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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 Michigan

Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Alamo Norton, Elliott Malloy Army Liberty Street   Cooper, MI Photo MH
Allen Whitney, William G. Army Allen   Quincy, MI Photo MH
Ann Arbor Irwin, Patrick Army St. Thomas'   Ann Arbor, MI Photo MH
Ann Arbor Kemp, Joseph Bell Army Forest Hill   Sault Ste. Marie, MI Photo MH
Ann Arbor Noll, Conrad Army Forest Hill   Ann Arbor, MI Photo MH
Battle Creek Holton, Charles Maynard Army Oak Hill   Battle Creek, MI Photo MH
Battle Creek Van Winkle, Edward (Edwin) Army Oak Hill   Phelps, NY Photo MH
Belleville Lewis, Henry Army Soop   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Blanchard Bishop, Francis A. Army Blanchard   Harrisburg, PA Photo  
Blissfield Hodges, Addison J. Army Ogden-Zion   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Carleton Ballen, Frederick A. Army Carleton   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Charlotte Flaherty, Francis Navy Maple Hill


Michigan Photo MH
Charlotte Hudson, Michael USMC Maple Hill   New York, NY Photo MH
Coldwater Brandle, Joseph E. Army Oak Grove   Colon, MI Photo MH
Columbiaville Alber, Frederick Army Oregon Township   Manchester, MI Photo MH
Detroit Keen, Joseph S. Army Elmwood   Detroit, MI Photo  
Detroit Savacool, Edwin F. Army Elmwood Yes Marshall, MI Photo MH
Detroit Swift, Frederic William Army Elmwood   Detroit, MI Photo MH
Detroit Poxon, Robert Leslie Army Forest Lawn Yes Detroit, MI Photo MH
Detroit Smith, Albert Joseph USMC Grand Lawn   Michigan Photo MH
Detroit Colbert, Patrick Navy Mount Elliott   New York Photo MH
Detroit Glowin, Joseph Anthony USMC Mount Olivet   Michigan Photo MH
Detroit Okubo, James Army Woodlawn   Bellingham, WA Photo MH
Dewitt Johnson, Oscar Army Dewitt Yes Foster City, MI Photo MH
Ferndale Zussman, Raymond Army The Machpelah Yes Detroit, MI Photo MH-P
Franklin Menter (Mentor), John Army Franklin Yes Detroit, MI Photo MH
Gaines Weaver, Amos Army Oakwood   San Francisco, CA Photo MH
Gilford French, Samuel S. Army Gilford Township   Gifford, MI Photo MH
Grand Rapids Pierce, Francis Junior Navy Holy Cross   Iowa Photo MH-P
Grand Rapids Vlug, Dirk Army Greenwood   Grand Rapids, MI Photo MH
Grand Rapids Wilcox, Franklin L. Navy Michigan Veterans   New York, NY Photo MH
Greenville Norton, John R. Army Forest Home   Grand Rapids, MI Photo  
Holland Essebagger, Jr., John Army Pilgrim Home Yes Holland, MI Photo MH
Holland Urban, Matt Louis Army


  Ft. Bragg, NC Photo MH
Holland Yntema, Gordon Douglas Army Pilgrim Home Yes Detroit, MI Photo MH
Jackson Lyon, Frederick A. Army Mount Evergreen   Burlington, VT Photo MH
Jackson Withington, William H. Army Mount Evergreen   Jackson, MI Photo MH
Kalamazoo Polond, Alfred Army Riverside   Lapeer, MI Photo MH
Kalkaska Depuy, Charles H. Army Evergreen   St. Louis, MO Photo MH
Kalkaska Thatcher, Charles M. Army Evergreen   Grand Haven, MI Photo  
Lansing Ranney, George E. Army Mount Hope   Grand Rapids, MI Photo MH-P
Litchfield Hadley, Cornelius Minor Army Mount Hope   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Lowell Morse, Benjamin Army Oakwood   Grand Rapids, MI Photo MH
Luther Woodruff, Alonzo Army Valley   Ionia, MI Photo MH
Manistee Hyland, John Navy Oakgrove   Illinois Photo MH
Milan McFall, Daniel Army Rice   Ypsilanti, MI Photo MH
Monroe Sype, Peter Army Trinity Lutheran   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Montague Calkin, Ivers S. Army Oak Grove   Willsboro, NY Photo MH
Mottville Fox, Henry M. Army Mottville   Coldwater, MI Photo MH
Mount Morris Clute, George Washington Army Mount Morris   Marathon, MI Photo MH
Niles Nolan, Joseph A. Army Silverbrook   South Bend, IN Photo MH
Nunica Plant, Henry E. Army Nunica   Cockery, MI Photo MH
Palmyra Nash, Henry H. Army Palmyra   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Parkers Corners Gardner, Robert Army Wright   Egremont, MA Photo MH-P
Pontiac Furlong, Harold Arthur Army Oak Hill   Detroit, MI Photo MH
Pontiac Moyer, Donald Raymond Army Perry Mount Park Yes Keego Harbor, MI Photo MH
Reading Haight, Sidney Army West Reading   Goodland, MI Photo MH
Reading Kelly, Daniel Armer Army Maple Wood   Groveland, NY Photo MH
Rockford Sjogren, John Carleton Army Rockford   Rockford, MI Photo MH
Romulus Cawetzka, Charles Army Romulus   Wayne, MI Photo  
Sault Ste Marie O'Neill, Stephen Army Riverside   New York, NY Photo MH
South Haven Wilcox, William H. Army Lake View   Lempster, NH Photo MH
South Rockwood Peters, Henry Carlton Army Riverside   Adrian, MI Photo MH
Southfield Hammerberg, Owen F. Navy Holy Sepulchre Yes Michigan Photo MH
St. Clair Williams, Dewayne T. USMC St. Mary's Yes Saint Clair, MI Photo MH-P
St. Johns Mundell, Walter L. Army Oak Ridge   Dallas, MI Photo MH
Sturgis Schlachter, Philipp Army Oakland   New York, NY Photo MH
Three Rivers Ayers, John G. K. Army Riverside   Pekin, IL Photo MH
Tustin Cole, Gaberiel Army Sherman Township   New Salem, MI Photo MH
Union Johns, Elisha Army Plum Grove   Martinton, IL Photo MH
Wayland Barrell, Charles L. Army Hooker   Leighton, MI Photo MH
Wayne Thomas, Charles L. Army West Lawn Yes Detroit, MI Photo MH
Whitmore Lake Toban, James  (Jacobus) Army Old St. Patricks   Northfield, MI Photo  
Ypsilanti Cutcheon, Byron M. Army Highland   Ypsilanti, MI Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.




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