CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. THE WARRIOR SPIRIT

Freedom Village James F. Murphy Jr.

The Code Talkers Bruce Watson

That Old Man Down the Street Emerson D. Moran

The Postcard Rocky Bleier with David Eberhart

The Harbinger Bill Walker

The Final Battle Senator Daniel Inouye

Wiggle Your Toes! Walter W. Scott

“Go, Gunfighter, Go!” General Colin L. Powell

2. UNDER FIRE

Against the Odds Elgin Staples

Sergeant Mills John D. Governale

The True Face of Humanity Thomas Lafayette Pool

One Hell of a Plan Ronald C. Williams

The Altar Boy Richard H. Kiley

The Vision Paul Charlillo

Boom Boom James R. Morgan

Prepare to Ditch Jack Black as told to Patricia Black

Christmas in Korea Larry Ebsch

Help from an Unexpected Source Dr. Lester F. Rentmeester

3. ABOVE AND BEYOND

Blind and Alone over North Korea Kenneth A. Schechter

Do Not Resuscitate Diane Carlson Evans, R.N.

Colonel Maggie and the Blind Veteran Susan M. Christiansen

The Stuff They Don’t Give Medals For Tim Watts

The Valley Barry Vonder Mehden

The Mitzvah Arnold Geier

Nurse Penny Ernest L. Webb

The Four Chaplains The Chapel of Four Chaplains

4. ON THE FRONT LINES

My Most Memorable Christmas Gene DuVall

To Any Service Member Nick Hill

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Diana Dwan Poole

Hot Lips Philip Weiner

Lord of the Chinese Flies Akira B. Chikami

A Show of Strength Ivan W. Marion

Stalag Las Vegas Robert D. Reeves

The Greatest Compliment Thomas D. Phillips

Operation Chow Down Richard Oakley

Amina’s Way Barbara K. Sherer as told to Sharon Linnéa

Morse Code Bernard Belasco

The Twelfth Man Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn

5. THE HOME FRONT

Bob “March Field” Hope Bob Hope with Melville Shavelson

A Flag of Any Size Stacy Havlik McAnulty

Too Young to Understand Barbara Sue Canale

I Have the Coffee On Susan Grady Bristol

The “Super Gunner” Benedict Yedlin

Love Letters Sarah H. Giachino

The Gift of Hope Bill Livingstone

6. BROTHERS IN ARMS

A Joyful Noise Everett Alvarez Jr.

More Than Brothers William C. Newton as told to Bill Newton Jr.

The Watch Bill Walker

Honor Bound Jack Moskowitz

Combat Boots Watts Caudill

The Nine Days Walter F. Peters

Grandpa’s Apple Pie Heather L. Shepherd

Fellow Marines Edward Andrusko

7. COMING HOME

Luther’s Lumber Joe Edwards

The Cabbie Robert L. Schneider

Back to the World Arthur B. Wiknik Jr.

Wounded George W. Saumweber

Reunion on the Dock Margaret Brown Marks

The Most Beautiful Man in the World I. Kaufman

A Soldier Remembers David R. Kiernan

Kids from Mars Joe Kirkup

The Tradition Antonio Camisa

The Light Patricia S. Laye

8. HONORING THOSE WHO SERVED

The Visit Tre’ M. Barron

A Monumental Task Jan Craig Scruggs

A Voice in the Dark Connie Stevens

The Doorman Jean P. Brody

The Cub Scout Robert A. Hall

The Waiting Room Michael Manley

Pie in the Sky Doug Sterner

A Daughter’s Letter Rani Nicola

Former Enemies Reverend Peter Baldwin Panagore

9. HEALING

The Search for “Shorts” Marta J. Sweek

Return to Hoa Quan Village Robert R. Amon Jr.

You’re Never Alone on a Mission Julie Beth Kink

Sunglasses Stephen C. Klink

The Honey Man Robin Lim

Just Like Me Jerold S. Ewen

Ebony and Ivory Karen L. Waldman

10. REMEMBRANCE

Remembrance Day Christine Ann Maxwell-Osborn

Let Them in, Peter John Gorka

When Winter Was Warm Storm Stafford

Stars and Stripes from Odds and Ends John Carlson

Sweet-Pea Summers Susan Arnett-Hutson

History Paul F. Reid

American Eagles D. W. Jovanovic

Windows for Remy Frank Perkins

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Sidney R. Slagter?

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