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War Is...

War Is
War Is Soldiers, Survivors, and Storytellers Talk About War (Book - 2008 ) YA 810.80358 W253 Available now View Details

Annotation:Memoirs, letters and more about war; from throughout American history.

Liberty or Death
Liberty or Death The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves Who Sided With the British During the American Revolution By Blair, Margaret Whitman (Book - 2010 ) YA 973.341 B635li and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:African-Americans fought on both sides of the American Revolution (1775-1783).

Primary Sources
Primary Sources (Book - 2003 ) YA 973.3 P952 Available now View Details

Annotation:A collection of important documents from the Revolutionary War.

It Is A Good Day to Die
It Is A Good Day to Die Indian Eyewitnesses Tell the Story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn By Viola, Herman J. (Book - 1998 ) YA 973.82 V795it and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Multiple Indian Wars took place between the Colonial era and 1890. This is the story of the defeat of General George Custer (1876) from the perspective of Native Americans.

"Company Aytch"
"Company Aytch" Or, A Side Show of the Big Show and Other Sketches By Watkins, Samuel R. (Book - 1999 ) YA 973.7468 W335co Available now View Details

Annotation:A classic personal account of the Civil War (1861-1865).

The Horrors of Andersonville
The Horrors of Andersonville Life and Death Inside A Civil War Prison By Gourley, Catherine (Book - 2010 ) YA 973.771 G716ho and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Life was truly horrible for the prisoners of war who were shipped to Andersonville, GA in 1864.

Fighting the Flying Circus
Fighting the Flying Circus By Rickenbacker, Eddie (Book - 1965 ) 940.44 R539 Available now View Details

Annotation:Medal of Honor recipient Rickenbacker fought the notorious German Red Baron and his fierce squadron known as "the flying circus" in World War I (1914-1918).

The War to End All Wars
The War to End All Wars World War I By Freedman, Russell (Book - 2010 ) J 940.3 F853wa and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A handy overview of World War I that includes many amazing photographs.

Alan's War
Alan's War The Memories of G.I. Alan Cope By Guibert, Emmanuel (Book - 2008 ) YA GNF 940.541273092 C782gu Available now View Details

Annotation:A graphic memoir of Alan Cope, who served in World War II (1939-1945).

Black and White Airmen
Black and White Airmen Their True History By Fleischman, John (Book - 2007 ) YA 940.544973 F596bl Available now View Details

Annotation:Despite segregation, World War II pilots John and Herb became friends.

Farewell to Manzanar
Farewell to Manzanar A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment By Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki (Book - 2002 ) YA 940.531779487 H843fa and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Manzanar was a hastily constructed community in the high mountain desert of California where thousands of Japanese Americans were forced to live during World War II.

I Remember Korea
I Remember Korea Veterans Tell Their Stories of the Korean War, 1950-53 By Granfield, Linda (Book - 2003 ) YA 951.90420922 G756i Available now View Details

Annotation:More than 30 men and women who served in Korea (1950-53) share their stories.

A Rumor of War
A Rumor of War By Caputo, Philip (Book - 1996 ) 959.7043092 C255ru and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Caputo served as a platoon commander for the very first American combat unit sent to Vietnam (1961-1975).

The Photographer
The Photographer By Guibert, Emmanuel (Book - 2009 ) YA GNF 958.1045 G944ph Available now View Details

Annotation:A journalist's journal of war in 1986 Afghanistan.

Spare Parts
Spare Parts A Marine Reservist's Journey From Campus to Combat in 38 Days By Williams, Buzz (Book - 2004 ) 956.70442092 W721sp Available now View Details

Annotation:Buzz Williams served in the Persian Gulf in 1991.

Basher Five-two
Basher Five-two The True Story of F-16 Fighter Pilot Captain Scott O'Grady By O'Grady, Scott (Book - 1997 ) All copies in use. View Details

Annotation:As an Air Force captain, O'Grady survived a 5-mile plummet to the ground in war-torn Bosnia (1991-1995).

Beyond Bullets
Beyond Bullets A Photo Journal of Afghanistan By Gerszak, Rafal (Book - 2011 ) YA 958.1047 G383be Available now View Details

Annotation:Gerszak spent more than a year embedded with troops in Afghanistan (2001-)

Ghosts of War
Ghosts of War The True Story of A 19-year-old GI By Smithson, Ryan (Book - 2009 ) YA 956.70443092 S664gh Available now View Details

Annotation:An honest personal account of the most recent war in Iraq (2003-2011).

War Is Boring
War Is Boring Bored Stiff, Scared to Death in the World's Worst War Zones By Axe, David (Book - 2010 ) YA GNF 070.4333 A968wa Available now View Details

Annotation:Journalist Axe sweats his way through 21st century wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and East Timor.

The Warrior's Heart
The Warrior's Heart Becoming A Man of Compassion and Courage By Greitens, Eric (Book - 2012 ) YA 359.984 G824wa and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:As a Navy SEAL, Greitens hunted terrorists in Iraq.

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