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Memorial Day – May 29th

By Andy | May 10, 2017


Our national holiday to remember and honor those who served and died while defending the United States. Some titles to reflect on include the following:

DB70623 The Good Soldiers FD216:1 by David Finkel
The book chronicles the experiences of Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Kauzlarich and his men in Iraq as they face firefights, dangerous patrols, death, and injury.

DB71795 Heart of a Patriot: How I Found the Courage to Survive Vietnam, Walter Reed, and Karl Rove by Max Cleland

DB83006 Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice by Adam Makos, Recounts the story of U. S. Navy aviator duo Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, the first black carrier pilot during the Korean War.

DB40283 Band of Brothers: E Company 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest by Stephen Ambrose, Drawing on journals, letters, and interviews with veterans of Easy Company, the author tells the story of the combat rifle unit that parachuted into France early on D-Day.

DB52895 The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys who flew the B24s over Germany during WW ll by Stephen Ambrose, He tells the story of B-24 bomber missions over Nazi-occupied Europe and the men who flew those missions.

DB66325 The Bedford Boys: One American Town’s Ultimate D-Day Sacrifice by Alex Kershaw, The journalist interviews survivors and townspeople of Bedford, Virginia, who lost twenty-two soldiers originally from the local National Guard, who were the first troops at Omaha Beach on D-Day June 6, 1944.

 

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