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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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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

Alford, Bennett W. - NC (WWII)
Gerard, Frank T., Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Madison, James Jonas - MOH (WWI)
City/County Name and Award Details
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Aberdeen Binford, Thomas H. - NC (WWII)
  Carlisle, Robert Gunn - DSC (WWI)
Anding (B) Williams, Wiley Thomas - NC (WWII)
Artesia (B) Fleming, William Sloan - NC (WWII)
Ashland Ferrell, William M. - DSC (WWI)
  Hudspeth, Daniel W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Batesville Wray, Waverly W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Bay St. Louis Tudury, Henry - DSC (WWI)
Belzoni Bain, John Burton - 2 NCs (WWII)
  Gray, Steven Thomas (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  (B) Battalio, Samuel T. - DSC (WWII)
Benton County Bradley, Wilborn O. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Bowden, William H. - DSC (1912)
Biloxi Grayson, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)
  O'Keefe, Jeremiah Joseph - NC (WWII)
  Sherrill, Hugh Virgil - NC (WWII)
Booneville Mitchell, George R. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Boonville (B) Tucker, Louis J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Brandon Thompson, Will Allen (KIA) - NC (Korea)
  Wilson, Louis Hugh - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Maxey, Robert J. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Poole, Minor Butler (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Brokhaven (B) Becker, Albert L. - NC (WWII)
Brookhaven Becker, Albert L. - NC (WWII)
  Cassedy, Hiram - NC (WWII)
  (B) Boyd, Eugene Lovell - NC (WWII)
  (B) May, Joe C. - DSC (WWI)
Byhalia (B) Jerry, Barney - DSC (WWI)
Calhoun City Tolley, Cecil E. - NC (WWII)
Calhoun County Griffin, Henry L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Callins (B) Davis, Leland L. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Canton (B) Bunyard, Clarence H. - DSC (WWI)
Carrollton Pittman, John Albert - MOH (Korean War)
  (B) McLean, Ephraim Rankin, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Carthage Barfoot, Van Thomas - MOH (WWII)
  Presley, Sam Davis (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Centreville (B) Briscoe, Robert Pearce - NC (WWII)
Charleston Hall, Charles P. - DSC (WWI)
Chesterville (B) Holmes, Maurice G. - NC (Nicaragua)
Church Hill (B) Johnston, Mercer G. - DSC (WWI)
Clarksdale Brown, Charles (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Cleveland McLean, Ephraim Rankin, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Clinton Keith, Julian D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Poole, Minor Butler (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Collins Jordon, Mack A. (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Columbia Stevens, Francis R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Yates, George W. (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Columbus Kaye, Samuel, Jr. - 2 DSCs (WWI)
  (B) Eason, Van Vernon, Jr. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Mullins, Sam (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Copiah County Mohon, Ernest M., Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Corinth (B) Crawford, William B. - DSC (WWI)
Crystal Springs Papizan, Ralph (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Watkins, James A. - DSC (WWII)
Drew Dwiggins, Daniel M. - DSC (WWI)
Durant (B) Binford, Thomas H. - NC (WWII)
  (B) Rayner, Ira C. - DSC (WWI)
Dwiggins (B) Dwiggins, Daniel M. - DSC (WWI)
Edinburg (B) Barfoot, Van Thomas - MOH (WWII)
Edwards (B) Vandivier, Norman Francis (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Egypt (B) Carlisle, Robert Gunn - DSC (WWI)
Empora (B) Elkins, Stephen B. - DSC (WWI)
Escatawpa (B) Hanson, Jack G. (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Eupora Craven, Herman C. - DSC (WWI)
Falkner (B) Cotten, Orvil L. - DSC (WWI)
Flora (B) Gunn, Fred L. - DSC (WWI)
Forrest County Lowery, Herman F. - DSC (WWII)
Fort Banks (B) Guild, John Ninian (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Greene County (B) Williams, Mack H. - DSC (WWI)
Greenville Henry, Robert T. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Lusk, James G. - DSC (WWI)
Greenwood (B) Stigler, Stephen L. - NC (WWII)
Grenada Rice, Wade H. - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Woods, Thomas Altus - NC (WWII)
Grenada County Wilson, Milford W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Griffith (B) Gholston, Jabez G. - DSC (WWI)
Gulfport Cochran, William B. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  Cody, Howard Rudolph (KIA) - AFC (Vietnam)
  Cresswell, Leonard B. - NC (WWII)
  Diamond, James H. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Slaton, James Daniel - MOH (WWII)
  (B) McCraney, William P. - DSC (Korea)
  (B) Nevle, Gerard B. - NC (WWII)
Gunnison Wilson, William W., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Hattiesburg Commiskey, Henry Alfred - MOH (Korean War)
  Davis, Leland L. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Freeman, Ed W. - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Merkel, Edmo E. - DSC (WWI)
  Moore, Ralph E., Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  (B) Stevens, Charles Zollicoffer, III - NC (WWII)
Hazelhurst Cockrell, Alvin Chester, Jr. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Hinds Winstead, Otho T. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Hollandale Rayner, Ira C. - DSC (WWI)
Honey Williams, Mack H. - DSC (WWI)
Humphreys County Vincent, Fred (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Jackson Bell, Joe - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
  Grantham, James Howell (KIA) - NC (WWI)
  Holder, Randolph Mitchell (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Pine, Harry W. - DSC (WWI)
