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Have A Safe And Thoughtful Memorial Day Weekend

by Kimberly A. Cook                 (Twitter@    WarriorTales)

This Friday I wanted to let you know about an amazing place called Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. While most folks know the iconic images of this hallowed ground, to me it’s the honor and reverence by The Old Guard (3d US Infantry Regiment) and the cemetery staff that most folks don’t see that is truly respectful. 126 more words

Military

War Stories - Remember

In 2003, I toured the country of Ukraine interviewing hundreds of World War II veterans and survivors. Their stories became the backbone of my recently finished novel. 1,941 more words

Fiction

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?

“War … it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents.” — Joseph Heller, “Catch-22″

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I’ve written elsewhere that I lost my innocence during the war in Viet Nam. 1,614 more words

All the Light We Cannot See

There are admittedly a lot of novels written around the Second World War. The monstrous actions of many countries seem to have captured our imagination as the ultimate example of what humanity is capable of. 257 more words

Talking Books

War Stories 8 (April 2015)

This issue of War Stories, with Ennis exploring the dynamics of the German tankies and their civilian charges while hiding from Russians invading Germany, it’s essential war comics reading. 157 more words

Garth Ennis

Flash Fiction - May 1943

Two soldiers creep swiftly between war-torn ruins, fingers on triggers. Their alertness is a front, as they are both certain the dismal grey town is utterly deserted, of Nazis or otherwise. 601 more words

Amy L Moreland

Prince of Afghanistan

Louis Nowra

Allen and Unwin

ISBN 9781743314821

Published: April 2015

RRP:  $16.99

Reviewer: Debbie Berger

Set in war time Afghanistan in Taliban territory, this book tells the story of Australian soldier, Corporal Mark Hollis and an army sniffer dog, Prince. 228 more words

Young Adult