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CollectionsYour library (5,597), To read (870), All collections (5,597)

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Tagspost-World War 2 (1,537), America (1,469), fiction (1,256), science fiction (961), World War 2 (834), naval (819), Britain (750), aircraft (739), warship (612), Germany (423) — see all tags

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Recommendations13 recommendations

About meAccountant by education, programmer by profession, amateur historian by avocation

About my libraryIf a book is about a ship (warship or ocean liner) or an aircraft (heavier-than air (I prefer 'burning' (jet) to 'turning' (propeller)) or lighter-than-air)), I'll buy it or at least add it to my to-buy list. History is also an interest especially the American Civil War, the Byzantine Empire, the Middle East and modern (post-nineteenth century) naval warfare.

I did read science fiction but got out of the habit.

GroupsAce Doubles, American Civil War, Byzantinistik, Chicagoans, Final Frontier - Spaceflight, Medieval Warfare, Military History, Naval History and Fiction, Second World War History, Submarinesshow all groups

Favorite authorsPoul Anderson, Bill Baldwin, Roy Braybrook, Frank O. Braynard, Siegfried Breyer, D. K. Brown, Edgar Rice Burroughs, R. A. Burt, Tony Buttler, Bruce Catton, Peter Chamberlain, Allan Cole, Clive Cussler, Theodore Ayrault Dodge, Robert F. Dorr, David Drake, Lou Drendel, Robert O. Dulin, Simon Dunstan, Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, Philip José Farmer, Byron Farwell, Shelby Foote, C. S. Forester, Christopher F. Foss, Norman Friedman, Robert Gardiner, Steve Ginter, Yefim Gordon, Michael Grant, Bill Gunston, Edmond Hamilton, Harry Harrison, Robert A. Heinlein, Christopher Hinz, Peter Hodges, Richard Hough, R. P. Hunnicutt, Robert Jackson, Dennis R. Jenkins, John Jordan, Samuel M. Katz, Bert Kinzey, Gerhard Koop, Keith Laumer, Murray Leinster, H. T. Lenton, Edward M. Lerner, Paul J. Lerner, Larry Maddock, Francis K. Mason, John Maxtone-Graham, Jay Miller, William H. Miller, Edgar O'Ballance, R.M. Ogorkiewicz, Curtis Peebles, Bryan Perrett, H. Beam Piper, Jerry Pournelle, Antony Preston, Alan Raven, John Roberts, Douglas Hill Robinson, Steven Runciman, James R. Shock, E. E. Smith, Peter C. Smith, Gary Staff, Peter Stiff, Robert F. Sumrall, V. E. Tarrant, Stefan Terzibaschitsch, Anthony Thornborough, Anthony J. Watts, James White, M. J. Whitley, Jack Williamson, Steven J. Zaloga (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresHalf Price Books - Niles

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LocationLincolnwood, Illinois

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Member sinceNov 25, 2006

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