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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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1915 - WWII Korea - Present 1900 - 1941 WWII 1947 - Korea Vietnam - Present

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The Defining Generation
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   War on Terror  


OF The

Navy Cross




Detailed Chronological List

Name Rank Branch Unit

Date of Action

Unidentified USN SEAL Chief Boatswain's Mate US Navy SEAL 25 & 26 Nov. 2001
Unidentified USN SEAL Senior Chief Information Systems Technician US Navy SEAL 3 & 4 March 2002
Luis E. Fonseca Hospitalman Apprentice (Corpsman) US Navy Corpsman,  Co C, 1st Bn, 2d Marines 23 March 2003
Lehew, Justin D. Gunnery Sergeant USMC Co A, 1st Bn, 2d Marines 23 & 24 March 2003
Chontosh, Brian R. 1st Lieutenant USMC 3d Bn, 5th Marines 25 March 2003
Perez, Joseph B. Lance Corporal USMC Co I, 3d Bn, 5th Marines 4 April 2003
Montoya, Scott C. Sergeant USMC Scout Sniper Platoon, 2d Bn., 23d Marines 8 April 2003
Martinez, Marco A. Corporal USMC Co G, 2d Bn, 5th Marines 12 April 2003
Copeland, Willie L. Sergeant USMC Co B, 1st Recon Bn.,
1st Marine Division
7 April 2004
*Morel, Brent Captain USMC Co B, 1st Recon Bn.,
1st Marine Division
7 April 2004
Viggiani, Anthony L. Sergeant USMC Co C, 1st Bn, 6th Marines, 22d EMU 3 June 2004
Kasal, Bradley A. First Sergeant USMC 3d Bn, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Div. 13 Nov 2004
Mitchell, Robert J. Corporal USMC 3d Bn, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Div. 13 Nov 2004
Esquibel, Dominic Corporal USMC 1st Bn, 8th Marines, 2d Marines Div. Nov 2004
Clairday, Jason S. Corporal USMC 3d Bn, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div. 12 Dec 2004
Kraft, Jarrett A. Sergeant USMC 3d Bn, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div. 23 Dec 2004
Workman, Jeremiah W. Corporal USMC 3d Bn, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div. 23 Dec 2004
Corbin, Todd Corporal USMC 3d Bn, 25th Marines, II MEF May 7, 2005
*Axelson, Matthew G. Sonar Technician 2/C US Navy SEAL Jun 27 & 28, 2005
*Dietz, Danny P. Gunners Mate 2/C US Navy SEAL Jun 27 & 28, 2005
Unidentified USN SEAL   US Navy SEAL Jun 27 & 28, 2005
McDade, Aubrey L., Jr. Sergeant USMC 1st Bn, 8th Marines, 1st Marine Div. Nov 11, 2004
Adlesperger, Christopher  Private First Class USMC 3d Bn, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div. Nov 10, 2004

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