Philip J. Caputo's memories of the sixteen months he served in Vietnam, from 1965-66, and the emotional devastation he suffered from it, written a decade after his return home.
Code Name Pauline
by Pearl Witherington Cornioley; Kathryn J. Atwood
Call Number: B CORNIOLEY
Publication Date: 2013-08-01
World War II resistance fighter Pearl Witherington Cornioley describes her experiences as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE).
by Robert A. Gormly
Call Number: B GORMLY
Publication Date: 2010-08-03
Relates the life of Navy SEAL Captain Robert A. Gormly, discussing his career in the Navy, his two tours of duty in Vietnam, and his missions in the Persian Gulf.
The Heart and the Fist
by Eric Greitens
Call Number: B GREITENS
Publication Date: 2012-04-10
A memoir in which Eric Greitens discusses how his desire to make a difference led him to the world's trouble spots where he worked to serve and sick, poor, and displaced, explains his decision to join the Navy SEALS to protect the weak, and discusses how the lessons he learned in humanitarianism affected his missions in Kenya, Thailand, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
by Chris Kyle; Scott McEwen; Jim DeFelice
Call Number: B KYLE
Publication Date: 2013-01-29
Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL, recounts his life and military experiences, discusses his record for the most career sniper kills in United States military history and the bounty placed on his head by Iraqi insurgents, provides an eye-witness account of war in Iraq, shares the strains of war on his marriage and family, and honors his fellow soldiers.
No Easy Day
by Mark Owen; Kevin Maurer
Call Number: B OWEN
Publication Date: 2012-09-04
A memoir of a former member of Navy SEAL Team 6 about his career in the military, including his firsthand account of the successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden.
Sailors in the Sky
by Jack Sauter; Edward Peary Stafford (Foreword by)
Call Number: B SAUTER
Publication Date: 2011-11-01
The story of the author's experiences as a navy air crewman aboard an aircraft carrier during the Korean War.
by Clint Van Winkle
Call Number: B VAN WINKLE
Publication Date: 2009-03-03
Former Marine Sergeant Clint Van Winkle describes his experiences of serving as an Amphibious Assault Vehicle section leader in Iraq, as well as his struggles with post-traumatic stress, flashbacks, and nightmares after he returned home.
I Am a Seal Team Six Warrior
by Howard E. Wasdin; Stephen Templin
Call Number: B WASDIN
Publication Date: 2012-04-24
Howard Wasdin reflects on his life and military career, discussing his difficult childhood, training, goal to become a member of Navy SEAL Team Six, experiences during the Battle of Mogadishu, and more.
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