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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 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. 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 books 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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World War II

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Medal of Honor Recipients

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Click on a Recipient's Photo a larger, printable poster.  Click on his name to print his citation.

Jose Calugas
Philippine Scouts, 23rd Division
16 January 1942 - Culis, Bataan Province, Philippine Islands

Died January 18, 1998

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Jose Calugas received his Medal Of Honor from General George C. Marshall in the field at Camp Olivas, Philippine Islands on 30 April 1945.

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Mikio Hasemoto
Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion (Sep.)
29 November 1943 - Cerasuolo, Italy

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Allan M. Ohata
Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion (Sep.)
29-30 November 1943 - Cerasuolo, Italy

Died October 17, 1977

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Shizuya "Cesar" Hayashi
Company A, 100th Infantry Battalion (Sep.)
29 November 1943 - Cerasuolo, Italy

Currently Living in Hawaii

Rudolph B. Davila
Company H, 7th Infantry
28 May 1944 - Artena, Italy

Died January 26, 2002

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Yeiki Kobashigawa
Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion (Sep.)
2 June 1944 - Lanuvio, Italy

Currently Living in Hawaii

Shinyei Nakamine
Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion (Sep.)
2 June 1944 - La Torreto, Italy

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Kiyoshi K. Muranga
Company F, 442nd Infantry
26 June 1944 - Suverto, Italy

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William K. Nakamura
Company G, 442nd Infantry
4 July 1944 - Castelina, Italy

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Frank H. Ono
Company G, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
4 July 1944 - Castelina, Italy

Died in 1980

Kaoru Moto
Company C, 100th Infantry Battalion (Sep.)
7 July 1944 - Castelina, Italy

Died in August 26, 1992

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Ted T. Tanouye
Company K, 442nd Infantry
7 July 1944 - Molina A Ventoabbto, Italy

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Kazuo Otani
Company G, 442nd Infantry
15 July 1944 - Pieve di S. Luce, Italy

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Masato Nakae
Company A, 100th/442nd Infantry
19 August 1944 - Pisa, Italy

Died September 4, 1998

Barney F. Hajiro
Company I, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
19, 22 & 29 Oct 1944 - Bruyeres and Biffontaine, France

Currently Living in Hawaii

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Robert T. Kuroda
Company H, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
20 October 1944 - Bruyeres, France

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Francis B. Wai
Headquarters, 34th Infantry
20 October 1944 - Leyte, Philippine Islands

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James K. Okubo
442nd Regimental Combat Team
28-29 Oct & 4 Nov 1944 - Biffontaine, France

Died January 29, 1967

George T. Sakato
Company E, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
29 October 1944 - Biffontaine, France

Currently Living in Colorado

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Joe M. Nishimoto
Company G, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
7 November 1944 - La Houssiere, France

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Sadao Munemori
Company A, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
5 April 1945 - Seravezza, Italy

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Sadao Munemori's Medal of Honor was presented posthumously to his mother on 7 March 1946.

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Yukio Okutsu
Company F, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
7 April 1945 - Mount Belvedere, Italy

Died August 24, 2003

Daniel K. Inouye
Company E, 442nd Infantry
21 April 1945 - Sam Terenzo, Italy

Currently Living in Hawaii

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Joe Hayashi
Company K, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
20 & 22 April 1945 - Tendola, Italy

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