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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 Washington

Burial City Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Aberdeen Kinne, John Baxter Army Fern Hill   Fargo, ND Photo MH
Bellingham Bickford, Matthew Army Bayview   Trivolia, IL Photo MH
Bremerton Nibbe, John H. Navy Ivy Green   New York, NY Photo MH
Cle Elum Munro, Douglas Albert CG Laurel Hill Memorial Park Yes Washington Photo MH
Elma Shahan, Emisire Army Masonic   Clarksburg, WV Photo MH
Gardiner Shields, Marvin Glen Navy Gardiner Yes Seattle, WA Photo MH-P
Kent Barrick, Jesse T. Army Pasco   Fort Snelling, MN Photo MH
Menlo Bush, Robert Eugene Navy Fern Hill   Tacoma, WA Photo MH
Olympia Ranney, Myron H. Army I.O.O.F.   Dansville, NY Photo  
Orting Houghton, George L. Army Old Soldier's Home   Brookfield, IL Photo MH
Orting McHale, Alexander Army Old Soldier's Home   Muskegon, MI Photo MH
Orting O'Connor, Albert Army Old Soldier's Home   Lodi, WI Photo MH
Orting Sickels, William H. Army Old Soldiers Home   Fall River, WI Photo MH
Orting Warden, John Army Orting   Lemont, IL Photo MH
Pomeroy Farnsworth, Herbert Army Pomeroy City   Gowanda, NY Photo MH
Port Townsend Smith, Thaddeus S. Army Laurel Grove (GAR plot)   Harrisburg, PA Photo MH
Retsil Jensen, Gotfred Army Washington Soldier's Home   Devils Lake, ND Photo MH
Seattle Bois, Frank Navy Grand Army of the Republic   Northampton, MA Photo MH
Seattle Bonney, Robert Earl Navy Acacia Memorial Park   Nashville, TN Photo MH
Seattle Corahorgi, Demetri Navy Mount Pleasant   New York, NY Photo MH
Seattle Davis, Raymond Erwin Navy Calvary   Puget Sound, WA Photo MH
Seattle Haynes, Asbury F. Army Lakeview   Passadumkeag, ME Photo MH
Seattle Morford, Jerome Army Riverton Crest   Bridgers County, IL Photo MH
Seattle Albanese, Lewis Army Evergreen-Washelli Mem Park Yes Seattle, WA Photo MH
Seattle Bloch, Orville Emil Army Evergreen-Washelli Mem Park   Streeter, ND Photo MH
Seattle Fadden, Harry Delmar Navy Evergreen-Washelli Mem Park   Washington Photo MH
Seattle Horton, William M.  USMC Evergreen-Washelli Mem Park   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
Seattle Leisy, Robert Ronald Army Evergreen-Washelli Mem Park Yes Seattle, WA Photo MH
Seattle Nakamura, William K. Army Evergreen-Washelli Mem Park   Hunt, ID Photo MH
Spokane Drowley, Jesse Ray Army Fairmont Memorial Park   Wayne County, MI Photo MH-P
Spokane Grandstaff, Bruce A. Army Greenwood Riverside
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Yes Spokane, WA Photo MH
Spokane Mann, Joe Eugene Army Greenwood Yes Seattle, WA Photo MH
Tacoma Anderson, Richard USMC New Tacoma Yes Washington Photo MH
Tacoma Calugas, Jose Army Mt. View Memorial Park   Philippine Islands Photo MH
Tacoma McLoughlin, Michael Army Calvary   Louisville, KY Photo MH
Tacoma Sprague, John Wilson Army Old Tacoma   Sandusky, OH Photo MH
Vancouver Hill, James Madison Army Vancouver Barracks, Post   Cincinnati, OH Photo MH
Vancouver McCammon, William Army Vancouver Barracks, Post   Montgomery City, MO Photo MH
Vancouver Pfisterer, Herman Army Vancouver Barracks, Post   New York, NY Photo MH
Vancouver Williams, Moses Army Vancouver Barracks, Post   East Carroll Parish, LA Photo MH
Walla Walla McCarthy, Michael Army Mountain View (IOOF Sec.)   New York, NY Photo  
Walla Walla Murphy, Philip Army Mountain View   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Yakima Pendleton, Jack J. Army Tahoma Yes Yakima, WA Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.


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