Experiencing World Peace
This true story, from an Iraqi veteran, is not only historical but also a primer on leadership, be it in a military or civilian setting, under extraordinary circumstances. It shows that one person can make a difference and how to lead a military or corporate organization in a dangerous arena.
Leo Foster worked for a lumber company by day and was a musician at night. Called to serve in the Wisconsin National Guard in 1917, he was sent to France as a bugler to fight with the 32nd Division. During the Second Battle of the Marne, he was severely injured and was listed as killed in action. His family received the announcement from the War Department only to be told days later by Red Cross telegram that he was alive and in a hospital. This is his story as told through his letters.
The first children's book (we believe) written and illustrated about the POW/MIA experience.
From 2007 to 2008, Major Mike Banzet, an Air Force pilot, was on the ground in Baghdad, embedded with new Iraqi Air Force. Every day for a year, he was surrounded by men that we had blown up, shot down, and killed their friends and co-workers. But when the Iraqis talked about the Americans, do you what they called us? The "Friendly Side". This is the award winning story of why.
Long Journeys Home explores the veteran experience of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. It examines and dissects the various myths that have grown up around each of these wars. Author Michael D. Gambone compares and contrasts the basic elements of each narrative, including the factors that influenced the decision to enlist, the impact of combat on life after the war, the struggles of postwar economic adjustment, and participation in (or withdrawal from) social and political activism.
Chuck Hagel supported the war. His brother Tom Hagel hated it. And in the jungles of Vietnam each was destined to save the other's life.
Heartwarming, heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting stories of heroic dogs rescuing men, women and children around the world!
WWI veteran: William Frederick Weir. He served with the American Field Service, Special Services Unit 649, with the American Expeditionary Forces in the First Division. William received three commendations for “bravery in the line of duty”.
Syllables of Rain by D.S. Lliteras While two Vietnam veterans embark on a spiritual journey together to confront their war-time pasts, they discover that they must also struggle to claim a future with the women they love. "Syllables of Rain is a poetic novel of pure genius by novelist and poet D.S. Lliteras....My favorite kind of Vietnam War book is short, poetical, and filled with hard-fought truth....This is that book. D.S. Lliteras brings his unique genius to bear on the world of the Vietnam War veteran.”—The VVA Veteran