Book Reviews

Reviews of books by MWSA members. Reviews appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent review posted appearing first.
Note: Some older reviews are being reposted to this site and those will appear out of order.

Legends Live On: Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras

A fascinating look at the challenges of war, duty and parental responsibilities through the eyes of a nurse who lived it and the gut wrenching decisions that must be made by the countries leadership.

Legends Live On: Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras
by R. Samuel Baty
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Don Helin

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1491703873

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Baty, R. Samuel

Red Markers, Close Air Support for the Vietnamese Airborne, 1962-1975

Vietnam! Close air support units were vital to operations. This is their story and history.

Red Markers, Close Air Support for the Vietnamese Airborne, 1962-1975
by Gary Willis
Book Category: History
Reviewed by: Joe Epley

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0985923113

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Willis, Gary

In the Shadow of a Mountain: A Soldier's Struggle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Any life well lived deserves to be remembered. Ms. Daigneault's tribute to her father will ensure this story will live on for decades.

In the Shadow of a Mountain: A Soldier's Struggle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
by Susan Dahlgren Daigneault
Book Category: Biography
Reviewed by: Sandra Miller Linhart

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): B00GP01VDY

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Daigneault, Susan Dahlgren

Bean Camp to Briar Patch-Life in the POW Camps of Korea and Vietnam

Excellently researched book about enemy prisoner of war camps in the Korean and Vietnamese Wars. Definitely a must for anyone interested in the history of war and the treatment of prisoners.

Bean Camp to Briar Patch-Life in the POW Camps of Korea and Vietnam
by John Powers
Book Category: History
Reviewed by: Bob Doerr

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0615427316

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Powers, John N.

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