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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 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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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

WINGS OF VALOR
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The Defining Generation
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"Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but beggard is that Nation that has and forgets them."

Medal of Honor Recipients
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Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Allerton Tibbets, Andrew W. Army Allerton   Centerville, IA Photo MH
Blairstown Hayes, John Navy Pleasant Hill   New Bedford, MA Photo MH
Bloomfield Power, Albert Army I.O.O.F.   Bloomfield, IA Photo MH
Burlington Bouquet, Nicholas S. Army Aspen Grove   Burlington, IA Photo MH
Cascade Hill, James Army Cascade Community   Cascade, IA Photo MH
Cedar Falls Hibbs, Robert John Army Greenwood Yes Des Moines, IA Photo MH
Cedar Rapids Clark, Charles Amory Army Oak Hill   Forcroft, ME Photo MH
Colesburg Sloan, Andrew Jackson Army Platt   Colesburg, IA Photo MH
Davenport Vale, John Army Oakdale   Rochester, MN Photo MH
Decorah Cadwell, Luman Army Phelps   Troy, NY Photo MH
Denison Harding, Mosher A. Army Oakland   St. Louis, MO Photo  
Des Moines Campbell, William Army Glendale   New Philadelphia, OH Photo MH
Des Moines Fitz, Joseph Navy Glendale   Des Moines, IA Photo MH
Des Moines Pike, Emory Jenison Army Woodland Yes Sigourney, IA Photo MH
Dubuque Healey, George Washington Army Linwood   Dubuque, IA Photo MH
Fairfield Strong, James N. Army City   Pittsfield, MA Photo MH
Floris Donaldson, John P. Army Mars Hill   Butler, PA Photo MH
Ida Grove McWilliams, George Navy Ida Grove   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Indianola Edwards, Junior Dean Army I.O.O.F. Yes Indianola, IA Photo MH
Jefferson Lindsey, Darrell R. Air Corps Jefferson Yes Storm Lake, IA Photo MH
Keokuk Thorson, John F. Army Keokuk National Yes Armstrong, IA Photo MH
Keosauqua Twombly, Voltare Paine Army Pittsburgh Rural   Keosauqua, IA Photo MH
Letts Reddick, William H. H. Army Lettsville   Portsmouth, OH Photo MH
Lidderdale Neppel, Ralph George Army Holy Family   Glidden, IA Photo MH
Lovilia Drury, James Army St. Peter's   Chester, VT Photo MH
Lynnville Bebb, Edward James Army New Salem   Mount Pleasant, IA Photo MH
Mason City Smith, Henry I. Army Elmwood   Shell Rock Fall, IA Photo MH
Maynard Goldsbery Andrew E. Army Long Grove   St. Charles, IL Photo MH
McIntire Keenan, John Army McIntire City   San Francisco, CA Photo  
Monroe Stickels, Joseph Army Monroe   Bethany, OH Photo MH
Mount Pleasant Swan, Charles A. Army Forest Home   Mount Pleasant, IA Photo MH
Mount Pleasant Yount, John Army Oak Grove   Sacramento, CA Photo MH
New Market Morgan, Richard H. Army Memory   Taylor, IA Photo MH
Newell Anderson, Peter T. Army Newell   Wiota, WI Photo MH
Ottumwa Gardiner , James
AKA: Daniel Gardner
Army Calvary   Yorktown, VA Photo MH
Ottumwa Godley, Leonidas M. Army Ottumwa   Ashland, IA Photo MH
Pleasant Grove Whitmore (Whittenmore), John Army Shiner   Camden, IL Photo MH
Prairie City Briles, Herschel F. Army Waveland   Fort Des Moines, IA Photo MH
Shellsburg Elson, James M. Army Oakwood   Shellsburg, IA Photo MH
Sioux City Spalding, Edward Army Floyd   Rockford, IL Photo MH
St. Ansgar Beyer, Arthur O. Army Immanuel Lutheran Church   St. Ansgar, IA Photo MH
Wever Phife, Lewis
AKA: Louis Pheiff
Army Tierney   Marion, OR Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.

 

 

 

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