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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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1915 - 1941 WWII Korea - Present WWII

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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

Graves, Ora - MOH (WWI)
Hoevet, Dean C. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
McCampbell, Robert P. - DSC (WWII)
Myers, Cloyd G. - DSC (WWII)

City/County

Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Adams County Bonahoom, Robert C. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Alliance (B) Coker, Ronald Leroy (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Alma Bauer, Harold William "Indian Joe" (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Anselmo Van Neste, Keith G. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  (B) Powers, Leo J. - MOH (WWII)
Arcadia (B) Sandh, Robin (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Avoca Ralston, Orville Alfred - DSC (WWI)
Bancroft (B) Sackett, Earl L. - NC (WWII)
Bassett Jordan, Grover S. - DSC (WWII)
  Rodgers, James F. - DSC (WWI)
Beatrice Kennedy, Leslie D. - DSC (Vietnam)
  (B) Cobbey, Luther W. - DSC (WWI)
Benedict Cummings, Ralph Waldo - NC (WWII)
Benkelman Walsh, Frank - DSC (WWI)
Bertrand Benson, Andrew A. - DSC (WWI)
Bertrant (B) Benson, Andrew A. - DSC (WWI)
Bladen Cather, Grosvenor P. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Blaine County Swan, Harold D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Blair Marsh, Robert J. - DSC (Spanish-American)
  Schmidt, Otto Diller - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Boyd County Carlson, Eric G. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Brady (B) Kohler, Robert D. - NC (Korea)
Brainard (B) Porter, Chauncey W. - DSC (WWI)
Broken Bow (B) Simonson, Harvey L. - NC (WWII)
Brownville (B) Mosier, Melvin - NC (Nicaragua)
Bruno Proctor, Dale T. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Callaway Booker, Robert D. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Carson City Floto, Kenneth B. - DSC (WWII)
Center Peterson, Roy W. - DSC (WWI)
Chadron Hass, Floyd N. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Chambers Porter, Chauncey W. - DSC (WWI)
Chappell Anderberg, Martin L. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Hedlund, Earl Clifford - DSC (WWII)
Columbus Co-Rux-Te-Chod-Ish (Mad Bear) - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Crete Daniel, Henry - DSC (WWI)
Crofton Everton, Loren D. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Curtis (B) Howard, Chester R. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Deshler Rodenburg, Eugene E. - NC (WWII)
Douglas Bush, Lavern L. - DSC (Korea)
Douglas County Deffenbaugh, Lyle J. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Dwight Kouma, Anthony B. - NC (WWII)
  Kouma, Ernest Richard - MOH (Korean War)
Enders Lake Eller, Lloyd - DSC (WWI)
Endicott (B) McCandless, Byron - NC (WWI)
Ewing Wright, Dewey Edward - DSC (WWI)
Falls City Phillips, Clifford F. (KIA) - DSC (North Russia)
  (B) Hurst, Edwin William (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Stains, Tracy R. - DSC (WWI)
Farnum Banks, Leonard S. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Fort McPherson Cody, William Frederick - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Fort Niobrare (B) Thatcher, Miles R. - NC (Nicaragua)
Fort Omaha Berg, George Francis - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Freemont (B) Peterson, Roy W. - DSC (WWI)
