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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 Ohio
(Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton)

Go HERE for other Ohio Cities

Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Cincinnati Hoffman, Henry (Heinrich) Army Old St. Joseph's   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Brown, John Army Spring Grove   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Dorman, John Henry Navy Spring Grove   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Force, Manning F. Army Spring Grove   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Kennedy, Philip Army Spring Grove   Evansville, IL Photo MH
  Loyd, George A. Army Spring Grove   Zanesville, OH Photo MH
  Murphy, John P. Army Spring Grove   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Wende, Bruno Army Spring Grove   Canton, OH Photo MH
  Schmidt, William Army St. Mary's   Maumee, OH Photo MH
  Beaty, Powhatan Army Union Baptist   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Orbansky, David Army United Jewish   Columbus, OH Photo MH
  Boers, Edward William Navy Vine Street Hill   Kentucky Photo MH
  Steinmetz, William Army Wesleyan   Sunman, IN Photo MH

Cleveland Corcoran, Michael Army Calvary   Wheeling, WV Photo MH
  Foster, William A. USMC Calvary Yes Ohio Photo MH
  Petrarca, Frank Joseph Army Calvary Yes Cleveland, OH Photo MH
  Towle, John Roderick Army Calvary Yes Cleveland, OH Photo MH
  Orndoff (Orndof), Harry USMC Highland Park   California Photo MH
  Frey, Franz Army Lakeview   Cleveland, OH Photo  
  Keller, William G. Army Lakeview   Buffalo, NY Photo MH
  McClelland, James M. Army Riverside   Ohio Photo MH
  Mitchell, Theodore Army Woodland   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
  Baesel, Albert E. Army Woodvale Union Yes Berea, OH Photo MH

Columbus Greaves, Clinton Army Greenlawn   Baltimore, MD Photo MH
  Phisterer, Frederick Army Greenlawn   Medina County, OH Photo MH
  Rickenbacker, Edward Army AS Greenlawn   Columbus, OH Photo MH-P
  Roy, Stanislaus (Stanilas) Army Greenlawn   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
  Smith, James (Ovid) Army Greenlawn   Circleville, OH Photo MH
  Shields, Bernard Army Mount Calvary   Ironton, OH Photo MH
  Parsons, Joel Army Union   Mason City, WV Photo MH

Dayton Stein, Tony USMC Calvary Yes Ohio Photo MH
  Downs, Henry W. Army Dayton National   Newfane, VT Photo MH
  Field, Oscar W. USMC Dayton National   New York, NY Photo MH
  Geiger, George Army Dayton National   St. Louis, MO Photo MH
  James, John H. Navy Dayton National   Massachusetts Photo MH
  Taggart, Charles A. Army Dayton National   Otis, MA Photo MH
  Paul, Joe Calvin USMC Memorial Park Yes Dayton, OH Photo MH
  Bickham, Charles G. Army Woodlawn   Dayton, OH Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.


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