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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 Massachusetts

Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town Photo Marker
Acton Allen, Nathaniel M. Army Woodlawn   Boston, MA Photo MH
Andover Chandler, Henry Flint Army West Parrish   Andover, MA Photo MH
Arlington Larkin, David Army St. Paul's   Boston, MA Photo MH
Arlington Neilon, Frederick S. Army St. Paul's   Watertown, MA Photo MH
Athol Snow, Elmer A. Army Highland   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Attleboro Gay, Thomas H. Army Woodlawn   Boston, MA Photo MH
Beverly Vittori, Joseph USMC St. Mary's Yes Beverly, MA Photo MH
Boston Crowley, Michael Army Unknown   Rochester, NY Photo MH
Bourne Dewert, Richard David Navy Massachusetts National Yes Taunton, MA Photo MH
Brighton Taylor, Richard Hamilton Navy Evergreen   Virginia Photo MH
Brookline Houghton, Edward J. Navy Holyhood   Alabama Photo  
Cambridge Lunt, Alphonso M. Army Cambridge   Cambridge, MA Photo MH
Cambridge Scott, Joseph Francis USMC Cambridge   Cambridge, MA Photo MH
Cambridge Munsell, Harvey May Army Mount Auburn   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Cambridge Reed, Charles Wellington Army Mount Auburn   Malden, MA Photo MH
Cambridge Tobin, John Michael Army Mount Auburn   Boston, MA Photo MH
Centerville Haskell, Marcus M. Army Beechwood   Chelsea, MA Photo MH
Chicopee Tracy, Charles H. Army Fairview   Springfield, MA Photo MH
Cohasset Gaylord, Levi B. Army Cohasset Central   Boston, MA Photo MH
Danvers Stevens (Stephens), Daniel Navy Walnut Grove   Massachusetts Photo MH
Dedham Barnes, John Andrew Army Brookdale Yes Boston, MA Photo MH
Dennisport Baker, Benjamin F. Navy Old Swan Lake     Photo MH
Dorchester Blackmar, Wilmon W. Army Cedar Grove   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Dorchester Verney, James W. Navy Cedar Grove   Portland, ME Photo MH
East Bridgewater Craig, Gordon Maynard Army Village of Elmwood Yes Brockton, MA Photo MH
East Bridgewater Osborne, William Henry Army Village of Elmwood   East Bridgewater, MA Photo MH
East Chelmsford Ouellette, Joseph R. Army St. Joseph's Yes Lowell, MA Photo MH
Everett Bibber, Charles James Navy Woodlawn   Portland, ME Photo MH
Everett Elliott, Russell C. Army Woodlawn   Boston, MA Photo MH
Everett Gill, Freeman Navy Woodlawn   Massachusetts Photo MH
Everett Hathaway, Edward W. Navy Woodlawn   Plymouth, MA Photo MH
Everett Howe, William H. Army Woodlawn   Boston, MA Photo MH
Everett Kersey, Thomas Joseph Navy Woodlawn   Massachusetts Photo  
Fall River Holehouse, James Army Oak Grove   Fall River, MA Photo MH
Fall River Doran, John James Navy St. Patrick's   Massachusetts Photo MH
Fall River Mack, Alexander Navy St. Patricks   New York, NY Photo MH
Fall River O'Regan, Michael Army St. Patricks   Boston, MA Photo MH
Fitchburg Boss, Orlando Phidelio Army Laurel Hill   Fitchburg, MA Photo MH
Foxborough West, Walter Scott USMC Rock Hill   New Hampshire Photo MH
Framingham Homan, Conrad Army Edwards   Boston, MA Photo MH
Freetown Deane, John Milton Army Assonet Burial Grounds   Freetown, MA Photo MH
Gloucester Kenna, Barnett Navy Cherry Hill   Newburyport, MA Photo MH
