Updated: 27th July 2017

The Orders and Medals Society of America offers the following publications for sale to members.   Prices below include postage within the US.

Payment from foreign members should be in US dollars with a check or money order with the US Federal Reserve Routing Number at the bottom of the check. On overseas orders, emails with order and cost of shipping will be emailed back or add $25.00 and the difference will be billed or refunded.

OMSA accepts VISA and Master Card for email contact direct to the Publication Manager below (Full name, card number and expiration date are required for credit card purchases).

On-line purchases may be accomplished via Paypal.  

Please make check or money order payable to:

OMSA Publications
c/o Steven E. Watts DDS
414 Westchester Dr. SE
Warren, Ohio 44484

Contact Publication Manager: Steven E. Watts DDS




Orders and Medals of Japan and Associated States, Third edition

By: James W. Peterson (Revisions by Barry C. Weaver and Michael A. Quigley
OMSA monograph #1.
$53 (members $32.00)
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The Royal Victorian Chain and Other Honors of the Sovereign.

By: R. J. Malloch
Includes the Orders of the Garter and Bath, the Royal Victorian Order and the Order of Merit.
Mostly text. 187 pgs.
$20.00 (members $17.00)
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The Bronze Star Medal.

By: Fred L. Borch
Solid information on a common US gallantry award. Well illustrated.
88 pgs.
$25.00 (members $21.25)
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Wound Medals, Insignia and Next-of-Kin Awards of the Great War.

By: Arthur H. Houston & Vicken Koundakjian
An early 1995 publication of interest to most collectors regardless of your specialty.
107 pgs.
$25.00 (members $21.25)
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Philippine Medals.

By: Robert Reynolds
This 1998 monograph is the most comprehensive work on the subject in the English language.
Colored ribbon chart. Hard cover with dust jacket.
96 pgs.
$29.95 (members $25.45)
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Lead William – The Dutch Expedition Cross and Associated Awards and Campaigns.

By: Gary M. Hartman
Monograph #14.
86 pgs, soft cover.
$23.50 (members $19.95)
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Membership and National Encampment Badges of the Grand Army of the Republic 1866-1949.

By: Kenneth Johnson & Jeffrey B. Floyd
Historical background and medallic history of the largest Civil War veterans group with photographs of many rare and scarce medals.
79 pgs.
$19.95 (members $16.95)
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Orders, Decorations, and Medals of the French Overseas and the Post-Colonial Periods

By: Edward J. Emering.
From Algeria and Annam to Togo and Tunisia the author has opened the door to the fascinating world of French colonial medals. Over three hundred and eighty color illustrations document and catalog the awards.
Our first on CD!
$14.95 (members $11.95)
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Campaign Decorations and Medals of the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)

By: Edward J. Emering
Details U.S. and international medals for the war with many color pictures.
79 pgs, soft cover.
$23.95 (members $19.95)
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The Decorations and Medals of the Peacekeeping in the Balkans 1992-2005

By: Edward J. Emering
Hard cover, color pictures of all nation’s medals involved in the war.
$46.00 (members $42.50)
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United States Army Badges, 1921-2006

By: William K. Emerson
90 pgs, hard cover.
$50.00 (members $46.50)
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Laws and Regulations pertaining to the French Croix de Guerre 1915-1945.

By: French section OMSA Research Initiative
A valuable reference about a medal found in medal groups of most Allied countries.
All text, 30 pgs.
$9.00 (members $6.95)
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The Campaign Medals of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics


By: Michael Riley
40 pgs with color prints.
$19.00 (members $12.00)
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Marksmanship Awards of the National Guard of Pennsylvania, 1878-1921

By: Peter J. Eisert & Charles B. Oellig

$56.00 (members $33.00 )
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For Merit, Service, and Valor: A History of Some New York Military Decorations and Awards and their Recipients (1915-1983) Vol. I and II.

By: Doug Boyce, Gary Hartman, and Nick McDowell.

Soft cover, color pictures. Vol. I 224 pgs, Vol II 315pgs.
$65.00 (members $40.00)
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The Medal for Merit of World War II: Civilians Dedicated to Victory.

Book contains a history of the medal, types of the medal and award certificates, and stories of those who were awarded the medal.

By: David Edkins.

$38 (members $23)

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The Decorations and Medals of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

By: Edward John Emering.

$25.00 (members $15.00)

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Medals for Service in Mexico and on the Mexican Border, 1911-1917, second edition.

By: Anthony Margrave and Bill Emerson.

$49.00 (members $29.00)

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The Presidential Medal of Freedom

By: Lawrence M. Watson

$34.00 (members $20.00)

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The Gleim Medal Letters 1971-1997. A well-indexed compilation of the complete U.S. medal research as published in his Medal Letters and New Medal Letters from 1971-1997. This publication is basic to any interest in U.S. medals. 200 pgs. $35.00. (member $21.00)

Decorations Awarded By The United States Army to Army and Non-Army Personnel 7 December 1941 Through 30 June 1947: A Statistical Survey. Edited by Jeffrey B. Floyd. The numbers of awards from the Medal of Honor through the Air Medal is presented tabular form by division and Air Corps with casualty figures. 142 pgs. $19.95 (members $17.95)

United States Decorations Awarded By The United States Army to The Armed Forces of The British Empire in World War II Part I: Awards to the Army. Edited by Jeffrey B. Floyd. Part I contains 2132 indexed London Gazette entries covering most U.S. awards to the British and Commonwealth Armies in WW II. 104 pgs. $17.95 (members $15.25)

Courage of the Highest Order: The Stanhope Medal of the Royal Humane Society. By Jack Boddington. The history and citations of a significant lifesaving award. 84 pgs. $17.95 (members $15.25)

The Oldenburg House Order of Duke Peter Friedrich Ludwig: Some Comments on Collecting. By Gordon W. Arnold. A lifetime of study on a most interesting German States award. 55 pgs. With color photograph.  $19.95 (members $16.50 postpaid)

The Turkish Order of the Medjidie Awarded to Officers of the British Army and Royal Navy for Services in the Crimea.  Edited by Jeffrey B. Floyd . Comprehensive rolls.  $14.95 (members $13.00)

Awards and Citations to Women (44 pgs).  $2.50 (members $2.50)

A Glossary of Terms used in Phaleristics.  $20.00 (members $15.00)

Officers & Men at the Battle of Manila Bay.  $25.00 (members $20.00)

Soviet Russian Awards to Americans for WW II, Compiled and edited by Thomas J. Nier, Ph.D, $14 (members $8.00)