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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 Pennsylvania

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Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Abingdon Burt, James M. Army Sinking spring   Lee, MA Photo  
Allentown Gresser, Ignatz Army Union & West End   Allentown, PA Photo MH
Altoona Cox, Robert Navy Rose Hill   West Virginia Photo MH
Altoona Harr, Harry R. Army Alto-Reste Park Yes East Freedom, PA Photo MH
Altoona Hickman, John Navy Calvary     Photo MH
Bala Cynwyd Bennett, Orson W. Army Westminster    Dubuque, IA Photo MH
Bala-Cynwyd Betts, Charles Army West Laurel Hill   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Bala-Cynwyd Binder, Richard USMC West Laurel Hill   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Bala-Cynwydq Corson, Joseph Army West Laurel Hill   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Bala Cynwyd Johnson, Wallace Army West Laurel Hill   Waverly, NY Photo MH
Bala-Cynwyd Orth, Jacob George Army West Laurel Hill   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Bala-Cynwyd Stockman, George Army West Laurel Hill   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Bala-Cynwyd Veale, Moses Army West Laurel Hill   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Bala-Cynwyd Williams, Henry Navy West Laurel Hill   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Beaver Quay, Matthew Army Beaver   Harrisburg, PA Photo  
Beaver Falls Thompson, Joseph Army Beaver Falls and
     Memorial Park
  Beaver Falls, PA Photo MH
Bellefonte Harris, George W. Army Union   Bellefonte, PA Photo MH
Bellwood Laws, Robert Earl Army Blair Memorial Park   Altoona, PA Photo MH
Bellwood Sitman, William S. Army Logan Valley Yes Bellwood, PA Photo MH
Bensalem McClelland, Matthew Navy Rosedale   Brooklyn, NY Photo MH
Bensalem Young, Edward B. Navy Rosedale   New Jersey Photo MH
Bloomsburg Furman, Chester S. Army Old Rosemont   Bloomsburg, PA Photo MH-P
Bloomsburg Mears, George W. Army Old Rosemont   Bloomsburg, PA Photo MH
Brave Shanes, John Army Lantz   Warren, WV Photo MH
Bristol Dougherty, Michael Army St. Mark's   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Burgettstown Pinder, John J. Army Grandview Yes Burgettstown, PA Photo MH
Butler McGonagle, Wilson Army Summit United Presbyterian Church   Cadiz, OH Photo MH
Carbondale Merli, Gino Army Mother of Sorrows   Peckville, PA Photo MH-P
Carlisle Cart, Jacob Army Ashland   Carlisle, PA Photo MH
Carlisle Minick, John W. Army Westminster Yes Carlisle, PA Photo MH-P
Carlisle Shughart, Randall Army Westminster Yes Newville, PA Photo MH
Carnegie Bronson, James H. Army Chartiers   Trumbell County, OH Photo MH
Carnegie Carey, James L. Army Chartiers - Soldier's Plot   Syracuse, NY Photo MH
Chester Reese, James W. Army Chester Rural Yes Chester, PA Photo MH-P
Chicora Mills, Frank W. Army St. John's
     Reformed Church
  Middletown, NY Photo MH
Daggett Petty, Philip Army Daggett   Troy, PA Photo MH
Dravosburg Oliver, Charles Army Richland   Webster, PA Photo MH
Drexel Hill Crouse, William Navy Arlington   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Drexel Hill Mackie, John F. USMC Arlington   New York, NY Photo MH
Drexel Hill Smith (Schmidt), Theodore F. Army Arlington   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Dunmore Payne, Irvin C. Army Dunmore   New York, NY Photo MH
Easton Rodenbough, Theophilus Army Easton   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Ebensburg Evans, Thomas Army Bethel Baptist Church   Johnstown, PA Photo MH
Erie Forbeck, Andrew Navy Erie   New York, NY Photo MH
Evansburg Vanderslice, John Army St. James Perkiomen   Philadelphia, PA Photo  
Fairchance Wilson, Alfred L. Army Maple Grove Yes Fairchance, PA Photo MH
Finleyville Mathies, Archibald Army AC Finleyville Yes Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Fountain Springs Seitzinger, James Army Christ Church   Worcester, PA Photo MH
