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VFW Magazine June/July 2015 : Page 56

BOOK CORNER Albracht, William and Marvin J. Wolf. Abandoned in Hell: The Fight for Vietnam’s Firebase Kate. N.Y.: NAL Caliber, 2015. Bateson, John. The Last and Greatest Battle: Finding the Will, Commitment, and Strategy to End Military Suicides. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2014. Blehm, Eric. Legend: A Harrowing Story From the Vietnam War of One Green Beret’s Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines. N.Y.: Crown Publishers, 2015. Bolger, Daniel. Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. N.Y.: Houghton Miffin Harcourt, 2014. Boulton, Mark. Failing Our Veterans: The G.I. Bill and the Vietnam Generation. N.Y.: New York University Press, 2014. Burton, Antoinette. The First Anglo-Afghan Wars: A Reader. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2014. Dickon, Chris. Americans at War in Foreign Forces: A History, 1914-1945. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2014. Golembesky, Michael and John R. Bruning. Level Zero Heroes: The Story of the U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. N.Y.: St. Martin’s Press, 2014. Greenblatt, Mark Lee. Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front. Boulder, Colo.: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2014. Gutierrez, Edward A. Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Service. Lawrence, Kan.: University of Kansas Press, 2014. Hart, Peter. Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2014. Murphy, Kevin C. Inside the Bataan Death March. Jefferson, N.C.: MacFarland, 2014. Nester, William R. The French and Indian War and the Conquest of New France. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma, 2014. Schrijvers, Peter. Those Who Hold Bastogne: The True Story of the Soldiers and Civilians Who Fought in the Biggest Battle of the Bulge. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2014. Schultz, Howard and Rajiv Sites, Kevin. Swimming with Warlords. N.Y.: Harper Perennial, 2014. Sweatmon, Robert. Five Four Whiskey: A Memory of War. Yardley, Pa.: Westholme Publishing, 2014. The Vietnam: 50 Years Ago—Two Countries Torn. Des Moines, Iowa: LIFE Books, 2014. Tillman, Barrett. Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler’s War Machine. Washington, D.C.: Regnery History, 2014. Van Ells, Mark D. America and World War I: A Traveler’s Guide. Northampton, Mass.: Interlink Publishing, 2014. Viggiani, Elisabetta. Talking Stones: The Politics of Memorialization in Post-Confict Northern Ireland. N.Y.: Berghahn Books, 2014. Zoglin, Richard. Hope: Entertainer of the Century. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, 2014. Reunions Wisconsin LST: Harvey Lewis (920) 296-0551, hclewis47@yahoo.com continued from page 54 mrgilholey@msn.com USS Lenawee APA-195: Joe Bieluch (860) 806-4407, jbieluch@sbcglobal.net USS Manatee AO-58: Rick Bari (281) 973-9027, rick.bari@gmail.com USS Markab AR-23/AD-21: Paul Beyer (319) 327-4165, pbeyer70@hotmail.com USS Mars AFS-1: Joseph Rydzewski (215) 723-6399, jwrydzewski@verizon.net USS McCandles FF-1084: John Capron (914) 419-9756, JCap02@aol.com USS Mountrail APA-213: Don DiCoio (973) 725-1974, dicoio44@aol.com USS Oak Hill LSD-7/51: Raylah Holm (509) 607-9021, raylah@aol.com USS Passumpsic AO-107: Bob Brockman (936) 646-5086, brockman@eastex.net USS Rasher SS/SSR/AGSS-269: Richard Moore (804) 815-0730, driferpolit@cox.net USS Takelma ATF-113: Dick Schreifels (651) 455-1876 USS Thetis Bay CVE-90/CVHA-1/LPH-6: Dennis Moss (320) 630-1926, drmoss@ecenet.com USS Thompson DD-627/DMS-38: William Luttig (402) 393-5178, williamluttig@cox.net USS Tortuga LSD-26/LSD-46: Roger Harbison (309) 364-2904, reh@mchsi.com USS Tunny SSN-682: Warren Branges (619) 971-8292, tunny.reunion.2015@gmail.com USS Warrington DD-843: Michael Zippert (443) 904-4098, mazippe@netzero.net USS Washoe County LST-1165: David Steenbergen (303) 470-1187, dsteenbergen1165@gmail.com USS Worden DLG/CG-18: Dennis Royer (717) 733-9223, ldg18@dejazzd.com USS Yellowstone AD-27: Paul Bowen bowp@centurylink.net USS Yorktown CV-10, 1943-70: Alix Adams (843) 849-1928, worktowncv10association@gmail.com VA-65: Steve Brinker (765) 345-9302 VR-21: Bob Parten (360) 676-1339 VR-22: John Herber (804) 561-4122 VS-21 1952-72: Jeff Weisel (760) 612-4376, jsweisel@yahoo.com PROPOSED 532nd Signal Co.: Loyal McCammond (530) 228-5777, mccammonds@yahoo.com 109th Trans. Co., Ludwigsburg, Germany, 1958-70: Dewey Braden (262) 388-1905, deweybraden@yahoo.com Disbursing Ofce, Dong Ha, Vietnam 1967-68: Roberto Pachecano (210) 385-1154, azteckin@aol.com 408th Munitions Maint. Sqdn.: Jim Snyder (319) 350-8586, snyder1941@gmail.com Plt. 2001 MCRD, San Diego 1961: George Kudlinski (618) 997-3191, polishprince@frontier.com Claims continued from page 54 Tan Son Nhat to verify boots on the ground to substantiate and Agent Orange medical claim. – Ronald D. Eckerman (319) 235-0837, creckerman@mchsi.com K Co., 3rd Bn., 9th Marines, July 1968-69 – Seeking Terry “Cop” Hale to verify leg wound on March 17, 1969 at FSB Cunningham to substantiate medical claim. – Adam “Wally” Mackow (908) 995-9191, abmackow@verizon.net Plt. 106, January – March, 1965 – Seeking anyone who served with me to verify I was hit in the face during hand-to-hand combat training and spent three days in the hospi-tal before returning to the platoon. – Carl F. Warren (302) 378-4248, dustydan@juno.com MNCB-1, 1982-89 – Seeking anyone who served with me to substantiate tinnitus, arthritis, high blood pressure and coronary artery medical claims. – Terry Lynn Turner (937) 367-7035 USS Enterprise CVA/N-65, November 1963 – August 1965 – Seeking anyone who served with me to substanti-ate various medical claims. – Joseph Franic Ellmer (610) 642-1125, jfesoware@earthlink.net 56 • VFW  • JUNE/JULY 2015

