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Unico National Torrington Chapter Gift Collection

Julia Brooker Thompson Library
University of Connecticut Torrington Campus
855 University Drive
Torrington, CT 06790

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Main Number: 860-626-6820
Fax: 860-626-6817

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The following is a list of items purchased with the Unico National Torrington Chapter Gift to honor those who served in the United States Armed Services in the last five wars.



Alive day memories : home from Iraq
DS79.76 .A3924 2007

Baghdad ER
DS79.764.U6 B34 2007

Band of brothers
PN1997 .B35 2002

Flags of our fathers
PN1997.E212 F53 2007

The hurt locker
PN1997.2 .H87 2010

The invisible war
UB418.W65 I585 2012

Iwo Jima : red blood, black sand
D767.99.I9 I96 2007

Letters from Iwo Jima
PN1997.E212 L48 2007

The Messenger
PN1997 .M477 2010

The Pacific
PN1992.77 .P335 2010

Rabbit in the moon
D769.8.A6 R33 2004

The war (Ken Burns)
D811.5 .W37 2007

When I came home
UB357 .W44 2006

Wings of defeat
D792.J3 W56 2007

Zero dark thirty
PN1997.2 .Z47 2013


American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history / Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
DS79.76 .K95 2012

Called to serve : a handbook on student veterans and higher education / Florence A. Hamrick, Corey B. Rumann, and Associates.
UB357 .H36 2013

Citizen soldiers : the U.S. Army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945 / Stephen E. Ambrose
D756 .A52 1998

The coldest winter : America and the Korean War / David Halberstam.
DS919 .H35 2007

Collateral damage: America's war against Iraqi civilians / Chris Hedges, Laila Al- Arian
DS79.76 .H45 2008

The double V : how wars, protest, and Harry Truman desegregated America’s military / Rawn James.
UB418.A47 J36 2013

Drift : the unmooring of American military power / Rachel Maddow.
UA23 .M17 2013

Encyclopedia of the Korean War : a political, social, and military history / Spencer C. Tucker, editor ; Jinwung Kim ... [et al.], assistant editors ; [foreword by John S.D. Eisenhower].
DS918 .E53 2002

A few good women : America’s military women from World War I to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan / Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee.
UB418.W65 M66 2010

The First World War : a complete history / Martin Gilbert.
D521 .G57 1996

Fortunate son : the autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr.
DS559.73.U6 P85 1991

Haunted by combat : understanding PTSD in war veterans / Daryl S. Paulson and Stanley Krippner ; introduction by Jeffrey Kirkwood.
RC552.P67 P38 2010

The Korean War : a history / Bruce Cumings.
DS918 .C75 2010

The last full measure : how soldiers die in battle / Michael Stephenson.
D25.5 .S74 2012

The last of the doughboys : the forgotten generation and their forgotten world war / Richard Rubin.
D639.V48 U67 2013

The Library of Congress World War II companion / edited and with an introduction by David M. Kennedy ; Margaret E. Wagner, Linda Barrett Osborne, Susan Reyburn and staff of the Library of Congress.
D743 .W24 2007

The long way home : an American journey from Ellis Island to the Great War / David Laskin
D507 .L26 2010

Napalm : an American biography / Robert M. Neer.
UG447.65 .N44 2013

No easy day : the autobiography of a Navy SEAL : the firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama Bin Laden / Mark Owen ; with Kevin Maurer.
VG87 .O94 2012

Officer, nurse, woman : the Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War / Kara Dixon Vuic.
DS559.44 .V85 2010

On combat : the psychology and physiology of deadly conflict in war and in peace /
by Dave Grossman with Loren W. Christensen.
U22.3 .G758 2008

On killing : the psychological cost of learning to kill in war and society / Dave Grossman.
U22.3 .G76 1996

The outpost : an untold story of American valor / Jake Tapper.
DS371.4123.K36 T36 2012

Retribution : the battle for Japan, 1944-45 / Max Hastings
D767 .H353 2008

The Second World War : a complete history / Martin Gilbert.
D743 .G6334 2004

The school of hard knocks : combat leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces / Richard S. Faulkner.
D570.2 .F38 2012

The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914 / Christopher Clark.
D511 .C54 2013

The Somme : the darkest hour on the Western Front / Peter Hart
D545.S7 H378 2008

Soul repair : recovering from moral injury after war / Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini ; with Camillo Mac Bica, Herman Keizer, Jr., Pamela Lightsey, and Camilo Ernesto Mejia.
U22 .B734 2012

The things they cannot say : stories soldiers won’t tell you about what they’ve seen, done or failed to do in war / Kevin Sites.
E181 .S537 2013

Torchbearers of democracy : African American soldiers in World War I era / Chad L. Williams.
D639.N4 W497 2010

Twice heroes : America’s Nisei veterans of WWII and Korea / portraits and interviews by Tom Graves.
D753.8 .G73 2013 (oversize)

Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption / Laura Hillenbrand.
D805.J3 Z364 2010

Undaunted : the real story of America’s servicewomen in today’s military / Tanya Biank.
UB418.W65 B53 2013

The untold war : inside the hearts, minds, and souls of our soldiers / Nancy Sherman.
U22.3 .S44 2010

War / Sebastian Junger.
DS371.4123.K67 J86 2010

The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945 / by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns ; picture research by David McMahon.
D769 .W345 2007

War and the soul: healing our nation's veterans from post-traumatic stress disorder / Edward Tick
RC552 .P67T53 2005

A world undone : the story of the Great War, 1914-1918 / G.J. Meyer.
D521 .M56 2007

World War II Writings by A. J. Liebling
D811.5 .L5317 2008


To read more about the UNICO National Torrington Chapter Gift, click here. (Source: University of Connecticut Libraries, April/May 2009)

revised July 2014