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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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"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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Buried in Indiana

Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Abydel Kendall, William W. Army Ames Chapel   Jeffersonville, IN Photo MH-P
Bedford Box, Thomas J. Army Greenhill   Bedford, IN Photo MH
Bloomington Kisters, Gerry Herman Army Rose Hill   Bloomington, IN Photo MH
Camden Ferrier, Daniel Tweed Army Nebo   Delphi, IN Photo MH
Dillsboro Shepherd, William Army Conaway Family   Washington, DC Photo MH
East Germantown Graves, Thomas J. Army Zion Lutheran   Millville, IN Photo MH
Elkhart Chamberlain, Orville Army Gracelawn   Elkhart, IN Photo MH-P
Farmersburg Abrell, Charles Gene USMC Westlawn Yes Terre Haute, IN Photo MH
Fort Wayne Robertson, Robert Army Lindenwood   Argyle, NY Photo MH
Goshen Johnson, Ruel M. Army Oak Ridge   Goshen, IN Photo MH
Goshen Michael, Harry J. Army Violett Yes Milford, IN Photo MH
Greensburg Smalley, Reuben Army South Park   Holton, IN Photo MH
Hammond De La Garza, Emilio USMC Saint John's Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Holton Overturf, Jacob H. Army Holton   Holton, IN Photo MH
Indianapolis Brouse, Charles W. Army Crown Hill   Indianapolis, IN Photo MH
Indianapolis Kinsey (McKenzie), John Army Crown Hill   Maytown, PA Photo  
Indianapolis Stolz, Frank Army St. Joseph's   Sunman, IN Photo


Indianapolis Swanson, John 
aka: Jacob Johnson
Navy Crown Hill   Massachusetts Photo


Lafayette Thompson, William P. Army Greenbush Yes Lafayette, IN Photo MH
Lafayette McCall, Thomas E. Army Spring Vale   Veedersburg, IN Photo MH-P
Lagro Finkenbiner, Henry S. Army Hopewell Church   Pike Township, OH Photo MH
Liberty Center Bumgarner, William Army Mossburg   Mason City, WV Photo


Lovett Jordan, Absalom Army Centerville Baptist Church   North Madison, IN Photo MH
Lyonsville Cubberly, William G. Army Union   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
Mahalasville Wetherby, John C. Army Frye Yes Martinsville, IN Photo MH
Marion Hyde, Henry J. Army Marion National   New York, NY Photo MH
Marion Irwin, Nicholas Navy Marion National   New York, NY Photo MH
Marion Kuder, Jeremiah Army Marion National   Warsaw, IN Photo MH
Michigan City Bruce, Daniel Dean USMC Greenwood Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Muncie Carson, William J. Army Beech Grove   N. Greenfield, OH Photo MH
New Albany Seston, Charles H. Army Fairview Yes New Albany, IN Photo MH
New Haven Dougall, Allan Houston Army I.O.O.F.   New Haven, IN Photo MH
North Judson Ono, Frank Army Highland   Indianapolis, IN Photo MH
Peru Bearss, Hiram Iddings USMC Mount Hope   Indiana Photo MH
Portland Bruner, Louis J. Army Green Park   Clifty Brumer, IN Photo


Rockville Ferris, Eugene W. Army Rockville   Lowell, MA Photo


South Bend Weiss, Enoch R. Army South Bend   St. Louis, MO Photo


Spencer Archer, James W. Army Riverside   Spencer, IN Photo


Terre Haute Ryan, Peter J. Army Calvary   Terre Haute, IN Photo


Union City James, Isaac Army Brick Memorial   Mississinawa Twp, OH Photo MH
Vincennes O'Donnell, Menomen Army Mount Calvary   Sumner, IL Photo MH
Washington Taylor, Richard Army Pioneer Park   Indianapolis, IN Photo MH
West Terre Haute Sterling, John T. Army Bethesda   Indianapolis, IN Photo  
Winchester Armstrong, Clinton Army Mt Fountain Park   Indianapolis, IN Photo


MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.




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