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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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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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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

Berry, Joseph F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
McLeod, James - MOH (Civil War)
Robinson, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Tripp, Othniel - MOH (Civil War)

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Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Anson (B) Savage, Auzella - MOH (Civil War)
Ashland Goslin, Victor E. - NC (WWII)
Athens Menges, Ben H. - DSC (WWI)
Auburn Nightingale, Harry M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Augusta Chase, John F. - MOH (Civil War)
  Daigle, Alfred P (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  McCullock, Adam - MOH (Civil War)
  McMasters, Henry A. (KIA) - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  Spurling, Andrew Barclay - MOH (Civil War)
  Waugh, Robert T. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Bangor Belcher, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
  Buker, Brian Leroy (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Faulkingham, James Alton (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Gidding, Charles - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
  Inman, Percy E. - DSC (WWI)
  Skidgel, Donald Sidney (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Slager, Harold A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Southard, William E. - DSC (WWI)
  Taylor, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
  Thaxter, Sidney Warren - MOH (Civil War)
  Tozier, Andrew Jackson - MOH (Civil War)
  Wheeler, Henry W. - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Hesseltine, Francis Snow - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Hyde, Henry J. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  (B) Lait, Henry A. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) McNeil, Edward H. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Nichols, Edward T. - DSC (Spanish-American)
  (B) Nourse, William H. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Ricker, Maurice Stanley - DSC (WWI)
Bar Harbor (B) McIntyre, Francis Herbert - NC (U.S.S. Salinas Incident, 1941)
Bath Hyde, Thomas Worcester - MOH (Civil War)
  Kendrick, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
  Sewall, Sumner - 2 DSCs (WWI)
  (B) Cole, Alan Ramsay - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Smith, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  (B) Verney, James W. - MOH (Civil War)
Belfast Foss, Herbert Louis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Benton (B) Buker, Brian Leroy (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Haskell, Frank W. - MOH (Civil War)
Berwick (B) Lunt, Alphonso M. - MOH (Civil War)
Biddeford Crosbie, Maurice Gordon - DSC (WWII)
  Marcotte, Arthur (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Dion, Edward L. - DSC (WWI)
Blue Hill Mackay, Donald S. - DSC (WWI)
Bowdoinham Hanscom, Moses C. - MOH (Civil War)
Brewer Davis, Samuel W. - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence - MOH (Civil War)
Bridgeport (B) Carter, Robert Goldthwaite - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Bridgeton (B) Knox, William L. - DSC (WWI)
Bridgton (B) Libby, George Dalton (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Bristol (B) Hanna, Marcus A. - MOH (Civil War)
Brooksville Mack, John - MOH (Civil War)
Brownville Morrill, Walter Goodale - MOH (Civil War)
Brunswick Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence - MOH (Civil War)
  Parent, Eddie J. - DSC (WWI)
Bucksport Grindle, Ivor - DSC (WWI)
  Sherman, Avon D. - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Hincks, William B. - MOH (Civil War)
Burnham Goodblood, Clair (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Byron (B) Merrill, Augustus - MOH (Civil War)
Calais (B) O'Brien, Henry D. - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Phelan, Edward F. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Young, Horatio Nelson - MOH (Civil War)
Cape Elizabeth Poole, William B. - MOH (Civil War)
Caribou Dahlgren, Edward Carl - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Skidgel, Donald Sidney (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Casco (B) Pike, Edward M. - MOH (Civil War)
Castine Webster, Harrison B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Chelsea (B) Chase, John F. - MOH (Civil War)
Cherryfield McIntyre, Francis Herbert - NC (U.S.S. Salinas Incident, 1941)
Chisholm Doiron, Camille J. - NC (WWII)
