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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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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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The Filing Cabinet

Archived Stories from the news...Past and Present

As a historian, I am always interested in printed materials from the past.  Old news stories (as well as recent articles), personal interviews, personal memoirs, and other historic accounts help us to gain a more accurate picture of our heroes.  From the list of links below, you can access some of the materials we have reproduced from our files.  In all cases we attempt to give proper credit to the author/publishers along with any copyright information.  When possible we also link back to the source. These pages are presented for the educational value they offer.  Should any author/publisher feel any entry violates the rights of their intellectual property, contact us and your pages will be promptly removed.


Title of the Article


May 31 Hero Returns home for MOH Ceremony (Bob Maxwell)
May 30 San Jose Ceremony for Hero of 1900 (Edward Walker)
May 30 Medal of Honor Recipient Stays Humble (Joe Rodriguez)
May 23 Memorial marker to be placed at (John) Pittman's grave
May 23 War Honor Finally Received (Elisha Johns)
May 22 Jose Lopez (Obituary)
May 20 Grave Will Tell of Soldier's Civil War Bravery (Charles Bieger)
May 19 Hero's Widow becomes Citizen (Paul Ray Smith)
May 6 Web Sites Expose Fake Medal Winners
Apr 24 Hero kept WWII deeds Quiet - Yeiki Kobashigawa (Obituary)


Nov 6 Valor Beyond Words (Lance Sijan)
Oct 14 Richard Sorenson (Obituary)
Sep 11 Bridge dedicated to 'true hero' and all veterans (Bob Maxwell)
Jun 15 Richard Dick Bush (Obituary)
June 6 Five Days in June (Walt Ehlers Story)
June 6 Mike Clausen (Obituary)
May 31 Memorial Day '04: Hero offers message of faith (Bob Maxwell)
Jan 23 Ross Perot helps ailing vet (Mike Clausen)


Nov 18 Mitchell Paige (Obituary)
Mar 24 Gunter Annex Names Library After Medal of Honor Recipient (Hank Erwin)
Feb 13 War Hero's Widow Faces Eviction (Matthew Leonard) 
Feb 11 Marine Hero to be Eagle Scout At Last (Mitchell Paige)


Nov 14 Local Area (Ada, OK) has had more than its share of MOH
Nov 14 MOH Winner Speaks at Vet Program (Ron Rosser)
Nov 14 Dedicating a Road to Honor (James P. Connor)
Nov 13 Effort Under Way to Restore Flag (Civil War - Ringgold)
Nov 13 Confederates South and East of Intersection (Battle of Chancellorsville)
Nov 12 Roy Wheat's Family Remembers His Sacrifice
Nov 12 The Word "Hero"  (Gary Martini)
Nov 12 Medal Recipient's Portrait Describes His Deeds (Macario Garcia)
Nov 12 Teaching Patriotism (Jon Cavaiani)
Nov 12 Vets' Ceremony Helps to Renew Local Patriotism (Raymond Murphy)
Nov 11 Heroic Veterans Resting in Valley 
Nov 11 Ron Rosser Earned MOH for Time in Korea
Nov 10 Arkansas Detention Camp Survivor Tells Her Story (Norma Donlon)
Nov 9 (Clarence) Craft's Heroics, Service Recalled in Dedication
Nov 9 Stepping Into the President's Shoes (Joel Boone)
Nov 8 New Armored Vehicle Named for MOH Recipient (Stryker)
Nov 8 San Antonio To Honor MOH Recipient Benavidez
Nov 7 MOH Winner's Son Finally Gets Dad's Due (David Gonzales)
Nov 6 Oradel exhibit looks at the Ace behind the Base (McGuire)
Oct 21 Iowan Creates Flag for Honored War Vets (New Official MOH Flag)
Oct 18 MOH Recipient Visits Parris Island Recruits (Hershel Williams)
Oct 16 WWII Flying Ace Ailing in Mid Michigan (Joe Foss)
Oct 14 Veterans Home Renames Lounge In Veterans' Honor (John Levitow)
Oct 12 Man of Valor (Richard Rocco)
Oct 12 Rocco Remembered at Playing Field
Oct 10 MOH Recipient Speaks at Dinner (Hershel Williams)
Oct 4 Veterans Center Named in Honor of Gino Merli
Oct 2 Honoring a Hero (Ruppert Sargent)
Sep 28 The Story of Doug & Mike (Douglas Munro)
Sep 28 Restoration Plan for Historic (Henry Ware) Lawton Statue
Sep 8 Korean War Hero Remembered (Benfold)
Sep 2 Volunteer for Freedom Pays Haunting Price (Cavaiani)
Sep 1 He Doesn't need to Ask:  Who Am I?  (Stockdale)
August 21 Delaware Bridges/Roads to be named for MOH recipients
June 11 (Obituary) GINO MERLI, WWII 
May 3 Recognition of Army Dentist "Rights a Wrong"
May 1 President Awards Two Medals of Honor (Salomon & Swanson)
Mar 3 Hero Remembers Battle Profiled in New Film (Ed Freeman)
January American Hero Harassed in Phoenix Airport (Joe Foss)


