Henry USMC Mound Grove   Illinois Photo MH
Kempton Slagle, Oscar Army Broughton Township   Manlius, IL Photo  
Leaf River Wickam, Jerry Wayne Army Lightsville Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Libertyville Bush, Richard Earl USMC Ascension   Kentucky Photo  
Libertyville Allex (Mandusich), Jake Allex (Jake) Army St. Sava   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Medora Crocker, Ulric Lyona Army Medora   Vergennes, OH Photo MH
Mendota Shipley, Robert F. Army Restland   Penn Yan, NY Photo MH
Meriden Larrabee, James W. Army Four Mile Grove   Mendota, IL Photo MH
Monmouth Dunlap, Robert USMC Warren County Memorial Park   Monmouth, IL Photo MH
Monticello Burke, Robert Charles USMC Monticello Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Olney Hull, James Lott Navy Haven Hill   Illinois Photo MH
Ottawa Hapeman, Douglas Army Ottawa Avenue   Ottawa, IL Photo MH
Ottawa Marsh, George Army Ottawa Avenue   Brookfield, IL Photo MH-P
Patoka Robinson, Elbridge Army Patoka   McConnelsville, OH Photo MH-P
Peoria Capron, Jr, Horace Army Springdale Yes Peoria, IL Photo MH
Peoria Geschwind, Nicholas Army Springdale No Pleasant Hill, IL Photo MH
Prairie City Cox, Robert Mitchell Army Prairie City   Prairie City, IL Photo MH
Prairie City Sanford, Jacob Army Prairie City   Prairie City, IL Photo MH
Quincy Fichter, Hermann Emil Army St. Boniface   New York, NY Photo MH
Quincy Gates, George Army Veterans Home   Dubuque, IA Photo MH
Quincy Hammond, Jr., Lester Army Veterans Home Yes Quincy, IL Photo MH
Quincy O'Dea, John Army Veterans Home   Bloomington, IL Photo MH
Quincy Taylor, William G. Navy Veterans Home   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Quincy Hawkins, Martin Jones Army Woodland   Portsmouth, OH Photo MH
Ransom Smalley, Reuben S. Army Allen   Brookfield, IL Photo MH
Rock Island Moskala, Edward J. Army Rock Island National Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Rock Island Witek, Frank Peter USMC Rock Island National Yes Illinois Photo MH
Rockford Wheaton, Loyd Army Greenwood   Peoria, IL Photo MH
Rushville Rebmann, George F. Army Messerer   Rushville, IL Photo MH
Rushville Hymer, Samuel Army Rushville   Rushville, IL



Saybrook Sprague, Benona Army Riverside   Cheney Grove, IL Photo MH
Seneca Gage, Richard J. Army Woodside-Brookfield   Ottawa, IL Photo MH
Springfield Catherwood, John Hugh Navy Camp Butler National   Illinois Photo MH
Springfield Kelly, John J. H. Army Arthur-Oak Ridge   Springfield, IL Photo  
Springfield Wilson, Arthur Harrison Army Oak Ridge   Springfield, IL Photo  
St. Charles Powers, Wesley James Army North   Virgil, IL Photo MH
Timewell Lucas, George W. Army Mounds   Mount Sterling, IL Photo MH
Tower Hill Johnson, Andrew Army Tower Hill   Assumption, IL Photo MH
Vandalia Labill (Labille), Joseph S. Army Fairlawn-South Hill   Vandalia, IL Photo MH
Watseka Darrough, John S. Army Grand Army of the Republic   Concord, IL Photo MH
Wheaton Monroe, James Howard Army Wheaton Yes Chicago, IL Photo  
Woodburn Wood, Richard H. Army Woodburn   Woodburn, IL Photo MH
Worth Fardy, John Peter USMC Holy Sepulchre Yes Illinois Photo  
Worth Krotiak, Anton L. Army Holy Sepulchre Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Yates City Lower, Robert A. Army Yates City   Elmwood, IL Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.




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