  Dubord, Frank F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Coopers Mills Boyington, John E. - DSC (Philippines)
Cranberry Isles (B) Spurling, Andrew Barclay - MOH (Civil War)
Cumberland Norton, Robert L. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Cumberland County Norton, Charles E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Danville (B) Hanscom, Moses C. - MOH (Civil War)
Dayton (B) Smith, Royal H. G. - DSC (WWI)
Dead River (B) Brett, Lloyd Milton - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Deering (B) Kimball, Roy Edmund - DSC (WWI)
Detroit (B) Rand, George E. - DSC (WWI)
Dexter Carver, Paul M. - DSC (WWI)
  Roberts, Otis O. - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Bailey, James E. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Dover Palmer, Lester E. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Tracy, Amasa Sawyer - MOH (Civil War)
East Machias Moan, Ralph T. - DSC (WWI)
East Millinocket Groves, Stephen W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Easton Knight, Henry - DSC (WWI)
Eastport Bowman, Edward R. - MOH (Civil War)
  Smith, Charles Henry - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Capen, Ralph A. - DSC (WWI)
Edinburgh (B) Haynes, Asbury F. - MOH (Civil War)
Ellsworth (B) Gerrish, Alan Robert (KIA)  - NC (Vietnam)
Fairfield Klick, Albert W. - DSC (WWI)
  Thornhill, Walter P. - DSC (WWI)
Fal;mouth (B) Norton, Stanley Cook - NC (WWII)
Fort Kent (B) Goodblood, Clair (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Forte Kent Cousins, Howard L., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Foxcroft Clark, Charles Amory - MOH (Civil War)
Freeport (B) Tuttle, Mellen F. - DSC (WWI)
Gardiner (B) Pierce, Chester O. - DSC (WWI)
Garland (B) Southard, William E. - DSC (WWI)
Gorham Smith, Royal H. G. - DSC (WWI)
  Whittier, Edward Newton - MOH (Civil War)
Great Pond Hardy, Herbert Francis, Jr. (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Guilford Trafton, Louis W. - NC (WWII)
Hampden (B) Taylor, Wilbur Nelson - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Harrison (B) Wight, Howard M. - DSC (WWI)
Hartford (B) Reed, Axel Hayford - MOH (Civil War)
Hiram (B) Ramsdell, Ralph (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Hollis (B) Smith, Charles Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Houlton Albert, Ralph F. - DSC (WWI)
  Ayotte, Edward E. - DSC (WWI)
  Barton, Charles R. - DSC (WWI)
  Fisher, Harold - DSC (WWI)
  Merriam, Henry Clay - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) O'Dell, Edgar H. - DSC (WWI)
Kennebec County Wood, Harold L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Kingman Worster, Vance Olland (KIA) - NC (Korea)
  (B) De Laite, Donald K. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Kittery Seaward, Eugene Trefethern - NC (WWII)
  Seward, Richard Henry - MOH (Civil War)
Knox Peterson, Clarence Ames (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
La Grange (B) Knowles, Abiather J. - MOH (Civil War)
Leeds Howard, Oliver Otis - MOH (Civil War)
Lemington (B) Boody, Robert M. - MOH (Civil War)
Lewiston Champagne, Joseph D. R. - NC (WWII)
  Soucy, Fred G . - DSC (WWI)
  Tobie, Edward Parsons - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Dubord, Frank F. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Limerick Chapman, John - MOH (Civil War)
Limestone Adams, Quincy - DSC (WWI)
Lincoln Gordon, Gary Ivan (KIA) - MOH (Somalia)
Lincoln County Elwell, Joseph A. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Lincolnville Beach Perry, Frank Chase - 2 NCs (WWII)
Lisbon Dunn, William - MOH (Civil War)
Livermore Falls Burbank, Frank J. - DSC (WWI)
  Dubie, Eugene - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Doiron, Camille J. - NC (WWII)
Lubec Ingalls, Ray L. H. - DSC (WWI)
Lyndon Merrill, Augustus - MOH (Civil War)
Machias Zeamer, Jay - MOH (WWII)
Mars Hill (B) Grant, John (KIA)  - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Mechanic Falls Millett, Lewis Lee "Red" - MOH (Korean War)
Mexico Arsenault, Lucian L. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Bonney, Timothy D. - DSC (WWI)
  McNeil, Edward H. - DSC (WWI)
  Paradis, Arthur J. - DSC (WWI)
Monmouth (B) Tozier, Andrew Jackson - MOH (Civil War)
Monson Lindie, Elmer H. - DSC (WWI)
Montville (B) Terry, John Darling - MOH (Civil War)
Naples Wasson, Marvin L. - NC (Korea)
New Gloucester Tuttle, Mellen F. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Wasson, Marvin L. - NC (Korea)
Newcastle Doherty, Thomas M. - MOH (Spanish-American War)
North Castine Wescott, Allen P. - DSC (WWI)
North Vassalbord (B) Walker, Francis D., Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
North Whitefield Leary, Edmund M. - DSC (WWI)
Oakfield (B) Fisher, Harold - DSC (WWI)
Old Town Estes, Lewellyn Garrish - MOH (Civil War)
