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Book Sources: Wars & Conflicts
- A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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Archives of Memory: A Soldier Recalls World War II by
Call Number: D811 .H648 1990
"Alice's tape recorded interviews with her husband over a period of ten years are the basic material of the study, which compares the events as recounted in the first phase of the interviews with later accounts of the same experiences and with the written records of his company as well as the memories of fellow soldiers and the evidence of photographs and other documents."
Blood of Spain: An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War by
Call Number: DP269.F842 B6
"Conversations taped between June 1973 and May 1975 with more than three hundred survivors of the Spanish Civil War provide a chronological account of the fratricidal struggle, which brought violence and desperation to every family in Spain."
Carrier Warfare in the Pacific by
Call Number: D769.45 .C37 1993
"Capturing the times when lives and victory were in peril, this book records the exploits of the men who fought in WWII in the air and on the sea, including pilots and air crewmen of carrier squadrons, officers and men of the ship's company, and admirals and their staffs. Compelling personal accounts."
Crisis in the Pacific by
Call Number: D767.4 .A845 1996
The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men who Fought Them
Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China by
Call Number: DS777.533.W65 L5 2010
"This collection of annotated oral histories records the personal stories of twenty Chinese women who lived in the wartime capital of Chongqing during China's War of Resistance against Japan during World War II."
Everything We Had by
Call Number: DS559.5 .E88 1981
An Oral History of the Vietnam War by thirty-three American soldiers who fought it
In the Combat Zone by
Call Number: DS559.8.W6 M37 1987
An Oral History of American Women in Vietnam, 1966-1975
Leading the Way: How Vietnam Veterans Rebuilt the U.S. Military by
Call Number: E745 .S26 1993
"The first half of the book makes for disturbing reading as veterans recall the racial tensions, drug abuse and antiauthoritarianism that crippled the spirit of the U.S. military establishment in the '60s and '70s; but the second half, dealing with the mechanics of reenergizing the forces and the successful operations in Grenada, Panama and the Persian Gulf, is upbeat." Publishers Weekly
No Shining Armor: The Marines at War in Vietnam by
Call Number: DS558.4 .N6 1992
"This oral history covers the experiences of numerous members of one Marine battalion, in which the author served and which he considers representative of the infantry experience in Vietnam." Publishers Weekly
Politics of Illusion: The Bay of Pigs Invasion Reexamined by
Call Number: F1788 .P575 1999
"Blight and Kornbluh provide a thorough and perceptive context for the discussions held at the meetings, transcripts of the actual sessions, a selection of the main documents discussed by the participants, and a discussion of the implications of the participants' conclusions for current U.S.-Cuban relations."
The Atlantic War Remembered by
Call Number: D811.A2 A73 1990
"Historic roles are relived by twenty-eight men and women who helped defeat Hitler's juggernaut in World War 2, ranging from the U-boat-plagued convoys, to the beaches of North Africa and Normandy, to the Big Three conference at Yalta. Firsthand accounts of the war in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, and English Channel, offering fresh behind-the-scenes details and perspectives about the famous and not-so-famous events that led to the victory in Europe. "
The Korean War: Pusan to Chosin: An Oral History by
Call Number: DS918 .K53 1985
"This book brings to life one of the most bitter and inglorious conflicts in american history. Drawing on his interviews with hundreds of veterans of Korea, Knox masterfully weaves personal stories with military records to create a vivid, day-by-day chronicle of the war’s first savage months of fighting"
The Korean War: Uncertain Victory: An Oral History by
Call Number: DS918 .K534 1988
"The second and concluding volume of the late Knox's oral history of the 1950-53 war, this covers the last two and a half years with quotes from letters, diaries and interviews interspersed with brief summaries of unfolding events."
With only the Will to Live by
Call Number: Online - EBSCO
Accounts of Americans in Japanese prison camps, 1941-1945
"A harrowing compilation of accounts from survivors of Japanese POW camps in the eastern Pacific." Kirkus Reviews
The Bad War by
Call Number: DS559.5 .W55 1987
An Oral History of the Vietnam War
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