Book Corner

Albracht, William and Marvin J. Wolf.

Abandoned in Hell: The Fight for Vietnam’s Firebase Kate. N.Y.: NAL Caliber, 2015.

Bateson, John. The Last and Greatest Battle: Finding the Will, Commitment, and Strategy to End Military Suicides. N. Y.: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Blehm, Eric. Legend: A Harrowing Story From the Vietnam War of One Green Beret’s Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines. N.Y.: Crown Publishers, 2015.

Bolger, Daniel. Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. N.Y.: Houghton Miffin Harcourt, 2014.

Boulton, Mark. Failing Our Veterans: The G.I. Bill and the Vietnam Generation. N.Y.: New York University Press, 2014.

Burton, Antoinette. The First Anglo- Afghan Wars: A Reader. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2014.

Dickon, Chris. Americans at War in Foreign Forces: A History, 1914-1945.

Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2014.

Golembesky, Michael and John R. Bruning. Level Zero Heroes: The Story of the U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. N.Y.: St. Martin’s Press, 2014.

Greenblatt, Mark Lee. Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front. Boulder, Colo.: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2014.

Gutierrez, Edward A. Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Service.

Lawrence, Kan.: University of Kansas Press, 2014.

Hart, Peter. Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Murphy, Kevin C. Inside the Bataan Death March. Jefferson, N.C.: MacFarland, 2014.

Nester, William R. The French and Indian War and the Conquest of New France. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma, 2014.

Schrijvers, Peter. Those Who Hold Bastogne: The True Story of the Soldiers and Civilians Who Fought in the Biggest Battle of the Bulge. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2014.

Schultz, Howard and Rajiv Sites, Kevin.

Swimming with Warlords. N.Y.: Harper Perennial, 2014.

Sweatmon, Robert. Five Four Whiskey: A Memory of War. Yardley, Pa.: Westholme Publishing, 2014.

The Vietnam: 50 Years Ago—Two Countries Torn. Des Moines, Iowa: LIFE Books, 2014.

Tillman, Barrett. Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler’s War Machine. Washington, D. C.: Regnery History, 2014.

Van Ells, Mark D. America and World War I:

A Traveler’s Guide. Northampton, Mass.: Interlink Publishing, 2014.

Viggiani, Elisabetta. Talking Stones:

The Politics of Memorialization in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland. N.Y.: Berghahn Books, 2014.

Zoglin, Richard. Hope: Entertainer of the Century. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, 2014.

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John W. Ellis, M.D.

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