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Veterans Day
A Select Bibliography of Resources at Palomar College Library


Additional veteran- and military-related websites may be found on the Library's Military Science & History ( page.

History of Veterans Day: U.S. Army Center of Military History

Smithsonian National Museum of American History: The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

Veterans Day (Department of Veteran Affairs)

VFW: Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans History Project: The Library of Congress


The books listed below may be found at Palomar College Library; for location and additional information about each title, click the blue hyperlink. Search our catalog for related books or search the catalogs of other libraries.

RC550 .A74 2006
Armstrong, K. (2006). Courage after fire: Coping strategies for troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. Berkeley, CA: Ulysses.

DS921.6 .B44 1988
Berry, H. (1988). Hey Mac, where ya been?: Living memories of the U.S. Marines in the Korean War. New York: St. Martin's Press.

RC552.P67 C652 2006
Coleman, P. (2006). Flashback: Posttraumatic stress disorder, suicide, and the lessons of war. Boston: Beacon Press.

VE25 .C65 C653 2002
Collins, J. (2002). My father's war: A memoir. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows.

D639 .M56 H36 2006
Hanson, N. (2006). Unknown soldiers: The story of the missing of the First World War. New York: Knopf.

DS79.76 .W49 2006
Jarecki, E. (2006). Why we fight [Motion picture]. Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

D744.55 .M38 2005
Mathews, T. (2005). Our Fathers' war: Growing up in the shadow of the greatest generation. New York: Broadway Books.

DS79.76 .R535 2006
Ricks, T.E. (2006). Fiasco: The American military adventure in Iraq. New York: Penguin.

DS559.73 .U6 S26 2004
Scott, W.J. (2004). Vietnam veterans since the war: The politics of PTSD, agent orange, and the national memorial. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.


The full-text of these articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlink. Find additional articles in the EBSCOhost Military & Government Collection or in another online database. Passwords are required for off-campus access to these databases.

Katel, P. (2007, August 31). Wounded veterans. CQ Researcher, 17(30), 697-720. Retrieved November 1, 2007, from CQ Researcher database.

MacLean, A. (2008, Summer). The Cold War and modern memory: Veterans reflect on military service. Journal of Political & Military Sociology, 36(1), 103-130. Retrieved November 7, 2008, from EBSCO Host (Academic Search Premier) database.

Mahtesian, C. (2006, July). Veterans in vogue. Government Executive, 38(11), 72.  Retrieved October 18, 2006, from EBSCO Host (MasterFILE Premier) database.

Streisand, B. (2006, October 9). Treating war's toll on the mind. U.S. News & World Report, 141(13), 55-62.  Retrieved October 18, 2006, from EBSCO Host (Military & Government Collection) database.

Triplett, W. (2004, November 19). Treatment of veterans. CQ Researcher, 14(41), 973-976.  Retrieved October 18, 2006, from CQ Researcher database.

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