Item description for Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul: Stories to Stir the Pride and Honor the Courage of Our Veterans (Chicken Soup for the Soul) by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Sidney R. Slagter...
Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul will inspire and touch any veterans and their families, and allow others to appreciate the freedom for which they fought.
A compelling collection of the true-life experiences of extraordinary men and women in every branch of service, who changed the course of history by their acts of valor in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War. Their experiences offer a glimpse of timeless history, revealing moments of compassion, bravery, respect and reverence. With chapters on Above and Beyond, The Home Front, The Front Lines, Coming Home, Healing, Brothers in Arms and Honoring Those Who Served, this collection relays heroic deeds, acts of compassion and empathy, fears confronted, and victories attained.
This is a wonderful tribute to anyone who gave in service to their country, as well as to their families.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2001
ISBN 1558749381 ISBN13 9781558749382
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More About Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Sidney R. Slagter
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Jack Canfield currently resides in Santa Barbara, in the state of California. Jack Canfield was born in 1944 and has an academic affiliation as follows - The Foundation for Self-Esteem.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Chicken Soup for the Veteran's Soul: Stories to Stir the Pride and Honor the Courage of Our Veterans (Chicken Soup for the Soul)?
Chicken Soup for the Soul Jun 27, 2007
This book is full of short stories by veteranns about veterans. I must recommend this book for anyone that has any affiliation to a veteran, simply the best, short stores from all wars and conflicts that will cause you to swell up with love and pride. This is a quick read and a must read, it certainly gave me pride to have worn the uniform. Mike - Des Moines, Iowa
Absolutely Awesome and Heartwarming Nov 30, 2006
If you never really appreciated a veteran, you definitely will after reading this book. This book has so many wonderful true stories about American veterans. Some of us never realize what they have to go through. I loved the whole book - it's hard for me to say which stories were my favorites.
I Loved It Mar 26, 2006
This book was sent to me from a dear friend and I love this book so much. I think all Veterans will love it and heck anyone should. It is a book I will cherish always!
Stirring Mar 23, 2006
This book was given to me by a good friend. He thought I, as a Vietnam vet, would identify with some of the stories. It is one of the absolutely most enjoyable books I have ever read. I even slowed down my usual reading speed to savor the stories . Each day, in the sunshine of my patio, I read two or three stories. Every story got my full attention. I even found one story about a man I knew in the army. I adamently recommend this book to any veteran.
EXCELLENT - MUST READ ! + UPDATE Mar 19, 2006
A truly wonderful book with numerous short tales about veterans. Perhaps I am prejudiced, being a retired USN radioman. These stories will uplift your spirits tremendously. Reading of the selfless actions of veterans throughout our nations history may add a new dimension to your life. What impressed me besides the shear joy of reading these stories is that each and every one was new to me. I suggest you keep some tissues nearby, this book will truly tug on your emotions. I've sent this book to 3 others so far. There's a huge series of Chicken Soup books. They all seem to be written with the same care as this one.
At the start of 2007 I had one of those V8 moments and decided to start a mission for myself. It would be pretty easy. Simply it is to hand out a copy of this marvelous book to any veterans I might run across. Just a simple "thank you for your service" gift. I carry three in my car's glove box. I usually order 10 at a time here. So far I've handed out 50 copies. I really get into this! I was beside a guy in a truck at a red light with a VietNam decal on the bumper. I yelled over and asked if it was his. When he nodded yes I asked him to pull over I wanted to give him something. He pulled into an animal vet parking lot. Give him one, he had been in the USAF. I typed up a short note and staple them inside the cover telling a little about my service and what my mission was. Now that I have blown my own horn way too much I would like to toss out an idea. How about doing a similar thing where you live? You meet the greatest folks and feel super when you've handed another one out.