  Lait, Henry A. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Oldtown (B) Estes, Lewellyn Garrish - MOH (Civil War)
Orono Clark, Robert P. - DSC (WWI)
Passadumkeag Haynes, Asbury F. - MOH (Civil War)
Pembroke (B) Carter, Thomas E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Penobscot (B) Grindle, Ivor - DSC (WWI)
Penobscot County Carr, Clair R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Perham (B) Dahlgren, Edward Carl - MOH (WWII)
Perry (B) Abernathy, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)
Phippsburg (B) Frisbee, John B. - MOH (Civil War)
Portage De Laite, Donald K. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Portland Angling, John - MOH (Civil War)
  Bibber, Charles James - MOH (Civil War)
  Blair, Robert M. - MOH (Civil War)
  Cail, Elden H. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Cole, Alan Ramsay - DSC (WWI)
  Hunton, Oramell E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Kalloch, Parker C., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
  Loring, Charles Joseph (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
  Marshall, Elliott Eugene - NC (WWII)
  Mattocks, Charles Porter - MOH (Civil War)
  McMahon, Thomas Joseph (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Michaud, Wilfred V. - NC (WWII)
  Norton, Stanley Cook - NC (WWII)
  Pennell, Edward S. - NC (WWII)
  Rice, Charles - MOH (Civil War)
  Schonland, Herbert Emery - MOH (WWII)
  Verney, James W. - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Brackett, Albert C. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) King, Horatio Collins - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Pierce, Thomas L. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Talbot, Frederick Cole - NC (WWII)
  (B) Wescott, Allen P. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Whittier, Edward Newton - MOH (Civil War)
Portsmouth Williams, Anthony - MOH (Civil War)
Riley (B) Dubie, Eugene - DSC (WWI)
Rockland Ames, Adelbert - MOH (Civil War)
  Riggio, Stephano - DSC (WWI)
Rumford Hanley, William T. - DSC (WWI)
Saco (B) Burleigh, Nelson - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Milliken, Daniel - MOH (Civil War)
Sangerville (B) Clark, Charles Amory - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Roberts, Otis O. - MOH (Civil War)
Sherman Sawyer, Frederick O. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Skowhegan Littlefield, George H. - MOH (Civil War)
  Moore, William W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
South Brewer Marshall, Harry F. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Arsenault, Frederick Lawrence - NC (WWII)
South Brooksville (B) Condon, Clarence Milville - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
South Paris Brackett, Albert C. - DSC (WWI)
South Portland Flink, Charles - NC (WWI)
  Welborn, John C. - DSC (WWII)
Springfield (B) Worster, Vance Olland (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Standish Smith, Charles H. - MOH (Civil War)
Tipton (B) Steimel, William J. - DSC (WWI)
Topsfield (B) Huff, Chester Ray - DSC (WWI)
Tremont (B) Bickford, John F. - MOH (Civil War)
Van Buren (B) Dumais, Candide - DSC (WWI)
Vasselboro Rand, George E. - DSC (WWI)
Waldo County Nickerson, Phillip E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Warren Burgh, David T. - DSC (WWI)
Washington Township (B) Bowman, Alonzo - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Waterboro Ramsdell, Ralph (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Waterford (B) Harrington, Ephraim W. - MOH (Civil War)
Waterville Carey, Eddie - DSC (WWI)
  Dumais, Candide - DSC (WWI)
  Haskell, Frank W. - MOH (Civil War)
  Hesseltine, Francis Snow - MOH (Civil War)
  Wright, Whitney - NC (WWII)
  (B) Champagne, David Bernard (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
  (B) Levesque, Adelord - DSC (WWI)
West Baldwin Pierce, Thomas L. - DSC (WWI)
West Pembroke Abernathy, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)
Westbrook Brooks, Edward P. - DSC (WWI)
  Davan, Benedict Maher (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Knight, Robert Clyde - DSC (Vietnam)
Whitefield Farley, William - MOH (Civil War)
Williamsburg (B) Morrill, Walter Goodale - MOH (Civil War)
Winslow Huard, Solomon - DSC (WWI)
Winterport Fernald, Albert E. - MOH (Civil War)
  Fournier, William Grant (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Littlefield, Frank C. - DSC (WWI)
Winthrop Wood, Henry Clay - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Hunton, Oramell E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Wiscasset Smith, Joseph Sewall - MOH (Civil War)
Woodstock (B) Whitman, Frank M. - MOH (Civil War)
York Hayden, Cyrus - MOH (Korea 1871)

 

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