  Warner, Charles L. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Wells, Erskine W. - NC (WWII)
  (B) O'Keefe, Jeremiah Joseph - NC (WWII)
Jacksonville Wheat, Roy Mitchell (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Jefferson McPhate, Prentiss E. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Kosciuska Cochran, Ernest Henry - NC (WWII)
Kosciusko (B) Wilson, William W., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Lambert (B) Murphree, Jesse E. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Laurel Holloway, Lester F. - NC (WWII)
  Kelly, Augustine C. - DSC (WWI)
  Stainton, Marvin E. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Slaton, James Daniel - MOH (WWII)
Lawrence Wheeler, Algie J. - NC (WWII)
Leland Lee, Hubert Louis - MOH (Korean War)
  Oakman, George P. - NC (WWII)
Lexington (B) Cresswell, Leonard B. - NC (WWII)
Liberty Briscoe, Robert Pearce - NC (WWII)
Louisville Cunningham, Larry LaMont (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Hudson, Joseph William (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  (B) Conn, Willard Earl (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Lucedale Lindsey, Jake William - MOH (WWII)
  Smith, Harry L. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Stovall, William S., Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Lucedalle (B) Barrow, Thomas E. - NC (WWII)
Lyon Murphree, Jesse E. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Magee (B) Smith, Alex B. - NC (WWII)
Marks Eason, Van Vernon, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Mayhew (B) Buck, Beaumont B. - DSC (WWI)
McComb Brady, Julian H - NC (WWII)
  (B) Harvey, Harry A. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
McComb City (B) Butler, Charles - DSC (WWI)
Mechanicsburg Williams, Wiley Thomas - NC (WWII)
Meridian Curtis, John E. - DSC (WWI)
  Gunn, Fred L. - DSC (WWI)
  Stokes, Thomas M. - NC (WWII)
  (B) McInnis, Alex N., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Mico Welborn, Ira Clinton - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Moorhead West, William R. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Moselle (B) Wheat, Roy Mitchell (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Mount Olive Yates, George W. (KIA) - NC (Korea)
Natchez Brown, Wilson - MOH (Civil War)
  Dorley, August - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Merrill, Aaron Stanton - NC (WWII)
Neely (B) Freeman, Ed W. - MOH (Vietnam War)
Nettleton Moreland, George - DSC (Philippines)
New Augusta (B) Strickland, Albert B. - DSC (WWI)
New Hebron Stamps, Bernice B. - DSC (WWI)
New London Piper, Earl S. - NC (Nicaragua)
Panola County McCullar, Kenneth D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Pantotoc County (B) Moreland, George - DSC (Philippines)
Perkinston Ramsay, Thomas W. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Perry (B) Johnson, Cecil Vermon - NC (WWII)
Perry County Conway, Claude E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Petal Stevens, Charles Zollicoffer, III - NC (WWII)
Picayune Parker, William Whiteford - NC (WWII)
  Stovall, William S., Jr. - 2 NCs (WWII)
Pike County Dyess, Thomas F., Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Robinson, James L. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Pontatoc Holmes, Maurice G. - NC (Nicaragua)
Poplarville Cochran, Robert Fishel, Jr. (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Quitman (B) Fuller, Robert Byron - NC (Vietnam)
Ravana (B) Reeves, Roy W. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
Richton (B) Brown, Thomas E. - NC (WWII)
Rosedale Shelby, Richard D. - DSC (WWI)
Rubton Johnson, Cecil Vermon - NC (WWII)
Ruleville (B) West, William R. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Russum McCarstle, Howard P., Jr. - NC (WWII)
Sallis (B) Thompson, Will Allen (KIA)  - NC (Korea)
Sardis (B) Hall, Charles P. - DSC (WWI)
Schlater (B) Broach, Leo Densel - NC (WWII)
Seminary Ross, Melville Talbert - NC (WWII)
Shaw Litton, William P. - DSC (WWII)
Ship's Island Freeman, Martin - MOH (Civil War)
Shuqualak (B) Byram, George L. - DSC (Spanish-American)
Smith Smith, James C. - DSC (Korea)
Smithdale (B) Godwin, Edward R. - NC (WWII)
Smithville Duncan, Alvin P. - DSC (WWI)
Starksville (B) Cochran, Ernest Henry - NC (WWII)
Steens Conn, Willard Earl (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Stone County Reeves, Woodrow W. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Stovall Stovall, William Howard - DSC (WWI)
Sunflower County Shaw, William S. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Tishomingo County Tidwell, Billy M. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Tupelo Mills, Charles L. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Puckett, David Oliver - NC (WWII)
  (B) Pearson, Harry L. - DSC (WWI)
Union County (B) Wilkinson, Thaddeus - DSC (WWI)
Valden (B) Randall, Mood A. - DSC (WWI)
Vicksburg Battalio, Samuel T. - DSC (WWII)
  Finke, John G. Wilhelm - DSC (WWII)
  Godwin, Edward R. - NC (WWII)
  Haynes, Freddie Neil (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  O'Brien, Terence Dale (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Walter Valley Reynolds, Luther Kendrick - 2 NCs (WWII)
Warren Hogaboom, William F. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Washington Colvin, DeWitt T. - DSC (Korea)
Washington County Shields, Thomas C. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Waterford Robinson, Oliver Thomas - DSC (WWI)
Watertown (B) Galbraith, Frederick W., Jr. - DSC (WWI)
Wayne County Ramey, Howard K. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Waynesboro Whitney, William B. - DSC (WWII)
Webb Broach, Leo Densel - NC (WWII)
Woodland Gholston, Jabez G. - DSC (WWI)
Woodstock Heard, John William - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Woodville Richardson, John B. - DSC (WWI)
Yazoo City (B) Barnwell, Frank H. - DSC (WWI)
Yazoo County Moore, Clarence J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)


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