Gloucester Bickford, John F. Navy Mount Pleasant   Boston, MA Photo MH
Gloucester O'Brien, Oliver Albert Navy St. Ann's Oak Hill   Boston, MA Photo MH
Great Barrington Deland, Frederick Nelson Army Mahaiwe   Great Barrington, MA Photo MH
Groveland Whitman, Frank M. Army Riverview   Ayersville, MA Photo MH
Haverhill Jellison, Benjamin H. Army Elmwood   Newburyport, MA Photo MH
Haverhill Boody, Robert M. Army Greenwood   Amesbury, MA Photo MH
Hingham Foss, Herbert Louis Navy Fort Hill   Maine Photo MH
Holbrook Lovering, George Mason Army Union   East Randolph, MA Photo MH
Holyoke MacKenzie, John Navy Forest Dale   Massachusetts Photo MH
Ipswich Manning, Joseph S. Army Old North   Boston, MA Photo MH
Jamaica Plains Wagner, John W. Army Forest Hills   St. Louis, MO Photo  
Jamaica Plains Horton, Lewis Augustine Navy Forest Hills   Taunton, MA Photo MH
Jamaica Plains Nee, George Henry Army Forest Hills   Boston, MA Photo MH
Lancaster Copp, Charles Dearborn Army Middle Yard   Nashua, NH Photo MH
Lexington Cosgrove, Thomas Army Munroe   East Stoughton, MA Photo MH
Longmeadow Wilkin, Edward G. Army Longmeadow Yes Longmeadow, MA Photo MH
Lowell Ames, Adelbert Army Hildreth Family   Rockland, ME Photo  
Lowell McFarland, John C. Navy Edson   Boston, MA Photo MH
Lynn Adams, John Gregory B. Army Pine Grove   W. Newbury, MA Photo MH
Lynn Falls, Benjamin Frank Army Pine Grove Yes Lynn, MA Photo MH
Lynn Poole, William B. Navy Pine Grove   Maine Photo MH
Lynn Mack, John
  AKA: Michael Connely
Navy St. Mary's   Maine Photo MH
Malden Harrison, George H. Navy Forest Dale   Somerset, MA Photo MH
Malden Howard , Martin
AKA: Michael C. Horgan
Navy Holy Cross   New York, NY Photo MH
Malden Keating, Daniel Army Holy Cross   Boston, MA Photo MH
Malden Mahoney, Jeremiah Army Holy Cross   Fall River, MA Photo MH
Mattapan Campbell, Daniel J. USMC Mount Hope   Boston, MA Photo MH
Mattapan Chadwick, Leonard B. Navy Mount Hope   Delaware Photo MH
Mattapan Carson, Anthony J. Army New Calvary   Malden, MA Photo MH-P
Mattapan Kyle, Patrick J. Navy New Calvary   Massachusetts Photo MH
Mattapan Laffey, Bartlett Navy New Calvary   Boston, MA Photo MH
Mattapan Perkins, Michael J. Army New Calvary Yes Boston, MA Photo MH
Mattapan Roantree, James S. USMC New Calvary   New York, NY Photo MH
Mattapan Ward, James Army New Calvary   Boston, MA Photo MH
Medford Murray, William Henry
AKA: Henry W. Davis
USMC Oak Grove   Brooklyn, NY Photo MH
Medford Sweatt, Joseph Sewell Army Oak Grove   Lowell, MA Photo MH
Melrose Hesseltine, Francis Snow Army Wyoming   Waterville, ME Photo MH
Merrimac George, Daniel Griffin Navy Locust Grove   New Hampshire Photo MH
Millis Newland, William D. Navy Prospect Hill   Massachusetts Photo MH
Millis Roberts, Charles Church Navy Prospect Hill   Illinois Photo MH
Milton Gisburne, Edward Allen Navy Milton   Massachusetts Photo MH
Milton Weinert, Paul H. Army Milton   Baltimore, MD Photo MH
New Bedford Brownell, William P. Navy Oak Grove   New York Photo MH
New Bedford Carney, William Harvey Army Oak Grove   New Bedford, MA Photo MH
New Bedford Duffey (Duffy), John Army Oak Grove   New Bedford, MA Photo MH
New Bedford Downey, William Army St. Mary's   Fall River, MA Photo MH
