Veterans Day Reading List

As those who follow this blog know that I love books about the military, fiction and non-fiction. In honor of Veterans Day I thought I’d post a list of books I enjoyed over the past year or two about this subject. I assume we all love to read about something which is close to our hearts, whether it’s a place, a feeling or an experience. I know I do. Non-Fiction: Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose A fas­ci­nat­ing book about the Euro­pean the­ater in World War II, as told by the men on the front lines, not a media hug­ging offi­cer or a dry his­to­rian. Ambrose cap­tures the sense of his­tory from both sides of the fence, sticks to the facts as we know them and keeps his com­ments to a minimum. Command Influence By Robert A. Shaines A cap­ti­vat­ing book in which Mr. Shaines recounts his mem­o­ries as a defend­ing lawyer in the case of The United States v. Lt. George C. Schreiber.  Lt. Schreiber was the appointed scape­goat in a trial for the mur­der of a Korean man (whose real name was never found).  Mr. Shaines, a mil­i­tary attor­ney on the Lieutenant’s defense team, was fight­ing a bat­tle which…

Win eBooks and a Kindle for the Troops
Latest Posts , Opinion / November 11, 2011

I recently got an email from Stephen Eng­land (web­site) author of Pandora’s Grave (my thoughts) about a special event this Veterans Day Weekend. Blog Tour de Troops is holding  fabulous giveaways of eBooks and a Kindle to the troops. Stop by and check them out, and help spread the word. Zohar – Man of la Book   What could be better than getting a free eBook? Why, giving one away to the men and women who have protected this country! Join us Veteran’s Day Weekend when we have a blast blog hop to dozens of authors sites where each is giving away not only an eBook to every commenter, but another one to a soldier! We’re talking bestsellers, award-winners and up and coming titles plus extra prizes! As in a Kindle giveaway Just sign up for the newsletter and we’ll point you in the right direction come November 11th all the way through the 14th. Please help us make this Memorial Day one to remember!  #supporttheauthors #supportthetroops

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