Frazer  Parker, Thomas Army Philadelphia Memorial Park   Providence, RI Photo MH
Frazier Wray, William J. Army Philadelphia Memorial Park   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Gettysburg Collis, Charles H. Army Gettysburg National   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH-P
Gettysburg Miller, William E. Army Gettysburg National   Newville, PA Photo MH
Girardville Monaghan, Patrick Army St. Joseph's   Minersville, PA Photo  
Greensburg Shomo, William Army AC St. Clair   Westmoreland Cnty, PA Photo MH
Harrisburg Davis, Charles C. Army Harrisburg   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Harrisburg Madden, Michael Army Mount Calvary   New York, NY Photo MH
Hometown Messerschmidt, Harold Army Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church Yes Chester, PA Photo MH-P
Howard Sayers, Foster Army Schenck Yes Howard, PA Photo MH
Huntingdon Reed, William Army Riverview   Pekin, IL Photo MH
Imperial Sowers (Saures), Michael Army St. Columbkille   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Independence Taylor, Karl Gorman USMC Independence Yes Baltimore, MD Photo MH
Jefferson Young, Andrew J. Army Jefferson   Carmichaels, PA Photo MH
Jennerstown Speicher, Clifton T. Army Beam Yes Gray, PA Photo MH-P
Johnstown Reed, George W. Army Grandview   Johnstown, PA Photo MH
Kinney Cullen, Thomas Army St. Mary's   New York, NY Photo MH
Laceyville Rought, Stephen Army Springhill   Crampton, PA Photo MH
Lancaster Fasnacht, Charles H. Army Greenwood   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Lansdowne Clark, James G. Army Fernwood   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Lansdowne Fisher, Joseph Army Fernwood   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Lansdowne Harbourne, John H. Army Fernwood   Readville, MA Photo MH
Lansdowne Payne, Thomas H. L. Army Fernwood   Mendota, IL Photo MH
Lewisburg Ramer, George USMC Lewisburg Yes Lewisburg, PA Photo MH
Lewistown Davidsizer, John A. Army First Methodist   Lewistown, PA Photo MH
Lewistown Lilley, John Army First Methodist   Lewistown, PA Photo MH
Lewistown Rankin, William Army St. Marks Episcopal   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Ligonier Carey, Alvin P. Army Ligonier Valley Yes Laughlintown, PA Photo MH
Ligonier Ewing, John C. Army Ligonier Valley   Greensburg, PA Photo  
Limerick Breyer, Charles Army Limerick Church Burial Ground   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Littlestown Reigle, Daniel P. Army Mount Carmel   Gettysburg, PA Photo MH
Lone Pine Anderson, Thomas Army Dunkard   Wheeling, WV Photo MH
Lone Pine Slusher, Henry C. Army Lone Pine   Washington, PA Photo MH-P
Mahaffey Brown, Melvin L. Army Mahaffey Yes Erie, PA Photo MH-P
Mansfield Day, Charles Army Prospect   Richmond, PA Photo MH
McAlisterville Ammerman, Robert Army Lost Creek Presbyterian   Milesburg, PA Photo MH
McKeesport Fisher, Harry
AKA: Franklin J. Phillips
USMC Versailles Yes Pennsylvania Photo MH
Meadville Huidekoper, Henry Army Greendale   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Meadville Reisinger, James Army Greendale   Meadville, PA Photo MH
Mercer Brest, Lewis Francis Army Citizens   Pittsburg, PA Photo MH
Mifflintown Rohm, Ferdinand Army Westminster Presbyterian   Juniata County, PA Photo MH
Moscow Delacey, Patrick Army St. Catherine's   Scranton, PA Photo MH
Mount Lebanon Carlisle, Casper R. Army Mount Lebanon   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
New Bethlehem Brown, Jeremiah Z. Army Squirrel Hill   Curllsville, PA Photo MH
New Brighton Peirsol, James K. Army Grove   Waynesboro, OH Photo MH
New Castle Chambers, Joseph Army Oak Park   Eastbrook, PA Photo MH
New Cumberland Kirk, John Army Mount Olivet   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
New Cumberland Springer, George Army Mount Olivet   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Newry Roush, James Levi Army St. Patrick's   Chambersburg, PA Photo  
