MEHS recommends Veteran’s Day books

Fatima Duran

Morton East’s Knowledge Center (library) and teachers recommend the following books on exercises and experiences during wartime.  Feel free to check them out there — or at your local library!

  • The Women Who Wrote the War by Nancy Caldwell Sorell (WW2)
  • Flyboys by James Bradley (WW2)
  • Flags of our Fathers  by James Bradley (WW2)
  • War’s End:  An Eyewitness Account of America’s Last Atomic Mission by Charles W. Sweeney USAF and James A. Antonucci
  • Valhalla’s Wake:  The Ira, MI6, and the Assassination of a Young American by John Loftus and Emily Mclntyre
  • The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien (Vietnam War)
  • Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers (Vietnam War)
  • Hiroshima by John Hersey (WW2)
  • If I Die in a Combat Zone by Tim O’Brien (Vietnam War)
  • The Terrorist’s Son:  A Story of Choice by Zak Ebrahim (War on Terror)
  • From Baghdad With Love:  A Dog, A Marine, and the Love that Saved Them by Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman, USMC with Melinda Roth and Tom McCarthy (War in Iraq)
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Night by Elie Wiesel (WW2)
  • Hitler Youth by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl