In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, Kirkwood Library Services would like to honor those that served with a list of titles that have come in over the last year that have to do with veterans, military service, and stories and histories from America’s wars. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.
Call Number: 355.009 B442p Title: A People’s History of the U.S. Military: Ordinary Soliders Reflect on Their Experience of War, From the American Revolution to Afghanistan Author: Michael A. Bellesiles
Call Number: 355.1 H646m Title: The Military Marriage Manual: Tactics for Successful Relationships Authors: Janelle Hill, Cheryl Lawhorne, and Don Philpott
Call Number: 940.548 L461h Title: Helmet For My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific Author: Robert Leckie
Note – A first person story of service during World War II, it was among the material used for the HBO miniseries The Pacific.
Call Number: 958.104 L974L Title: Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10 Author: Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson
Call Number: 973.734 P523g Title: Gettysburg: Culp’s Hill and Cemetery Hill Author: Harry W. Pfanz
Call Number: 973.734 P523gf Title: Gettysburg: The First Day Author: Harry W. Pfanz
Call Number: 973.734 P523ge Title: Gettysburg: The Second Day Author: Harry W. Pfanz
Call Number: 973.918 M368c Title: General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman Author: Ed Cray