Man Returns Stolen 1911 to Medal of Honor Winner

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posted on August 15, 2011
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George Berry of Medford, Ore., only wanted to buy a historic 1911 pistol, but wound up getting far more than he had sought. After purchasing a pistol at auction, he did some digging into the name engraved on the side and found it belonged to living Medal of Honor recipient John McGinty. McGinty had reported it stolen in 1978.

Berry returned the pistol to McGinty and asked for nothing in return.

Read the full story at the Oregon Mail Tribune and be sure to brush up on other links between the 1911 and the Medal of Honor.

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