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Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


The Secret of Hoa Sen

by Nguyen Phan Que Mai & Bruce Weigl BOA Editions Ltd. (November 17, 2014)

Presented in bilingual English and Vietnamese, these poems build bridges between two cultures inextricably bound together by war and destruction.


Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans

by Janelle B. Moore Government Institutes (June 16, 2011)

Life After the Military discusses the many issues that transitioning veterans are faced with such as finding employment, going back to school, managing finances, special benefits available to veterans, and a...


Veterans of Future Wars: A Study in Student Activism

by Donald W. Whisenhunt Lexington Books (October 26, 2010)

This book tells the story of The Veterans of Future Wars (VFW), a student movement that attracted widespread support in a short few months in 1936. Despite its short life, it was a successful movement that attracted...


Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned

by Alvin Townley Thomas Dunne Books (February 03, 2014)

During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military...


The Greatest War Stories Never Told

by Rick Beyer HarperCollins (July 30, 2013)

Search the annals of military history and you will discover no end of quirky characters and surprising true stories: The topless dancer who saved the Byzantine Empire. The World War I battle that was halted...


Bringing It All Back Home

by Philip F. Napoli Hill and Wang (June 10, 2013)

A collection of heartrending oral histories that topples assumptions about the people who served in Vietnam

The Vietnam War was a defining event for a generation of Americans. But for years, misguided and sometimes...


The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs

by Brian Douglas Tennyson Scarecrow Press (March 22, 2013)

Although the United States itself did not enter the war until April 1917, Canada enlisted the moment Great Britain engaged in the conflict in August of 1914. The Canadian contribution was great, as over 600,000...


It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country

by David Shulkin PublicAffairs (October 21, 2019)

The former VA secretary describes his fight to save veteran health care from partisan politics and how his efforts were ultimately derailed by a small group of unelected officials appointed by the Trump White...


Without a Country

by J. Malcolm Garcia Hot Books (September 26, 2017)

Many Americans believe service in the military to be a quintessential way to demonstrate patriotism. We expect those who serve to be treated with respect and dignity. However, as in so many aspects of our politics,...


From Baghdad to America

by Jay Kopelman Skyhorse (February 06, 2010)

Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman won the hearts of readers everywhere with his moving story of adopting an abandoned puppy named Lava from a hellish corner of Iraq. He opened the door for other soldiers to bring...


All the Ways We Kill and Die

by Brian Castner Arcade (March 01, 2016)

The search for a friend's killer is a riveting lesson in the way war has changed.

The EODexplosive ordnance disposalcommunity is tight-knit, and when one of their own is hurt, an alarm goes out. When Brian Castner,...


The Wounds Within

by Mark I. Nickerson & Joshua S. Goldstein Skyhorse (January 06, 2015)

As America's longest wars end, hundreds of thousands of veterans and their families struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Wounds Within follows the iconic case of Marine Lance Corporal Jeff...


Once a Hussar

by Ray Ellis Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Once a Hussar is a vivid account of the wartime experiences of Ray Ellis, a gunner who in later life recorded this well-written, candid, and perceptive memoir of the conflict he knew as a young man seventy years...


Kiss the Boys Goodbye

by Monika Jensen-Stevenson & William Stevenson Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

The classic account of the abandonment of American POWs in Vietnam by the US government.

For many Americans, the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan bring back painful memories of one issue in particular:...


Lethal Warriors

by David Philipps St. Martin's Press (November 08, 2010)

When the 506th Infantry Regiment--known since World War II as the Band of Brothers--returned to Colorado Springs after their first tour in Iraq, a series of brutal crimes swept through the city. The Band of...


Lurps: A Ranger's Diary of Tet, Khe Sanh, A Shau, and Quang Tri

by Robert C. Ankony Hamilton Books (October 21, 2008)

Lurps is the revised edition of the memoir of a juvenile delinquent who drops out of ninth grade to chase his dream of military service. After volunteering for Vietnam, he joins the elite U.S. Army LRRP / Rangers-small,...


What Have We Done

by David Wood Little, Brown and Company (October 31, 2016)

From Pulitzer Prize-¬?winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

Most Americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...


The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans

by Don Philpott, Janelle B. Moore & Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott Government Institutes (December 29, 2011)

As in the previous edition, this guide directs you to answers and resources for the most pressing and difficult questions that wounded veterans face, such as:

  • Treatments for injuries
  • General paperwork
  • Legal assistance...


Achilles in Vietnam

by Jonathan Shay & David Strathairn Simon & Schuster Audio (December 18, 2018)

An original and groundbreaking book that examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

In this...


The Mission, the Men, and Me

by Pete Blaber & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (December 15, 2013)

As a commander of Delta Force--the most elite counterterroristorganization in the world--Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous,controversial, and significant military and political events of our...


The Boys of '67

by Andrew Wiest & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2013)

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47thInfantry Regiment/9th Infantry Division) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of thewave of conscription that would swell the American...


No Easy Day

by Mark Owen, Holter Graham & Kevin Maurer Blackstone Publishing (September 04, 2012)

For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments

From the streets...


Siege at Jadotville

When Janey Comes Marching Home

by Laura Browder, a full cast & Sascha Pflaeging Blackstone Publishing (October 19, 2010)

Women are officially barred from combat in the American armed services, yet in today's wars, where there are no front lines, the ban on combat is virtually meaningless. More than in any previous conflict in...


The Great Escape

by Paul Brickhill & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (June 11, 2009)

It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb. It demanded the concentrated devotion and vigilance of more than six hundred American and British air force officers, every single one...


