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Both branches of the Kirkwood Community College Library will be closed for Memorial Day.

Eggbert Saluting

Today we are sharing titles that have entered our collection this year that have to do with men and women of our armed forces in honor of Memorial Day, a national day of mourning to honor our war dead and salute our living heroes.

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 previous posts:

Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War by Elizabeth R. Varon, Call Number: 973.7 V323a

Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman by Robert L. O’Connell, Call Number: 973.709 O182f

The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq by C.J. Chivers, Call Number: 956.704 C543f

In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown by Nathaniel Philbrick, Call Number: 973.3 W318p

Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation – Honors War Veterans for More Than 60 Years of Growth, Call Number: 951.904 R386

LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media by P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking, Call Number: 302.231 S617L

Pandora’s Box: A History of the First World War by Jorn Leonhard, Call Number: 940.3 L584p

A Single Blow: The Battles of Lexington and Concord and the Beginning of the American Revolution, April 19, 1775 by Phillip S. Greenwalt and Robert Orrison, Call Number: 973.3 G816s

Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks, Call Number: 306.874 B873s

Topgun: An American Story by Dan Pedersen, Call Number: 358.4 P371t
NOTE: The story of the founder of the Topgun Program. Find out about being a naval aviator.

War and Warfare Since 1945 by Sterling Michael Pavelec, Call Number: 355.02 P337w

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