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John Basilone World War II Medal of Honor Recipient for Action in the Pacific By Philip Martin McCaulay
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On October 24-25, 1942, Marine Sergeant John Basilone was in charge of two sections of heavy machine guns defending a narrow pass to Henderson Airfield on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Although... More > vastly outnumbered, Manila John and his fellow Marines checked the assault by the Japanese. For that, Sgt. Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor and sent back to the states to appear at war-bond rallies. He toured the country and met Hollywood starlets. His picture made the cover of Life magazine. But Sergeant Basilone was unsatisfied back home and volunteered to return to combat, ending up at Iwo Jima. Under heavy artillery fire on February 19, 1945, he singlehandedly took out an enemy blockhouse. Minutes later, he and four others in his platoon died in an artillery blast. Sergeant Basilone was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross and Purple Heart, making him the only enlisted Marine in World War II to receive all three medals.< Less
Agricultural and Mechanical Society Award Medals Of The United States Third Edition By Andrew Harkness et al.
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Agricultural and Mechanical Society Award Medals Of The United States
Volume 2598, George W. Thompson (Medal of Honor) --- George Whitefield Chadwick By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2598, George W. Thompson (Medal of Honor)---George Whitefield Chadwick Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 6871, Tonkin commemorative medal --- Tony Banks, Baron Stratford By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6871, Tonkin commemorative medal---Tony Banks, Baron Stratford Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture... More > towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 5031, National medal of the arts --- National Opera and Ballet of Belarus By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5031, National medal of the arts---National Opera and Ballet of Belarus Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 5282, Orchestra music --- Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5282, Orchestra music---Orders, decorations, and medals of the United Kingdom Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Been There Done It Won The Medals Got The T.Shirt By Keith Frampton
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This is my true story and experiences. I'm just an ordinary guy who was lucky enough to spend 14 years working in a unique and unusual job working for a company called NAAFI where as a civillian I... More > helped run and then managed a small shop on board Royal Navy Warships. Follow my ups and downs. highs and lows share my adventures, laughs and tears as i travelled the world selling sweeties to sailors. I suggest this book is best suited for persons aged 14 and over, as some of the content though mild is very suggestive< Less
DORIS MILLER (A SILENT MEDAL OF HONOR) Fourth Edition By Vickie Gail Miller
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Vickie Gail Miller, author of over 40 published books and articles, also being the niece of World War II hero Doris Miller, enlighten the world in this new year, 2013, and 4th edition novel(1st... More > published by Eakin Press in 1997) about America's 1st Black war hero to be awarded the Navy Cross in World War II, as well as being the 1st full-fledged war hero of World War II, and 1st full-fledged Black hero of World War II. A biography life story relayed as well in my (Vickie Gail Miller's) authored 337 screenplay, titled, "A BOY NAME DORIS." Compelling, rich and informative, the story travels from the infant baby's birth in Texas, to his enlistment into the United States Navy with the unforgotten Black American war hero putting forth heroic actions "Above and Beyond" his call of duties to defend America, contributing also to changes in the United States Navy.< Less
Volume 0740, National Medal of Science --- Natuurdecreet in Vlaanderen By Dutch Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0740, National Medal of Science---Natuurdecreet in Vlaanderen Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards... More > the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandiberg wrote software transforms all of Wikipedia in thousands of print on print-on-demand volumes, drawing attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a poetic material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. This Dutch version encompasses 1165 volumes that were uploaded in November 2016. In november 2016 veranderde Michael Mandiberg de huidige versie van de Nederlandse versie van Wikipedia in een hele bibliotheek van kennis. Dit is er één van 1165 volumes.< Less
Here Rests In Honored Glory: Life Stories of Our Country’s Medal of Honor Recipients By Andrew J. DeKever
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Merriam Press Military History Series. In "Here Rests in Honored Glory," DeKever, a veteran of the Iraq War, chronicles the lives of ten recipients of the Medal of Honor, our nation’s... More > highest award for combat heroism, DeKever breaks ranks from similar books by focusing more on describing the men behind the uniform rather than on the few minutes of valor that immortalized them in the pages of American military history. As a result, "Here Rests in Honored Glory" reminds its readers that true heroes are ordinary men and women who, under the most horrific of circumstances, are able to dig deep and find the raw courage necessary to be brave “above and beyond the call of duty” towards protecting other people and serving a cause greater than themselves. Biographies of 2nd Lt Robert Buffum, Brevet Maj John T. Rutherford, Pvt Enoch R. Weiss, Artificer Joseph Nolan, PFC Parker F. Dunn, PFC John D. Magrath, 2nd Lt Harry J. Michael, SSgt William G. Windrich, PFC Daniel D. Bruce, MSgt Gary I. Gordon.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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