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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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American Heroes From

Foreign Nations 

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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

City

Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere

Austria

Egbell (B) Kocak, Matej (KIA)  - Army MOH (WWI), Navy MOH (Same Action)
Hluchow (B) Czegka, Victor Hugo - NC (1st Byrd Expedition), NC (2d Byrd Expedition)
Prolog (B) Tomich, Peter (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Saltsburg (B) Farmer, Neil Philip (KIA)  - DSC (Vietnam)
Trieste (B) Corahorgi, Demetri - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

Austria - Hungary

(Swiss Tyrol) (B) Burger, Joseph - MOH (Civil War)
Hobart (B) Hamilton, Mathew H. - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Prague (B) Karpeles, Leopold - MOH (Civil War)

Belgium

Crahay, Albert - DSC (Korea)
Antwerp (B) Geyer, Peter C. - NC (Nicaragua)
Brussels (B) Vifquain, Victor - MOH (Civil War)

Bohemia

Niderbergdorf (B) Lukes, William F. - MOH (Korea 1871)

Brazil

Burlamaqui, Armando - NC (WWII)
Messeder, Coelho - NC (WWI)
Resk, Apolo M. - DSC (WWII)

Chile

Valparaiso Fasseur, Isaac L. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

China

Canton (B) Howard, James Howell - MOH (WWII)
Chee Foo (B) Hays, George Price - MOH (WWI)
Hong Kong (B) Brown, Charles - MOH (Korea 1871)
Pekin (B) Owens, Seymour Dunlop (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Tientsin Lukes, William F. - MOH (Korea 1871)
Victoria, Hong Kong (B) Outerbridge, William W. - NC (WWII)

Cuba

Cabana (B) Devereux, James Patrick Sinnott - NC (WWII)
Havana Gilbert, Lawrence Edwin - NC (WWII)
Tunuicu (B) Eisenhuth, Joseph Julian - NC (WWII)

Denmark

Ovesen, Martin M. (KIA) - NC (WWI)
Copenhagen (B) Muller, Frederick - MOH (Spanish-American War)
  (B) Roos, Otto N. - NC (Nicaragua)
  (B) Schou, Julius Alexis - MOH (Indian Campaigns)

Finland

Bergo (B) Westermark, Axel - MOH (China Relief)
Bjoroky (B) Anderson, Johannes Seigfried - MOH (WWI)

Gibraltar

Moore, Charles - MOH (Civil War)

Greece

Kamenitsa (B) Karps, Tom D. - DSC (WWI)

Holland

Amsterdam (B) Allen, Edward G. - MOH (China Relief)
Dussen (B) Van Iersel, Ludovicus M.M. - MOH (WWI)
Flushing (B) Fasseur, Isaac L. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Rotterdam (B) Mack, Alexander - MOH (Civil War)
Stavorey (B) Burbank, James H. - MOH (Civil War)

Hungary

Budapest (B) Rabel, Laszlo (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Szeged (B) Stahel, Julius H. - MOH (Civil War)

India

Bombay (B) Simons, Charles Jenks - MOH (Civil War)
Ferosepur, Punjab Ali, Sher - DSC (WWII)
Lucknow (B) Hanson, Robert Murray (KIA)  - MOH (WWII), NC (WWII)
Venguria (B) Goheen, Richard R. P. - NC (WWII)

Jamaica

Kingston (B) Davis, John - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

Japan

Kobayashi, Seizo - NC (WWI)
Yokohama Benson, James - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
  Johannessen, Johannes J. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

Korea

Chung, Il Kwon - DSC (Korea)
Chung, Nak Koo (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Kim, Chong O. - DSC (Korea)
Kim, Man Soul - DSC (Korea)
Kim, Man Su (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Kwangju (B) Hill, David Lee "Tex" - DSC (WWII)

Malta

Ca Valletta (B) Caruana, Orlando Emanuel - MOH (Civil War)

Mexico

Chihuahua (B) Rascon, Alfred - MOH (Vietnam War)
Mexico City (B) Anderson, Bruce - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Jimenez, Jose Francisco (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
  (B) Tanner, Karl (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Villa De Castano (B) Garcia, Macario - MOH (WWII)

Montenegro

Vilanje (B) Kilibarda, Steve P. (KIA)  - DSC (WWI)