When Books Went to War

by Molly Guptill Manning & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (December 02, 2014)

When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemythat had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizensto hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign...


The Bedford Boys

by Alex Kershaw & William Dufris Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

The Bedford Boys is the astonishing true story of twenty-one young men who were killed during the first horrifying minutes of D-Day and the friends and families they left behind in the small town of Bedford....


It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country

by David Shulkin & Daniel May Public Affairs (Perseus imprint) (October 22, 2019)

The former VA secretary describes his fight to save health care from politics and money-and how it was ultimately derailed by a small group of unelected officials with influence in the Trump White House. Known...


Defiant

by Alvin Townley & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (February 04, 2014)

The story of the indomitable American POWs who endured"Alcatraz," the Hanoi prison camp where North Vietnam locked its most dangerousand subversive prisoners, and the wives who fought to bring them home

During...


The Last of the Doughboys

by Richard Rubin & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 21, 2013)

In 2003, eighty-five years after the armistice, it tookRichard Rubin months to find just one living American veteran of World War I.But then, he found another. And another. Eventually he found dozens, aged 101to...


One Man's War

by Tommy LaMore, Dan Baker & Patrick Lawlor Blackstone Publishing (June 24, 2005)

Escaping certain death--not once but several times--lies at the core of the riveting, real-life story of an American soldier during World War II. In One Man's War, B-17 pilot Tommy LaMore vividly details his...


Back in Action

by David Rozelle & Patrick Lawlor Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

They put a price on his head. They did everything they could to disrupt his mission. Finally, when an antitank mine tore off his right foot, the warriors of jihad in Iraq thought they had neutralized one of...


Goodbye, Darkness

by William Manchester & Barrett Whitener Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

The nightmares began for William Manchester twenty-three years after World War II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of himself as a battle-weary youth "angrily demanding to know what had happened...


Enduring Vietnam

by James Wright & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (April 04, 2017)

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the...


House to House

by David Bellavia, Ray Porter & John R. Bruning Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

This is the personal side of battle, where emotion, courage, and strength are stretched to the limits.

Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, House to House is far more...


Lightning Sky

by R.C. George & Marcus Brotherton Citadel Press (May 01, 2019)

A U.S. fighter pilot captured by the enemy. A father determined to rescue his son. One of the most remarkable and moving true stories of faith and perseverance to come out of World War II.

 

October 6, 1944....


Reader's Digest Soldier Stories

by Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (May 07, 2019)

Reader's Digest Soldier Stories is a chronological retrospective of the best military pieces Reader's Digest has run, from World War I through the war in Iraq. Featuring stories from the battlefield to the...


The League of Wives

by Heath Hardage Lee St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2019)

"With astonishing verve, The League of Wives persisted to speak truth to power to bring their POW/MIA husbands home from Vietnam. And with astonishing verve, Heath Hardage Lee has chronicled their little-known...


Traumatic Imprints

by Noah Tsika University of California Press (September 18, 2018)

Forced to contend with unprecedented levels of psychological trauma during World War II, the United States military began sponsoring a series of nontheatrical films designed to educate and even rehabilitate...


Wounds of War

by Suzanne Gordon Cornell University Press (October 15, 2018)

U.S. military conflicts abroad have left nine million Americans dependent on the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) for medical care. Their "wounds of war" are treated by the largest hospital system in...


Friendly Fire at the Veterans Hospital

by J.B. Simms Erik Publishing (February 01, 2018)

Stories which you hear about mistreatment of Veterans at VA hospitals continue to shock the public, but the cover-up, as they say, is always worse than the crime. Was mistreatment and malpractice of Veterans...


In Liberating Strife: A Memoir of the Vietnam Years, Volume 2

by Steve Atkinson Stephen B. Atkinson (October 30, 2017)

The author begins his tour of duty in Vietnam as his fiancé and family continue their own daily lives in a nation wracked by continuing controversy and crisis. His assignments “behind the lines” in the...


In Liberating Strife: A Memoir of the Vietnam Years

by Steve Atkinson Stephen B. Atkinson (October 30, 2017)

Vietnam: A word that few Americans had ever heard before the early 1960s, and a place that even fewer would have been able to point out on a map, slowly but inexorably becomes the primary focus of national attention...


The Glorious Madness – Tales of the Irish and the Great War

by Turtle Bunbury Gill Books (October 17, 2014)

From tragic generals to nuns on the run – the extraordinary stories of the Irish on the frontlines of the First World War that you’ve never heard before

Based on first-hand accounts of the First World War,...


Dublin Burning: The Easter Rising From Behind the Barricades

by W.J. Brennan-Whitmore Gill Books (September 06, 2013)

Dublin Burning is a vivid, clear-eyed account of the 1916 Rising and is the most complete account we have from a senior participant. No other senior Volunteer figure has left a similar memoir of Easter Week....


Mission of Honor

by Jim Crigler Panoma Press (April 21, 2017)

Most of us never get to test ourselves in combat. As a UH-1 Helicopter pilot flying in the jungle highlands of South Vietnam, Warrant Officer Jim Crigler and the men he flew with were tested daily. Coming of...


War Trauma and its Aftermath

by Laurence Armand French & Lidija Nikolic-Novakovic UPA (December 16, 2011)

War trauma has long been associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a term coined in 1980 to explain the post-war impact of Vietnam veterans. The Gulf and Balkan wars added new dimensions to the...


From the Marine Corps to College

by Jillian Ventrone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

Making the transition from the military to higher education can be tricky from a variety of perspectives. From the Marine Corps to College is a clear guidebook will make the process easy, accessible, and understandable...


Enduring Vietnam

by James Wright Thomas Dunne Books (April 03, 2017)

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the...