Remembering Our Soldiers (2014)

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I'm Staying with My Boys: The Heroic Life of Sgt. John Basilone, USMC
Jim Proser,Jerry Cutter

BIOGRAPHY BASILONE

A firsthand look inside the life of one of the greatest heroes of the Greatest Generation. He was the only Marine in World War II to have received the Medal of Honor, the Navy Cross, and a Purple Heart, and is arguably the most famous Marine of all time.


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Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan
Sean Parnell,John Bruning

BIOGRAPHY PARNELL

A lieutenant’s gripping, personal account of the legendary U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan.


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Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War
Kayla Williams

BIOGRAPHY WILLIAMS

Documents the marriage of two Iraq War veterans to describe the impact of the author’s husband’s brain injury on their relationship, their shared efforts to overcome post-traumatic stress.


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Give Me Tomorrow: The Korean War's Greatest Untold Story--The Epic Stand of the Marines of George Company
Patrick K. O'Donnell

HISTORY MILITARY KOREAN ODO

Offers the remarkable, but forgotten, story of George Company during the Korean War, an outfit of hastily trained green soldiers that faced an entire division of Chinese troops on the frozen tundra of Chosin Reservoir.


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Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Eric Blehm

HISTORY MILITARY MIDEAST BLE

Chronicles the life of Navy SEAL Team Six operator Adam Brown, a man whose heroism and devotion still stand as a beacon to his friends and family, even after his death in the Afghan Hindu Kush mountains in 2010.


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WAR
Sebastian Junger

HISTORY MILITARY MIDEAST JUN

In WAR Sebastian Junger gives breathtaking insight into the truths of war—the fear, the honor, and the trust among men.


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No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy Seal: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
Mark Owen,Kevin Maurer

HISTORY MILITARY MIDEAST OWE

The first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moment.


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Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America Forgot
Philip Keith

HISTORY MILITARY VIETNAM KEI

Documents the daring March 1970 campaign by the Blackhorse Regiment to rescue an infantry unit that was surrounded and outnumbered by Northern Vietnamese forces, and describes the thirty-year effort to formally commend their bravery.


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The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War
Richard Rubin

HISTORY MILITARY WW1 RUB

Interviews with the last remaining World War I veterans, aged 101 to 113, paint a picture of a time and a generation that, despite memorials and history lessons, is quickly fading away.


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D-Day Illustrated Edition: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
Stephen E. Ambrose

HISTORY MILITARY WW2 AMB

Now illustrated with an extraordinary collection of over 125 photos, Stephen E. Ambrose’s D-Day is the definitive history of World War II’s most pivotal battle, June 6, 1944, the day that changed the course of history.


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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Laura Hillenbrand

HISTORY MILITARY WW2 HIL

Relates the story of a U.S. airman who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, was rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the war.


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Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War
Dale Maharidge

HISTORY MILITARY WW2 MAH

After his father dies, a journalist embarks on a quest to understand why his father was always fascinated by a photograph of himself and another soldier taken on Okinawa, and why the man never spoke of his war experiences.


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Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II
Adam Makos,Marcus Brotherton

HISTORY MILITARY WW2 MAK

Based on interviews with veterans and unpublished memoirs tells the true stories of twenty marines during World War II, from the attacks on Pearl Harbor through Guadalcanal, Okinawa, and their return home after V-J Day.


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Gettysburg: The Last Invasion
Allen C. Guelzo

HISTORY US CIVWAR GUE

The award-winning author presents a vivid 150th anniversary account of the legendary Civil War battle from the perspectives of ordinary soldiers.


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The Temporary Gentleman
Sebastian Barry

BARRY

Documenting his military life and world travels, Irishman Jack McNulty reflects on his experiences as a World War II soldier, an engineer, and a UN observer while analyzing his tempestuous marriage to the beautiful Mai Kirwan.


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The Aftermath
Rhidian Brook

BROOK

Assigned to oversee the reconstruction of Hamburg in the tumultuous year following World War II, Colonel Lewis Morgan grieves the loss of his son while living with his family in the home of a German widower.


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Wake: A Novel
Anna Hope

HOPE

Anna Hope’s brilliant debut novel unfolds over the course of five days, as three women must deal with the aftershocks of World War I and its impact on the men in their lives.


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Redeployment
Phil Klay

KLAY

A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival.


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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
Karl Marlantes

MARLANTES

Lieutenant Waino Mellas and his fellow Marines venture into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and fight their way into manhood, confronting external obstacles as well as racial tension, competing ambitions, and underhanded officers.


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Lark and Termite
Jayne Anne Phillips

PHILLIPS

Lark, her brother Termite, their mother Lola, and Termite’s soldier father, Robert Leavitt, must deal with family secrets, ghosts, and the repercussions of the Korean War on their personal relationships in 1950s West Virginia.


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A Star for Mrs. Blake
April Smith

SMITH

Meeting for the first time for a shared pilgrimage to France to visit the graves of their World War I soldier sons, an Irish maid, a chicken farmer’s wife, a Boston socialite, a former tennis star, and a librarian meet a brutally scarred journalist before confronting a shocking secret.


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The First of July: A Novel
Elizabeth Speller

SPELLER

Follows the lives of four very different men—Frank, Benedict, Jean-Batiste, and Harry—as their fates converge on the most terrible and destructive day of World War I, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.


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The Secret of Raven Point: A Novel
Jennifer Vanderbes

VANDERBES

Volunteering as a World War II Army nurse after receiving a letter from her missing-in-action soldier brother, Juliet finds her search hindered by field hospital work and the court-martial of a wounded deserter who may hold answers.


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