New Zealand

Auckland (B) Bridson, Gordon - NC (WWII)
Invercargill Kennedy, Donald G. - NC (WWII)
Matamau, Norsewood (B) Bleasdale, Victor F. - NC (WWI), DSC (WWI), NC (Nicaragua)
Port Chalmers Buchanan, Campbell H. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
Springhills, Southland (B) Kennedy, Donald G. - NC (WWII)
Wellington Bridson, Gordon - NC (WWII)
  Phipps, Peter - NC (WWII)

Norway

Bergen (B) Loman, Berger Holton - MOH (WWI)
  (B) Monssen, Mons - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
  (B) Sletteland, Thomas - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Bodo (B) Johannessen, Johannes J. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
  (B) Stoltenberg, Andrew Vincent - MOH (Philippine Insurrection)
Christiana (Oslo) (B) Williams, Louis - 2 MOHs (Peace Time Heroism)
Frederikstad (B) Engeset, Knut (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Kristiansand (B) Williams, Augustus - MOH (Civil War)
Oleesen (B) Torgerson, Martin Torinus - MOH (China Relief)
Oslo (B) Olsen, Anton - MOH (Spanish-American War)
  (B) Waaler, Reidar - MOH (WWI)
Sandnes (B) Johnsen, Hans - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Toten Christiana (Oslo) (B) Johnson, John - MOH (Civil War)

Peru

Callao (B) Norris, Benjamin White (KIA)  - NC (WWII)

Poland

Babice (B) Dachnowicz, Peter - DSC (WWI)
Pzedboz (B) Vesole, Kay K. (KIA)  - NC (WWII)
Sedden (B) Minue, Nicholas (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Stawiski (B) Sachs, Benjamin (KIA)  - NC (WWII)

Portugal

DaRocha, F. T. V. - NC (WWI)
Ilhavo (B) Cross, Frank S. - NC (Korea)

Prussia

Binde (B) Westerhold, William - MOH (Civil War)
Grossleiton (B) Pesch, Joseph M. - MOH (Civil War)
Guttentag (B) Cohn, Abraham - MOH (Civil War)
Lautenburg (B) Orbansky, David - MOH (Civil War)
Stetten (B) Koelpin, William - MOH (Indian Campaigns)

Serbia

Streska (B) Allex, Jake - MOH (WWI)

South Africa

Johannesburg Lord, Fred T. - DSC (WWII)

South Wales

Pettypool (B) Mahoney, Gregory - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Pontypool (B) Powell, William Henry - MOH (Civil War)

Sweden

Goteborg (B) Nordstrom, Isador A. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Gothenburg (B) Bergendahl, Frederick - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
  (B) Ingemansson, Nils V. - NC (Korea)
  (B) Swanson, John - MOH (Civil War)
Gotland (B) Von Vegesack, Ernest - MOH (Civil War)
Kahilwar (B) Dahlgren, John Olof - MOH (China Relief)
Linkoping (B) Ragnar, Theodore - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Malmo (B) Bjorkman, Ernest H. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Nysund (B) Gibson, Eric Gunnar (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Oskarshamn (B) Johanson, John Peter - MOH (Spanish-American War)
Stockholm (B) Halling, Luovi - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

Switzerland

Berne (B) Stauffer, Rudolph - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Luxenburg (B) Knaak, Albert - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
New Castle (B) Veuve, Ernest - MOH (Indian Campaigns)

Turkey

Ergin, Mehmet - DSC (Korea)
Sukan, Sinasi - DSC (Korea)
Urer, Rustu (KIA) - DSC (Korea)

Republic of Vietnam

Hoang, Cha Ly - DSC (Vietnam)
Luong, Phan-Ngoc - DSC (Vietnam)
Van Bay, Tran (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
Van Kiet, Nguyen - NC (Vietnam)
Van Tan, Do (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)

Wales

Monmouth County (B) Davis, Joseph - MOH (Civil War)
  Ribac, Bartolome S. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)

West Indies

Barbados (B) Little, Thomas - MOH (Indian Campaigns)
Guadaloupe (B) Girandy, Alphonse - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
Montserrat (B) Sweeney, Robert Augustus - 2 MOHs (Peace Time Heroism)
Santa Cruz (B) Teytand, August P. - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)
St. Vincent (B) Johnson, William - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

West Wales

Haverford (B) Davis, Thomas - MOH (Civil War)
  (B) Kreher, Wendlin (KIA)  - MOH (Indian Campaigns)

 

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