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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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Buried in Pennsylvania
(Philadelphia and Pittsburgh)
Listed Alphabetically by Cemetery


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Cemetery Recipient's Name Service KIA Home Town   Marker
  Philadelphia
Cedar Hill Crawford, Alexander Navy   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Chelton Hills Blackwood, William R.D. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Gloria Del
(Old Swedes)
Hunterson, John C. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Greenmount Shiel (Shields), John
aka: Spiel
Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Greenwood Prendergast, Thomas USMC   Massachusetts Photo MH
Har-Nebo Jewish Gross (Marguilies), Samuel USMC   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Holy Sepulchre Crescenz, Michael Joseph Army Yes Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Holy Sepulchre McKeever, Michael Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH-P
Holy Sepulchre McVeigh, John J. Army Yes Philadelphia, PA Photo MH-P
Laurel Hill Bingham, Henry Harrison Army   Canonsburg, PA Photo MH
Laurel Hill Clifford (Kelley), Robert Navy   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Laurel Hill Furness, Frank Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Laurel Hill Pitman, George J. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Laurel Hill Storey, John Hamilton Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Laurel Hill Vaughn, Pinkerton Ross USMC   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Mount Moriah Beyer, Albert Navy   Boston, MA Photo MH-P
Mount Moriah Baker, Charles Navy   New York, NY Photo MH
Mount Moriah Deary, George Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Moriah Galloway, John Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Moriah Galloway, George N. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Moriah Killackey, Joseph Navy   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Mount Moriah Laverty, John
AKA: John Lafferty
Navy   California Photo MH
Mount Moriah Lear, Nicholas Navy   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Moriah Lyons, Thomas G. Navy   Massachusetts Photo MH
Mount Moriah Martin, James USMC   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Mount Moriah Martin, Sylvester H. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo  
Mount Moriah Shutes, Henry Navy   Maryland Photo MH
Mount Moriah Teytand (Teytard), August Navy   New Jersey Photo MH
Mount Moriah Thompson, William Navy   Boston, MA Photo MH
Mount Moriah Wilson, Francis A. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Peace Caldwell, Daniel G. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Peace Comfort, John W. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Peace Clausen, Charles H. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Mount Vernon Sellers, Alfred Jacob Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
North Cedar Hills Conner, Richard Army   Burlington, NJ Photo MH
Northwood Miller (Fey), John Army   Rochester, NY Photo MH
Old Cathedral English, Edmund Army   Newark, NJ Photo  
Old Cathedral Mulholland, St. Clair A. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo  
Old Cathedral Murphy, Edward F. Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo  
Philadelphia National Girandy, Alphonse Navy   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Philadelphia National Pennypacker, Galusha Army   West Chester, PA Photo MH-P
St. James the Less Episcopal Taylor, Anthony Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
St. John the Baptist McAdams, Peter Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Woodlands Bonnaffon, Sylvester Army   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Woodlands Cripps, Thomas H. Navy   Pennsylvania Photo MH
Chelton Hills Abbey (Cremated) Preston, Noble Army   Madison, NY Photo  
Unknown Cemetery Densmore, William Navy   New York Photo  
Unknown Cemetery Miller, James Navy   Boston, MA Photo  
Unknown Cemetery Penn, Robert Navy   Virginia Photo  
  Pittsburgh
Highwood Elliott,  Alexander Army   North Sewickley, PA Photo MH
Allegheny Pearson, Alfred L. Army   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Allegheny Memorial Park Prom, William Raymond USMC Yes Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Allegheny Rowand, Archibald Army   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Highwood Kelly, Charles E. Army   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Homewood Matthews, John Army   Greensburg, PA Photo  
Homewood Schoonmaker, James Army   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Jefferson Memorial Kelly, John Doran USMC Yes Homestead, PA Photo MH
Mount Lebanon Morgan, William David USMC Yes Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
Northside Catholic Gertsch, John Gerry Army Yes Buffalo, NY Photo MH
South Side Trautman, Jacob Army   Pittsburgh, PA Photo MH
St. Martins Gion, Joseph Army   Allegheny County, NY Photo MH
St. Peters Delavie, Hiram Army   Allegheny County , PA Photo MH
St. Peters Kelly, Alexander Army   Allegheny , PA Photo MH
Uniondale Luty, Gotlieb Army   West Manchester, PA Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.

 

Mount Moriah   Navy Lower Providence Presbyterian Church   Boston, MA    MH-P

 

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