October 10

July 16 Ed "Too Tall To Fly" Freeman gets MOH
July 7 Roger Donlon and team mate honored at Vietnam Memorial
May 2 Roy Benavidez Honored in Texas
Apr 19 Navy Ship named for Vietnam hero Clyde Lassen
Apr 03 (Obituary) Carlos Ogden, WWII
Mar, 26 Japanese-American WWII heroes honored in Seattle
Jan 23 MOH Recipients attend Bush Inaugural
Jan 22 Black WWI veteran nominated for Posthumous Medal of Honor
Jan 18 Sammy Davis/Alfred Rascon "We were fighting for Each Other"
Jan 18 Rocky Versace Recommended for Posthumous Medal of Honor
Jan Congressman Wants MOHs for Jewish Veterans


Dec 15 Ed Freeman to receive MOH for Vietnam Heroism
Dec 8 William Pitsenbarger receives posthumous MOH for Vietnam Heroism
Nov 24 (Obituary) John L. Levitow, RVN
Sep 9 Civil War Naval Hero Robert Emil Sommers Remembered
Sep 7 Civil War hero Jesse Barrick Remembered in Seattle

Aug 31

Veterans Provide Positive Message to Kids (Richard Rocco)
Aug 26 MOH Society announces Awards for Patriot Dinner 2000
Jul 07 (Obituary) Douglas Miller, RVN
Jun 21 Jewish War Veterans Salute Local Winners of CMOH
Jun 19 Asian-American WWII vets to receive Medals Of Honor
May 24 William Nakamura one of 21 Asian-Americans to receive MOH
May 1 Hospital dedicated in honor of WWII corpsman Bob Bush
Apr 08 (Obituary) Carl L. Sitter, Korea
Mar 17 (Obituary) William Crawford, WWII
Mar 05 (Obituary) James L. Street, WWII
Spring MOH Recipient moved to Proper Grave (Matthew Leonard)
Feb 9 Alfred Rascon awarded Medal of Honor for Vietnam heroism
Dec 12 War Hero Seeks New Assignment in God's Army (Carl Sitter
Oct 14 (Obituary) James Logan, WWII
Sep 28 WWII Coast Guard hero Douglas Munro remembered
Sep 23 (Obituary) Thomas Atkins, WWII
Jun 14 Vietnam hero Pat Brady takes steps to protect the US Flag
Jun 07 (Obituary) Lloyd "Scooter" Burke, Korea
Jun 01 (Obituary) William Lawley, WWII
May 31 North Side's Hero found Life's wounds too Deep (Commando Kelly)
May 25 (News Photo)  Bill Crawford with students at Capitol
May 05 (Obituary) Stanley T. Adams, Korea
Apr 13 New Battle of San Juan Hill (Theodore Roosevelt)
Mar 03 (Obituary) William McGonigal, RVN Era
Feb 12 (Obituary) Robert S. Scott, WWII


Oct 30 (Obituary) James L. Day, WWII
Sept Hero Medic Recalls Days of Terror, Years of Anguish (Rocco)
Jul 10 Robert Ingram Receives MOH for Vietnam Heroism
Apr 04 (Obituary) Harold "Speedy" Wilson, Korea
Jan 26 Aircraft Named for AF hero John Levitow


Nov 15 (Obituary) Leon Johnson, WWII
Jun 7 MOH Binds Heroes from All Walks of Life
May 31 WWII hero James Logan awarded first Texas Medal of Honor
May 27 Navy Ship named for WWII hero Donald Ross
May 19 Mother of Vietnam hero Alfredo Gonzales fights for benefits(
Jan 13 7 Black Heroes receive MOHs for WWII Heroism


Mar 25

Washington State celebrates National Medal of Honor Day


Mar 28, 1951 (Obituary) Naval Hero John Auer Dies
1920 Eddie Rickenbacker Interviews WWI Hero Dwite Schaffner
Oct 05, 1921 (Obituary) Civil War MOH Hero Docum tells his story before Death
May 5, 1920 (Obituary) Civil War Hero Andrew McCornack Dies
Sep 15 1911 (Obituary) Civil War Hero Charles H. Tracy
Apr 23, 1908 Joseph Lonsway, Civil War Hero shares his story
1904 Indian Campaign MOH Recipient C.L. Thomas shares his story




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