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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

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Navy Cross Silver Star Navy Corpsmen
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1915 - 1941 WWII Korea - Present WWII

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Navy Cross Silver Star
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The Defining Generation
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Recipients of the Medal of Honor, Marine Corps Brevet Medal, 
Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

Revised and Updated: November 07, 2015


Recipient and Award Details

Allen, Nathaniel M. - MOH (Civil War)
Ames, Oliver, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Arther, Matthew - MOH (Civil War)
Austin, Francis R. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Bailey, James E. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Barnes, John Andrew (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Beard, Cornelius - DSC (WWI)
Bergendahl, Frederick - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bessey, Charles Albert - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Beyer, Albert - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Bickford, John F. - MOH (Civil War)
Blanchard, Harold - DSC (WWI)
Bond, William S. - MOH (Civil War)
Bowden, Samuel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bowman, Alonzo - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bradley, Alexander - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Breen, Vincent C. - DSC (WWI)
Brennan, Christopher - MOH (Civil War)
Buchanan, Max C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Callen, Thomas Joseph - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Campbell, Daniel J. - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Caron, Wayne Maurice (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Carr, William Louis - MOH (China Relief)
Chandler, James B. - MOH (Civil War)
Connolly, Michael - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Conroy, Edward (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Cook, George Carlton - NC (WWII)
Courtney, Gerald - DSC (WWI)
Craven, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Crawford, Clifford - DSC (WWI)
Crepeau, Louis J. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Davis, Chester A. - NC (Nicaragua)
DeCastro, Joseph H. - MOH (Civil War)
Dempsey, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Dennis, Richard - MOH (Civil War)
Doherty, Timothy C. - DSC (WWII)
Doran, John James - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Duncan, Adam - MOH (Civil War)
Elliott, Russell C. - MOH (Civil War)
Ellsworth, Thomas Foulds - MOH (Civil War)
Foley, John H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gay, Thomas H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gaylord, Levi B. - MOH (Civil War)
Gibson, Edward Herrick - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Gill, Freeman - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Grant, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Grant, Joseph Xavier (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Grimes, Edward P. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hagney, Frank J. - DSC (WWII)
Hall, George John - MOH (WWII)
Hall, Herbert W. - DSC (WWI)
Harcourt, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
Harelis, Steve J. - DSC (WWI)
Harris, Moses - MOH (Civil War)
Hill, Walter Newell - MOH (Mexican Campaign)
Holden, Henry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Homan, Conrad - MOH (Civil War)
Hooker, George White - MOH (Civil War)
Hopkins, Stephen T. - DSC (WWI)
Horton, James - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Howard, Peter - MOH (Civil War)
Howe, George P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Howe, William H. - MOH (Civil War)
Hunt, Martin - MOH (China Relief)
Jager, Holger - DSC (WWI)
James, John H. - MOH (Civil War)
Kearns, Thomas W. - DSC (WWI)
Keating, Daniel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Kelley, Francis E. - DSC (WWII)
Kelley, Thomas Gunning - MOH (Vietnam War)
Kelly, Francis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Kenney, George C. - DSC (WWI), DSC (WWII)
Laffey, Bartlett - MOH (Civil War)
Langille, Allen F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Larkin, David - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Lawless, Edward R. - DSC (WWI)
Lawton, John Sterling - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Lee, Christopher F. - DSC (WWI)
Leonard, Melvin H. - DSC (WWI)
Lewis, William B. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Logan, Hugh - MOH (Civil War)
Lowthers, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
MacGillivary, Charles Andrew - MOH (WWII)
Mahoney, Gregory - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Manning, Joseph S. - MOH (Civil War)
Mantville, John R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Marchesi, Francis E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Matthews, David A. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Maynard, George Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Mayne, John (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McCormack, Alphonsus L. - DSC (WWI)
McDonald, John - MOH (Civil War)
McDonough, John F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
McFarland, John C. - MOH (Civil War)
McPhee, Albert E. - DSC (WWII)
Meredith, James - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Messina, John - DSC (WWI)
Miller, Charles - DSC (WWI)
Miller, George - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Miller, James - MOH (Civil War)
Moore, George - MOH (Civil War)
Moore, William - MOH (Civil War)
Moriarity, John - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Murphy, Jeremiah J. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Neal, Solon D. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Nee, George Henry - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Nichols, Edward T. - DSC (Spanish-American)
Nickerson, Herman, Jr. - DSC (Korea)
O’Brien, Thomas F. - 2 DSCs (WWII)
O'Brien, Oliver Albert - MOH (Civil War)
O'Callahan, Joseph Timothy - MOH (WWII)
O'Connell, Michael (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
O'Gorman, Matthew E. (KIA) - NC (WWI)
O'Regan, Michael - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Osborne, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Ouellet, David George (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Owens, Seymour Dunlop (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Parker, William - MOH (Civil War)
Patrick, William E. - DSC (WWI)
Pease, Harl (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Perkins, Michael J. (KIA) - MOH (WWI)
Prance, George - MOH (Civil War)
Pratt, Theodore C. - NC (WWII)
Preston, John - MOH (Civil War)
Province, George - MOH (Civil War)
Putnam, David E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Pym, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Regan, Jeremiah - MOH (Civil War)
Richmond, Charles H. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Roach, James J. - DSC (WWI)
Robbins, Marcus M. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Robinson, Joseph - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Rooney, Paul N. A. - DSC (WWI)
Rountry, John - MOH (Civil War)
Ryan, Thomas A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Sadler, William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Saunders, James - MOH (Civil War)
Saurman, Harold P. - DSC (WWI)
Savage, Auzella - MOH (Civil War)
Scannell, David John - MOH (China Relief)
Schwenk, Martin - MOH (Civil War)
Scionti, Louis - DSC (WWI)
Short, Max (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Sinatra, Marion - DSC (WWI)
Smith, John - MOH (Civil War)
Stewart, Benjamin F. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Swatton, Edward - MOH (Civil War)
Sweeney, William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Talbott, William B. - MOH (Civil War)
Taylor, Wilbur Nelson - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Terry, John Darling - MOH (Civil War)
Thompson, William - MOH (Civil War)
Tobin, John Michael - MOH (Civil War)
Tolan, Frank - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Toland, Donald Timothy (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Troy, William - MOH (Korea 1871)
Turner, Charles William (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Turpin, James H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Van Allen, Clarence R. - DSC (WWI)
Voltero, Thomas A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Walsh, James G. - DSC (WWI)
Ward, James - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Wesselhoeft, Conrad - 2 DSCs (WWI)
Willis, George - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Wilson, Harvey W. - DSC (WWI)
Winterbottom, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Wood, Alton P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Wood, Leonard - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Wortman, George G. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Young, Horatio Nelson - MOH (Civil War)

