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Hale, Nathan

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Brinkley, Douglas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 959.7043 BRI

Poole, Eric.

Summary: There are many broad studies of the Vietnam War, but this work offers an insight into the incredible and harrowing experiences of just a small number of men from a single unit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam and Cambodia. It is the remarkable account of a Medal of Honor recipient whose brave actions were forgotten for over three decades: Leslie Sabo Jr. Sabo and other replacement soldiers in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 959.7 POO

Alexander, Larry

Summary: They were the Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Army Airborne, the legendary fighting unit of World War II. And there was one man every soldier in Easy Company looked up to--Major Richard D. Winters. Here is the compelling story of an ordinary man who became an extraordinary hero--from Winters's childhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, through the war years in which his natural skill as a leader...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Alexander

Sheehan, Neil.

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Chronicles the military career of Lt. Col. John Paul Vann, profiling his military and civilian roles in the Vietnam War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

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Angers, Trent.

Summary: The story of the U.S. Army helicopter pilot who risked his life to rescue South Vietnamese civilians and to put a stop to the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War in 1968. Revised Edition shows President Nixon and some of his political allies in the House of Representatives interfered in the judicial process to try to prevent any U.S. soldier from being convicted of war crimes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acadian House Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMPSON, HUGH ANG

Thorpe, Helen

Summary: Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war zones and how their choices and losses shaped their perspectives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 THO

Mills, Travis

Summary: "Retired U.S. Army staff sergeant Travis Mills, one of only five soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to survive a quadruple amputation, shares the story of his remarkable recovery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 MILLS, TRAVIS MIL

Bush, George W. (George Walker)

Summary: aA vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President Bush's own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 757 BUS

Bush, George W. (George Walker)

Summary: A collection of military oil paintings and profiles presents the stories of post-9/11 veterans, their experiences on the battlefield, road to recovery, and continuing contributions as civilians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 757 BUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 759.13 BUS

West, Allen

Summary: An engrossing account of the inspiring life and uncensored views of a veteran, patriot, former Congressman, conservative icon, and warrior for personal liberty.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 328.73 WES

Isenberg, Nancy.

Summary: Generations have been told that Aaron Burr was a betrayer--of Alexander Hamilton, of his country, and of those who had nobler ideas. But that version has been shaped by historians and writers from the eighteenth century who were blinded by tabloid reporters and propaganda created by Burr's political enemies during his lifetime. It is time to discover the real Aaron Burr.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007

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Guarnere, William.

Summary: Guarnere gives a gripping account of D-day from the partrooper's perspective. In vivid detail, Guarnere and Heffron re-create dropping into Holland to capture the roads and bridges between Eindhoven and Arnhem, known as Hell's Highway. Through much of 1944 the friends fought side by side--until Guarnere lost his right leg in the Battle of the Bulge and was sent home. Heffron went on to liberate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 GUA

O'Neill, John E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 ONE

Zullo, Allan.

Contents: War heroes: The war on terror -- "Greater love hath no man ..." : Sergeant Scott Montoya -- Ambushed! : Corporal Jeremiah Workman -- The bomb buster : Staff Sergeant Daniel Bogart -- Do or die : Specialist Jason Mike -- From thug to hero : Corporal Marco Martinez -- In the line of fire : Hospital Corpsman Second Class Juan Rubio -- When death came calling : Lance Corporal Mark Camp -- Courage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 956.7044 ZUL

Farwell, Matt

Summary: "The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BERGDAHL, BOWE FAR

Krakauer, Jon.

Summary: Krakauer draws on Pat Tillman's journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers who served alongside him, and extensive research on the ground in Afghanistan to render an intricate mosaic of this driven, complex, and uncommonly compelling figure as well as the definitive account of the events and actions that led to his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.33 KRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.332 KRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TILLMAN, PAT KRA

McCain, John

Summary: "John McCain's ... history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MCC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MCC

Ross, John F.

Summary: "When John Wesley Powell became the first person to navigate the entire Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, he completed what Lewis and Clark had begun nearly 70 years earlier--the final exploration of continental America. The son of an abolitionist preacher, a Civil War hero (who lost an arm at Shiloh), and a passionate naturalist and geologist, in 1869 Powell tackled the vast and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 ROS

Perry, James M. (James Moorhead)

Summary: Examines the lives and careers of five presidents who served in the military during the Civil War, and the affect the war had on their presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.73 PER

Whipps, Ray

Summary: Ray and Betty Whipps both served in Europe during WWII: Ray as an infantryman under General Patton in the trenches of Normandy, Paris, and Belgium, and Betty as a field nurse in Cherbourg, France. The two met when Betty tended to Ray after he was injured in a mortar blast. Both strong Christians, the two bonded over their shared faith, and as Betty nursed Ray back to health, they fell in love...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHIPPS, RAY WHI

Laskin, David

Summary: "Narrative account of how twelve immigrant soldiers became Americans through fighting in World War I"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.48173 LAS

Farrell, Mary Cronk

Summary: Shares the story of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in World War II, centering the story around Charity Adams, the woman who commanded the only black WAAC battalion sent overseas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 FAR

Malarkey, Don

Summary: Sgt. Don Malarkey takes us not only into the battles fought from Normandy to Germany, but into the heart and mind of a soldier who beat the odds to become an elite paratrooper, and lost his best friend during the nightmarish engagement at Bastogne. Drafted in 1942, Malarkey became one of the one-in-six soldiers who earned their Eagle wings. He went to England in 1943 to provide cover on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5412 MAL

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