Fremont Lee, Victor C. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Gage County (B) Phillips, Clifford F. (KIA)  - DSC (North Russia)
Garden Dilley, Gerald L. - DSC (Korea)
Geneva (B) Hastings, William Walton - NC (WWII)
  (B) Walker, James M. - DSC (WWI)
Gering Ponder, James W. - DSC (WWI)
Gilead Naiman, Herman A. - DSC (WWI)
Grand Island Moorberg, Monte Larue (KIA) - AFC (Vietnam)
  Sorensen, Soren C. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Flebbe, Walter Edward - NC (WWII)
  (B) Westervelt, Edgar C. - DSC (WWI)
Grant Reed, Glenn M. (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Greeley County (B) James, Darl S. - DSC (WWI)
Gresham (B) Thomas, Thomas C. - NC (WWII)
Hall County Owen, Albert E. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Harris (B) Eaton, Roy H. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Hartington Lange, Carl M. - DSC (WWI)
Hastings Holmes, Oliver Wendell - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Hermle, Leo D. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWII)
Hebron (B) Cruise, Edgar Allen - NC (WWII)
  (B) Rodenburg, Eugene E. - NC (WWII)
Holdrege (B) Lindstrom, Floyd K. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Schmidt, Harry - NC (Nicaragua)
Holdridge Mitchell, George R. - DSC (WWI)
Hooper Schwab, Donald K. - DSC (WWII)
  Sieg, Robert E. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
  (B) Sauers, Roy M. - DSC (WWI)
Humboldt (B) Bickford, Ernest E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Kelly, John - DSC (WWI)
Humphrey Widhelm, William John - 2 NCs (WWII)
  (B) Myers, Irwin - DSC (WWI)
Imperial Ingold, Albert S. - DSC (WWI)
Irwin (B) Sanders, Lewis Ben - NC (WWII)
Kearney Ehle, John Walter - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Lancaster County Bridger, James R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Leigh (B) Mason, John Lowery - NC (WWII)
Lincoln Bradley, Bobbie B. - NC (Korea)
  Chappell, Ralph A. - DSC (WWI)
  Dougherty, Raymond M. - DSC (WWI)
  Doyle, John Remine - NC (WWII)
  Dye, Billy Hubert - NC (WWII)
  Green, Robert L. - DSC (North Russia)
  Hagemeister, Charles Cris - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Kauffman, Eldeen H. - DSC (WWII)
  Westervelt, Edgar C. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Blumenthal, Alabel (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Cowan, Richard Eller (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
  (B) DeTar, John Leslie - NC (WWII)
  (B) Erickson, John Lonam (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Faulkner, Clark Woods - NC (WWII)
  (B) Kerns, John I. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
  (B) Kerrey, Joseph Robert - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Shughart, Randall David (KIA)  - MOH (Somalia)
  (B) Tibbetts, Loyd J. - DSC (WWI)
Lindsay Ruzicka, Lumir, Jr. - NC (WWII)
Litchfield LeMasters, Charles A. - DSC (WWI)
Logan County Greeley, Ralph F. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Loup City (B) Bly, Robert - DSC (WWI)
McCook (B) Eller, Lloyd - DSC (WWI)
Merna Sittler, Edward - DSC (WWI)
Merriman Sanders, Lewis Ben - NC (WWII)
Minden Budd, John O. - DSC (WWI)
Morrill County Corl, George P. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Nebraska City Gude, Charles J. - DSC (WWI)
Nebron Cruise, Edgar Allen - NC (WWII)
Norfolk Benning, Fred G. - DSC (WWI)
North Loup (B) Thorngate, George - DSC (WWI)
North Platte Flebbe, Walter Edward - NC (WWII)
  Ford, Daris V. - DSC (WWI)
North Platte Barracks Kirkwood, John A. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Oasis Brinda, John - DSC (WWI)
Ohiowa (B) Patten, Louis P. - DSC (WWI)