Newton Center Hanson, Robert Murray USMC Newton Yes Massachusetts Photo MH
Newton Center Howard, Squire Edward Army Newton   Townshend, VT Photo  
North Andover Gile, Frank S. Navy Ridgewood   Massachusetts Photo MH
Northbridge Casey, David P. Army St Patrick's   Northbridge, MA Photo MH
Norwell Gardner, Charles N. Army Washington Street   Scituate, MA Photo MH
Pittsfield Robbins, Marcus M. Army Pittsfield   Boston, MA Photo MH
Pittsfield Whittlesey, Charles Army Pittsfield   Pittsfield, MA Photo MH
Plymouth Wright, Samuel Cole Army Oak Grove   Plympton, MA Photo MH
Plymouth Chandler, James B. (John) Navy Vine Hill   Boston, MA Photo MH
Quincy Talbot, Ralph USMC Mount Wollaston Yes Connecticut Photo MH
Salem Riley, John Phillip Navy Greenlawn   Massachusetts Photo MH
Salem Bresnahan, Patrick Francis Navy St. Mary's   Vermont Photo MH
Saugus Defranzo, Arthur Frederick Army Riverside Yes Saugus, MA Photo MH
Scituate Johnson, Elden Harvey Army Union Yes East Weymouth, MA Photo MH
Somerset Anderson, Frederick C. Army Unknown Family Plot   Dedham, MA Photo  
South Dartmouth Gifford, David L. Army South Dartmouth   New Bedford, MA Photo MH
South Hadley Beaudoin, Raymond Ovila Army Notre Dame Yes Holyoke, MA Photo MH-P
Southboro Hadley, Osgood Towns Army Rural   Peterborough, NH Photo MH
Spencer Hunter, Charles Adams Army Pine Grove   Spencer, MA Photo MH
Springfield Knight, Charles H. Army Oak Grove   Keene, NH Photo MH
Springfield Bryant, Andrew Symmes Army Springfield   Springfield, MA Photo MH
Springfield Walsh, John Army St. Benedict's   Springfield, MA Photo MH
Stoneham Hawkins, Gardner C. Army Lindenwood   Woodstock, VT Photo MH
Stoneham Hill, William Lowell Navy Lindenwood   New York, NY Photo MH
Stoneham Hall, George John Army St. Patricks   Boston, MA Photo MH-P
Taunton Maxham, Lowell Mason Army Mayflower Hill   Taunton, MA Photo MH
Taunton Luther, James Hezikiah Army Westville   Taunton, MA Photo MH
Uxbridge Sullivan, Edward USMC Prospect Hill   Massachusetts Photo MH
Walthan Maynard, George Henry Army Mount Feake   Boston, MA Photo MH-P
Wellesley Ouellet, David George Navy Woodlawn Yes Boston, MA Photo MH
West Chesterfield Eddy, Samuel E. Army Mount   Chesterfield, MA Photo MH
West Roxbury Robinson, John H. Army St. Benedict   Roxbury, MA Photo MH
West Springfield Leonard, Edwin Army The White Church   Agawam, MA Photo MH
Whitman Fox, John R. Army Colebrook   Boston, MA Photo MH
Williamstown Welch, Richard Army Eastlawn   Williamstown, MA Photo MH
Winthrop Kuchneister, Hermann USMC Winthrop   New York, NY Photo MH
Worcester O'Callahan, Joseph T. Navy Holy Cross College   Massachusetts Photo MH-P
Worcester Pinkham, Charles H. Army Hope   Worcester, MA Photo MH-P
Worcester Plunkett, Thomas Army Hope   West Boylston, MA Photo  
Worcester Roche, David Army Hope   New York, NY Photo MH
Worcester Dickens, Charles H.
aka: John Coleman
Army St. John's   San Francisco, CA Photo MH
Worcester Mathews, George William Army St. John's   Worcester, MA Photo MH
Worcester Matthews, David A. Army St. John's   Boston, MA Photo MH
Worcester Power, John Vincent USMC St. John's Yes Massachusetts Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.




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