Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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On December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day,  you may want to remember our World War II heroes by reading a biography of their experiences.  Check out one of these titles or call you reader advisor at 1-800-426-0709 for additional books on WW II.

DB 68497 “Battleship Oklahoma, BB-37″  by Jeff Phister

DB 71404 “Helmet for my Pillow: From Paris Island to the Pacific:  a Young Marine’s Stirring Account of Combat in World War II” by Robert Leckie

DB 70931 “Hero of the Pacific:  The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone” by James Brady

DB 67168 “The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander” by Alton Keith Gilbert

DB 73940 “Quiet Hero:  Secrets From My Father’s Past” by Rita Crosby

DB 72129 “Unbroken:  A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand  (biography of Louis Zamperini)

DB 70321 “Masters and Commanders” by Andrew Roberts (biography of Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and their army chiefs of staff)