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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

Medal of Honor Recipients
Buried in American Battle Monument Cemeteries

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A.B.M.C. Aisne-Marne
FRANCE

A.B.M.C. Aisne-Marne is a 42-acre cemetery located near the village of Belleau (Aisne), France.  Most of the 2,289 American dead buried there as well as the 1,060 missing in action listed on the Wall of the Missing were killed in the battles of Belleau Wood and Chateau-Thierry in 1918.  One Medal of Honor recipient is buried in the cemetery.

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A.B.M.C. Brookwood
ENGLAND

A.B.M.C. Brokwood is located near Brookwood, Surrey, England.  It is part of a civilian cemetery, and the small 4.5-acre American burial section groups the final resting place of 468 American war dead in four sections around the American flag.  A tribute to 563 missing Americans is maintained on the Wall of the Missing, and one Medal of Honor recipient is buried here.

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Osmond Ingram 
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A.B.M.C. Flanders Field
BELGIUM

A.B.M.C. Flanders Field near Waregem, Belgium is the final resting place of 368 American soldiers who died liberating Belgium in World War I.  The chapel that sits in the middle of the six-acre cemetery contains the names of 43 missing soldiers on the Wall of the Missing.

There are NO
Medal of Honor Recipients
Buried at A.B.M.C. Flanders Field

 

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A.B.M.C. Meuse-Argonne
FRANCE

Located near Romagne-sous-Montfaucon (Meuse), France, this is the largest of the 8 World War I A.B.M.C. cemeteries.  It's 130 acres are the final resting place of 14,246 American war dead, and 954 unidentified or missing Americans are remembered on the Wall of the Missing.  NINE Medal of Honor recipients are buried or remembered at A.B.M.C. Meuse-Argonne.

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Erwin Bleckley 
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Marcellus Chiles 
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Matej Kocak 
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Frank Luke 
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Oscar Miller 
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Harold Roberts 
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William Sawelson 
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Fred Smith 
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Freddie Stowers 
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A.B.M.C. Oise-Aisne
FRANCE

A.B.M.C. Oise-Aisne is located only fourteen miles from Chateau-Thierry where most of the 6,012 Americans interred on the 36-acre site were killed in action.  Engraved on the cemetery's Wall of the Missing are the names of 241 Americans who died during World War I battles in the area, and whose remains were never recovered.

There are NO
Medal of Honor Recipients
Buried at A.B.M.C. Oise-Aisne
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A.B.M.C. Somme
FRANCE

Most of the 1,844 American soldiers buried in the 14-acre sloping hillside of A.B.M.C. Somme were killed in action while attached to the British Army or near Cantigny during World War I.  The Wall of the Missing contains the names of an additional 333 soldiers whose remains were not recovered.  A.B.M.C. Somme is located near the village of Bony (Aisne), France.  Three Medal of Honor recipients are buried here.

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Robert Blackwell 
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Thomas O'Shea 
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William Turner 
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A.B.M.C. St. Mihiel
FRANCE

One Medal of Honor recipient is buried in the 40-acre cemetery near Thiaucort, France, where he is joined in peace by 4,152 additional American war dead.  The Wall of the Missing contains the names of 284 Americans who were killed in action but whose remains were never recovered or identified.  Most of these dead died in the September 1918 offensive that successfully destroyed the formidable St. Mihiel salient that threatened Paris.

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J. Hunter Wickersham
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A.B.M.C. Suresnes
FRANCE

A.B.M.C. Suresnes sits on the high hillside of Mont Valerein in the Paris suburb of Suresnes.  The 7.5-acre site contains the graves of 1,541 Americans and remembers 974 others on the Wall of the Missing.  Though initially a World War I cemetery, during and after World War II veterans of that war were also interred here, making it one of the few A.B.M.C. cemeteries to contain war dead from both World Wars.

There are NO
Medal of Honor Recipients
Buried at A.B.M.C. Suresness
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