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 Posted: Thu Oct 25th, 2007 12:40 am
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United States of America's Medal of Honor Recipients and their Official Citations. 3rd Edition. RJ Proft editor

A worthy addition to any library. This book lists every single CMH awarded (minus those stricken from the rolls for not meeting the standards) including nearly a third of the book dedicated to those of the CW. 1250 pages of excellent info. It's indexed by state, name and time period. I picked mine up at my local Half Price Book and consider it the best buy I've made there in the last year.



 Posted: Thu Oct 25th, 2007 06:20 am
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Johan how many books do you have in your library?  You amaze me with the range of the titles of books you have.   These two books sound interesting but  I have to put a stop to buying for a while so I will just sit here and whimper that I want the medal of honor one especially.  I think I saw it in South Carolina at Patriot Point but it was not on sale price. 

I would bet that if all of us on here put our libraries together we could rivial the Library of Congress.

Take care , thanks for the titles.  Will just add them to my wish list.

Susan



 Posted: Thu Oct 25th, 2007 12:34 pm
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When I was 13-14 I bought the entire Sci Fi section of a bookstore that was going out of business, IIRC $300 cash worked out to about $.25 a book w/ a lot of doubles. Over the next couple years I would take all the doubles or books I wasn't interested in to used book shops & swap for what I wanted...

Ever since then I stop into used book shops at every opportunity and I probably buy a book or two a month that is CW related.

In 93 or so I donated 2000 books to a local library because I no longer had room for them... and I really wasn't into sci fi anymore.

I'm the bane of existance for places like Borders as I don't think I've paid full price for mare than a couple dozen titles in the last 20 years.



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