Omaha

Bongardt, Charles F. - DSC (WWI)
Brown, Buster E. - DSC (WWII)
Chapek, Anthony B. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Dietz, Edward W. A. - DSC (WWI)
Fous, James William (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Garrard, Floyd P. - DSC (Philippines)
Gomez, Edward (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
Keith, Miguel (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
Kerrey, Joseph Robert - MOH (Vietnam War)
Kline, David - DSC (WWI)
Kotrc, James Carl (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Krenzer, Leonard (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Lohnes, Frank W. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Muskin, Leonard Gordon - 2 NCs (WWII)
Parle, John Joseph (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Sladen, Fred W. - DSC (WWI)
Tukey, Allen A. - DSC (WWI)
Ver Mehren, Hubert - DSC (WWI)
(B) Fenton, Neal D. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
(B) Graves, John C. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Hibbs, Robert John (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
(B) Hogan, John V. - DSC (WWI)
(B) Lane, Herschel V. - DSC (WWI), NC (WWI)
(B) Larsen, Harold H. - 2 NCs (WWII)
(B) Magee, Christopher L. - NC (WWII)
(B) Meredith, James - MOH (Spanish-American War)
(B) Montgomery, Alfred E. - NC (WWII)
(B) Steele, Richard Wilson - DSC (WWI)
(B) Thorne, Charles E. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
(B) Warthen, Bruce - DSC (WWI)

City/County

Name and Award Details
Ord (B) LeMasters, Charles A. - DSC (WWI)
Pawnee City Richardson, Harold E. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Pierce Buckendahl, Emil - DSC (WWI)
Platte County Schimmelpfenning, Irving R. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Polk (B) Cummings, Ralph Waldo - NC (WWII)
Randolph Hoffman, Earl A. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Figgins, Charles R. - DSC (WWI)
Reno Curti, Mike - DSC (WWI)
Richardson County Hebenstreit, Frank A., Jr. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Riverview (B) McCulley, Hale T. - NC (WWII)
Roca (B) Bronn, Clyde Leroy - 2 NCs (WWII)
Rushville Janssen, Martin J. - DSC (WWI)
Ruskin (B) Holmes, Oliver Wendell - DSC (WWI)
Salem (B) Ray, Billy Dean - NC (WWII)
Salene Vifquain, Victor - MOH (Civil War)
Saline County (B) Svanda, Victor - NC (WWII)
Sargent (B) Dye, Henry E. - DSC (WWI)
Schuyler Grotelueschen, Edgar W. - DSC (WWII)
Scotts Bluff Sandlain, Alan D. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Seward (B) Steinhilber, Cloyd W. - DSC (WWI)
Sidney Dunbar, Charles T. - DSC (WWI)
Springfield (B) Bates, Bret V. - DSC (WWI)
St. Helena Hausmann, William L. - DSC (WWI)
Stapleton Schmidt, Harry - NC (Nicaragua)
Stella Curtis, Clyde O. - DSC (WWI)
Stratton Reed, Cecil E. - DSC (WWI)
Stuart Sauers, Roy M. - DSC (WWI)
Superior (B) Templeton, Charles K. - DSC (WWI)
Sutton Volz, Jacob - MOH (Philippines 1911)
  Walton, Merritt C. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Thurston Moore, Leroy L. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Thurston County Sinclair, Wayne H. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Trumbull (B) Holderman, Nelson Miles - MOH (WWI)
Valparaiso Conner, Lawrence B. - DSC (Spanish-American)
  Olson, John O. - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Hedlund, Earl Clifford - DSC (WWII)
Verdigris (B) Benoit, Henry N. - DSC (WWI)
Wakefield (B) Armstrong, Robert Gordon - NC (WWII)
  (B) Crellin, Conrad Wesley (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Wallace Heath, Carl (KIA) - DSC (WWI)
Walworth Dye, Henry E. - DSC (WWI)
Wausa Swing, Joseph May - DSC (WWII)
Waverly (B) Reed, Cecil E. - DSC (WWI)
Webster County (B) Banks, Leonard S. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
  (B) Cather, Grosvenor P. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)
Weeping Water (B) Ralston, Orville Alfred - DSC (WWI)
West Point Timmerman, Karl H. - DSC (WWII)
  Zacek, Edward Casimir - NC (WWII)
Wilsonville (B) Marts, Alvin Lee (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Wisner Hansen, Dale Merlin (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
Wymore (B) Hargrave, Thomas J. - DSC (WWI)

 

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