Thank you to all our veterans as well as the families of lost veterans who died serving our country. To honor Veterans, I am going to provide some books on the topic. Once again, thank you to out Veterans and families of vets!
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (World War II)
The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan
American Sniper by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, and Jim Defelice
Long Survivor by Marcus Cuttrell
No Easy Day by Mark Owen
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley
Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden
Band of Brothers by Stephen Ambrose
Flyboys by James Bradley
A Farewell to Arms; short stories; To Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway- His works tackle everything from PTSD to war.
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Grant’s Memoir by Ulysses Grant
Short stories by Ambrose Bierce (his novels about the Civil War still haunts me)
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien (Vietnam and turning into a movie soon)
In Flander’s Fields by John McCrae (A poem about poppies and WWII. Poppies love to grow on unearthed dirt and always grew on the freshly dug graves of fallen soldiers during WWII. Poppies have always been a symbol of our fallen soldiers as well as veterans)
“Dulce et Decorum est” by Wilfred Owen (This poem has haunted me for years- read at your own warning)
Once again thank you to all the veterans who served or currently serving. You sacrifices are honored and will always be remembered.