Norristown Beyer, Hillary Army Presbyterian Church Yard   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Norristown Hartranft, John F.   Montgomery   Norristown, PA Photo MH
Ohiopyle Cunningham, Francis Army Sugar Grove   Springfield, PA Photo  
Ohiopyle Morrison, Francis Army Sugar Grove   Drakestown, PA Photo MH
Oxford Gilligan, Edward Army Oxford   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Oxford Walton, George W. Army Oxford   Upper Oxford, PA Photo MH

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Paris Brown, Uriah H. Army Paris   Steubenville, OH Photo MH-P
Parkesburg Scott, John Wallace Army Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Philipsburg Warfel, Henry Clay Army Philipsburg   Monocacy Junction, MD Photo MH
Phoenixville Anderson, Everett W. Army Morris   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Port Royal Thompson, James B. Army Old Churchill   Perrysville, PA Photo MH
Pottsville Frick, Jacob G. Army Presbyterian Church   Pottsville, PA Photo MH
Pottsville Reid, Robert A. Army I.O.O.F.   Pottsville, PA Photo MH
Reading Graul, William L. Army Charles Evans   Reading, PA Photo MH
Reading Holyoke, William Navy Charles Evans   Illinois Photo MH
Reading Sands, William Army Charles Evans   Reading, PA Photo MH
Reading Scheibner, Martin E. Army Charles Evans   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Rimersburg Lobaugh, Donald Army Rimersburg Yes Freeport, PA Photo MH
Rockledge Hubbard, Thomas Army Lawnview   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Rockledge Orr, Robert Levan Army Lawnview   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Rockledge Thomas, Hampton Army Lawnview   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Roulette McDonald, James Navy Fishing Creek   Washington, DC Photo MH
Roxborough Petty, Orlando Navy St. Timothy's Church Yard   Pennsylvania Photo MH-P
Schuylkill Haven Brown, Charles E. Army Union   Schuylkill Haven, PA Photo MH
Schuylkill Haven Hill, Henry Army Union   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Stoystown Mostoller, John Army I.O.O.F.   Stoystown, PA Photo MH
Summit Hill Brogan, James
AKA: Edward James
Army Saint Joseph's   Harrisburg, PA Photo  
Sunbury Hoffman, Thomas W. Army Pomfret Manor   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Titusville Carter, John Joice Army Woodlawn   Nunda, NY Photo MH
Tunkhannock McKown, Nathaniel Army Sunnyside   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Washington Boon, Hugh P. Army Washington   Washington, PA Photo MH
Waynesboro Bonebrake, Henry G. Army Green Hill   Franklin County, PA Photo MH-P
West Alexander McCauslin, Joseph Army West Alexander   West Liberty, WV Photo MH
West Chester Butler, Smedley D. USMC Oakland   Pennsylvania Photo  
West Chester Lewis, Dewitt C. Army Oakland   West Chester, PA Photo MH
White Haven Purcell, Hiram W. Army Laurel Hill   Doylestown, PA Photo  
Whitemarsh Cooke, Walter Army St. Thomas Church   Norristown, PA Photo MH
Whitemarsh Goodman, Willaim Army St. Thomas Church   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Wilkes-Barre Beaumont, Eugene Army Hollenbeck   Wilkes-Barre, PA Photo MH
Wilkes-Barre Rhodes, Sylvester D. Army Hollenbeck   Wilkes-Barre, PA Photo MH
Wilkes-Barre Rutter, James May Army Hollenbeck   Wilkes-Barre, PA Photo MH
Wind Ridge Leonard, William Army Unknown   Jacksonville, PA Photo MH
Wrightsville Marquette, Charles Army Fairview   Campbelltown, PA Photo MH
Yeadon Gaughan, Philip USMC Holy Cross   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Yeadon Platt, George C. Army Holy Cross   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Yeadon Shipman, William Navy Holy Cross   New York, NY Photo MH
Yeagertown Landis, James Army Holy Communion Lutheran   Reedsville, PA Photo MH
York Denig, J. Henry USMC Prospect Hill   Pennsylvania Photo MH
York Ilgenfritz, Charles Army Prospect Hill   York, PA Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.


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