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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.

Find last year’s post:
https://kirkwoodlibrary.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/new-books-in-honor-of-memorial-day

Find out more about Kirkwood Community College’s Services for Veterans:
http://www.kirkwood.edu/va

Call Number: CL 636.7 D411n Title: Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine, and a Miracle Authors: Major Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson, and Mary Nethery

Call Number: CL 813.54 M621p Title: The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans Author: Barbara Elizabeth Walsh

Call Number: CL 951.904 H636s Title: Sgt. Reckless: The War Horse, Korean War Hero Author: Melissa Higgins

Call Number: 028 M284w Title: When Books Went To War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II Author: Molly Guptill Manning

Call Number: 305.8 B419r Title: Racism in American Popular Media: From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Bandito Authors: Brian D. Behnken and Gregory D. Smithers

Call Number: 355.001 G878oc Title: On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace (3rd ed.) Authors: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman with Loren W. Christensen

Call Number: 362.408 K515p Title: Paying With Their Bodies: American War and the Problem of the Disable Veteran Author: John M. Kinder

Call Number: 327.127 A514b Title: The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames Author: Kai Bird

Call Number: 338.472 S617c 2005 Title: Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry Author: P.W. Singer

Call Number: 338.473 E571a Title: America’s Covert Warriors: Inside the World of Private Military Contractors Author: Shawn Engbrecht

Call Number: 355.35 P954c Title: Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror Author: Erik Prince

Call Number: 355.41 G149L Title: Leave No Man Behind: The Saga of Combat Search and Rescue Authors: George Galdorisi and Tom Phillips

Call Number: 359.984 O974n Title: No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy Seal Author: Mark Owen

Call Number: 362.28 B329L Title: The Last and Greatest Battle: Finding the Will, Commitment, and Strategy to End Military Suicides Author: John Bateson

Call Number: 362.408 K515p Title: Paying With Their Bodies: American War and the Problem of the Disabled Veteran Author: John M. Kinder

Call Number: 363.325 Z943t Title: 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi Author: Mitchell Zuckoff

Call Number: 616.85 T556w Title: Warrior’s Return: Restoring the Soul After War Author: Edward Tick

Call Number: 658.409 A161i Title: It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy Author: Captain D. Michael Abrashoff

Call Number: 658.409 M357t Title: Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders Author: L. David Marquet

Call Number: 791.43 H315f Title: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War (John Ford, George Stevens, John Huston, William Wyler, Frank Capra) Author: Mark Harris

Call Number: 813.6 R611n Title: Navy Seal Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat Author: Mike Ritland

Call Number: 940.447 H326b Title: Bloody April: Slaughter in the Skies Over Arras, 1917 Author: Peter Hart

Call Number: 940.54 M235h Title: A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II Authors: Adam Makos and Larry Alexander

Call Number: 940.54 P266s Title: Shattered Sword: The untold Story of the Battle of Midway Authors: Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully

Call Number: 940.542 W874n Title: The Narrow Margin: The Battle of Britain & the Rise of Air Power 1930-1940 Authors: Derek Wood and Derek Dempster

Call Number: 941.083 A789r Title: The Road Home: The Aftermath of the Great War Told by the Men and the Women Who Survived It Author: Max Arthur

Call Number: 956.704 P493m Title: Surge: My Journey With General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War Author: Peter R. Mansoor

Call Number: 956.704 S387f Title: For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice Authors: Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Call Number: 958.104 M612i Title: Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War Authors: Dakota Meyer and Bing West

Call Number: 959.704 V431b Title: Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 19878-1975 Author: George J. Veith

Call Number: 973.4 W319L Title: General George Washington: A Military Life Author: Edward G. Lengel

Call Number: 973.931 S721b Title: The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda Author: Ali H. Soufan

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