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Amputations During the Civil War

Written By: Kendra Lamer

Qualifications for Civil War Doctors

Medical practices during the civil war prompted a change in how medical professionals were evaluated and prompted an increase in medical technology. 815 more words

Science & Technology

The Innocents (2016, aka Les Innocentes)

Synopsis:

In Poland right after World War II, a French physician (Lou de Laage, The Wait) discovers a Catholic convent filled with pregnant nuns. 268 more words

Drama

The Civil War

The Civil War by David Fisher

recommended by Bryan

To my surprise, I enjoyed this book. It offers an overview of the American Civil War that begins with John Brown and ends with the assassination of President Lincoln. 64 more words

Nonfiction

Mrs. Miniver (1942)

Synopsis:

A middle-class English family (The Minivers) struggle to have a normal life during the difficult first years of World War II. The Minivers go through many ups and downs, but the family is held together thanks to the strength and courage of Mrs. 594 more words

Classic Era

American Sniper

American Sniper by Chris Kyle

recommended by Caden

This book tells the tale of Navy Seal Chris Kyle and his experiences serving overseas. It is packed with informative writing and an inside look into the life of one of the United States’ deadliest operator. 43 more words

Nonfiction

The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

recommended by Cheyanne

Tim O’Brien survived the Vietnam War and, at the age of 43, decided to write a novel about his and The Alpha Company’s experiences. 125 more words

Historical Fiction