The following Award Recipients were Born in Boston
But their awards were credited to other cities

Achenbach, Max (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Anderson, Frederick Charles - MOH (Civil War)
Baxter, Bruce Raymond (KIA)  - DSC (Vietnam)
Best, Edward G. - DSC (WWI)
Bolser, Gordon E. - NC (WWII)
Brady, James - MOH (Civil War)
Breslin, James E. - DSC (WWI)
Brickley, David J. - DSC (WWI)
Brown, John H. - MOH (Civil War)
Brown, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Bush, Herman L. - DSC (WWI)
Carson, Anthony J. - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Cole, Edward B. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Connelly, Michael F. - DSC (WWI)
Connolly, Bartholomew J., III - NC (WWII)
Davis, Frank A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Dawson, Michael - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Dobbin, John Francis - NC (WWII)
Dunne, James F. - DSC (WWI)
Eaton John M., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Farrell, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Fecke, Alfred John - NC (WWII)
Funk, West - MOH (Civil War)
Gagnon, Leo M. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Garland, Harry - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Gentile, Ernest John - NC (WWII)
Hanley, Richard P. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Hayes, Joseph - DSC (WWI)
Heyliger, George (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Higgins, Westra - DSC (WWI)
Higley, Robert F. - DSC (WWI)
Huntley, Joseph R. - DSC (WWI)
Ingalls, Lewis J. - MOH (Civil War)
Keating, Robert A., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Kendal, Herbert B. - DSC (WWI)
Letzing, John Lawrence - DSC (WWI)
Linton, Frederick M. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Lutz, Theodore J., Jr. - NC (Korea)
Madden, David - DSC (WWI)
McGinty, John James - MOH (Vietnam War)
McKinley, Daniel - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
McNiff, Joseph J. - DSC (WWI)
Melnitsky, Edward - NC (WWII)
Morton, Robert C. - NC (WWII)
Munroe, George (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Murphy, Francis J. - NC (WWII)
Murphy, Frederick C. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Murray, George Dominic - NC (WWII)
Murray, Robinson - DSC (WWI)
Nash, Archie C. - DSC (WWI)
Neilon, Frederick S. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
O'Toole, John A. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Palrang, Arthur M. (KIA)  - NC (Nicaragua)
Payne, Thomas H. L. - MOH (Civil War)
Pope, Percival Clarence - Brevet Medal (Civil War)
Powers, Harry Adams - NC (WWII)
Riduka, Frank - NC (WWII)
Robinson, Frank N. - DSC (WWI)
Ryans, Robert M. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Scott, Albert E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Scott, Joseph Francis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Seanor, James - MOH (Civil War)
Shannon, William L. - NC (WWII)
Sheehan, Joseph D. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Silverman, Hyman - DSC (WWI)
Smalley, Lloyd Buchanan (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Smith, Frank Elmer - MOH (China Relief)
Smith, Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Thacher, Archibald G. - DSC (WWI)
Touchette, Robert F. - NC (Korea)
Wahlstrom, Paul Johan - NC (WWII)
Watkins, George F. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Wessel, Leonard H. F. - DSC (WWI)
Wheelock, Frank R. - DSC (WWI)
Wright, Whitney - NC (WWII)


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