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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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


American Veterans on War: Personal Stories from WW II to Afghanistan

by Elise Forbes Tripp Olive Branch Press (August 10, 2012)

The United States is embroiled in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—wars that seem as far from Americans’ understanding as they are distant from our shores.

With American Veterans on War, Elise Forbes Tripp...


Hell's Belle: From a B-17 to Stalag 17B; Based on the Memoirs of William E. Rasmussen

by Randall L. Rasmussen Sunstone Press (September 12, 2011)

It was December 3, 1943, and American warplanes were on assignment over Nazi Germany. Sergeant William Rasmussen was the ball turret gunner on the Hell's Belle, a B-17 heavy bomber. During one of its missions,...


Ranger

by D.K.R. Crosswell, Ralph Puckett & David H. Petraeus The University Press of Kentucky (March 15, 2017)

On November 25, 1950, during one of the toughest battles of the Korean War, the US Eighth Army Ranger Company seized and held the strategically important Hill 205 overlooking the Chongchon River. Separated by...


Do They Miss Me at Home?: The Civil War Letters of William McKnight, Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

by Donald C. Maness & H. Jason Combs Ohio University Press (March 30, 2010)

William McKnight was a member of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry from September 1862 until his death in June of 1864. During his time of service, McKnight penned dozens of emotion-filled letters, primarily...


For Valour

by Gerald Gliddon Dundurn (August 15, 2015)

The collected stories of the Canadian recipients of the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration.

As Canada came into its own as a nation during the First World War, proving itself capable of standing...


SEALs

by Mir Bahmanyar & Chris Osman Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2011)

Since their creation in 1983, the US Navy SEALs have been involved in unconventional warfare around the globe, undertaking crucial and clandestine missions. These have included traditional underwater missions...


I am Soldier

by Robert O'Neill & Richard Holmes Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2011)

I am Soldier brings together the profiles of sixty soldiers who have fought over the past 2,500. These vivid accounts graphically depict the role of the soldier in battle often using the soldiers' own words...


Deliver Us From Darkness

by Ian Gardner, Ed Shames & Mario DiCarlo Bloomsbury Publishing (April 20, 2012)

This follow-up to Tonight We Die As Men continues the story of the 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division as they dropped into Holland as part of Operation Market Garden. The following...


No Greater Ally

by Kenneth K. Koskodan Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2011)

There is a chapter of World War II history that remains largely untold; the monumental struggles of an entire nation have been forgotten, and even intentionally obscured. Giving a full overview of Poland's participation...


Combat Mission Kandahar: The Canadian Experience in Afghanistan

by T. Robert Fowler Dundurn (August 06, 2016)

Infantry, combat engineer, armour, and psychological operations: Seven soldiers represent the breadth of Canada's longest, most complicated and challenging operation in Kandahar Province.


Company of Heroes

by Eric Poole Bloomsbury Publishing (March 20, 2015)

There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia....


Helmand to the Himalayas

by Nick Harding & David Wiseman Bloomsbury Publishing (September 05, 2014)

David Wiseman was the first soldier on the scene of one of the most devastating attacks on British soldiers in Afghanistan, witnessing the horrific aftermath of an attack on unsuspecting troops by a rogue element...


Airborne

by Ian Gardner & Ed Shames Bloomsbury Publishing (April 20, 2015)

As one of the last surviving members of the Band of Brothers, Ed Shames wanted to commit his memories of the Second World War to paper to preserve the legacy of the men who served with him in Europe. Airborne...


No Victory in Valhalla

by Ian Gardner, Ed Shames & James Martin Bloomsbury Publishing (October 20, 2014)

In late November 1944, after 71 days on the line in Holland, the 506th PIR was withdrawn having suffered heavy losses during Operation Market Garden, and each paratrooper was looking forward to three months...


Vietnam Infantry Tactics

by Gordon L. Rottman & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (May 20, 2013)

This book reveals the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War. Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations...


D-Day to Victory

by Impossible Impossible Pictures & Stephen Bull Bloomsbury Publishing (April 17, 2012)

The companion volume to the groundbreaking TV series, this book tells the story of the physical, emotional and psychological journey of Allied soldiers from the beaches of Normandy to the ruins of Berlin. In...


The Boys of Â?67

by Andrew Wiest Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2012)

In the spring of 1966, while the war in Vietnam was still popular, the US military decided to reactivate the 9th Infantry Division as part of the military build-up. Across the nation, farm boys from the Midwest,...


Vietnam

by Andrew Wiest Bloomsbury Publishing (April 20, 2013)

Based on rich collections housed at the National Archive, the Center of Military History, and at the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech, Voices from America's Failed Crusade will trace the American experience of...


Vietnam

by Andrew Wiest Bloomsbury Publishing (April 20, 2013)

Based on rich collections housed at the National Archive, the Center of Military History, and at the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech, Voices from America's Failed Crusade will trace the American experience of...