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Edwards, Roberta.

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Summary: "In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian Warand the American Revolution"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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Boykin, Jerry.

Summary: Boykin reveals how his military duty worked in tandem with his faith to bring him through the bloody storms of foreign battle-- and through the political firestorm that ambushed him in his own country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faith Words 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOYKIN, WILLIAM G BOY

Smith, Gene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 SMI

Unger, Debi

Summary: Presents a complete picture of the life of George C. Marshall, from his childhood and military training through his role as chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II and his leadership efforts as Secretary of State in rebuilding post-war Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, GEORGE UNG

Chernow, Ron

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Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GRANT, ULYSSES S. CHE

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 MCC

Steinman, Louise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5425 STE

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: In this lavishly illustrated volume, Larry McMurtry, the greatest chronicler of the American West, tackles for the first time one of the paramount figures of Western and American history--George Armstrong Custer. McMurtry also argues that Custer's last stand at the Little Bighorn should be seen as a monumental event in our nation's history. Like all great battles, its true meaning can be found...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.82 CUSTER, GEORGE A MCM

Woodworth, Steven E.

Summary: General William Tecumseh Sherman famously said, "War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it." This statement has contributed to his mythic status as a grim-visaged character who embodied implacable war. Now acclaimed Civil War historian Steven E. Woodworth delivers a nuanced, insightful portrait of Sherman as an original, decisive, and efficient leader who wanted the war to end as quickly as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Roll, David L.

Summary: "The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall--America's most distinguished soldier-statesman since George Washington--whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define the American century. Winston Churchill called him World War II's "organizer of victory." Harry Truman said he was "the greatest military man that this country ever...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARSHALL, GEORGE ROL

Boot, Max

Summary: A biography of Edward Lansdale, the CIA operative. Boot chronicles his rise and fall as a proponent of a visionary "hearts and minds" diplomacy in Vietnam who was ultimately overruled by the American military bureaucracy, which favored bombs and troop build-ups over winning the people's trust. "The legendary Edward Lansdale (1908-1987), a covert operative so roguish that he was said to be the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LANSDALE, EDWARD BOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LANDSDALE BOO

Wukovits, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 EIS

McKenzie, John D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 McKen

Marszalek, John F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.741 MAR

Marshall, Charles F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 MAR

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

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

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: From respected historian John S. D. Eisenhower comes a surprising portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Civil War general whose path of destruction cut the Confederacy in two, broke the will of the Southern population, and earned him a place in history as “the first modern general.” Yet behind his reputation as a fierce warrior was a sympathetic man of complex character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NAL Caliber 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHERMAN, WILLIAM T EIS

Flood, Charles Bracelen.

Summary: Recounts the last year of the former president's life, after losing his fortune, discovering he had cancer, and his race to complete his memoirs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANT, ULYSSES S. FLO

Ambrose, Stephen E.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 1999

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Hirshson, Stanley P.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GEORGE, PATTON HIR

Perry, Mark

Summary: Examines how Douglas MacArthur overcame personal and professional challenges to lead his countrymen in the Pacific Theater.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACARTHUR, DOUGLAS PER

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: A series of portraits of Ike's relations with soldiers and statesmen, from MacArthur to Patton to Montgomery to Churchill to de Gaulle, reveals the many facets of a talented, driven, headstrong, yet diplomatic leader. Taken together, they reveal a man who was brilliant, if flawed at times in dealing with the public, yet who never lost his head when others around him were losing theirs. Above...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 EIS

Eisenhower, John S. D.

Summary: Eisenhower offers a surprising portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Civil War general whose path of destruction cut the Confederacy in two, broke the will of the Southern population, and earned him a place in history as "the first modern general." Yet behind his reputation as a fierce warrior was a sympathetic man of complex character.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SHERMAN, WILLIAM T EIS

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