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Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery: Where War Comes Home (2014)

by Robert M. Poole(Favorite Author)
4.27 of 5 Votes: 1
1620402939 (ISBN13: 9781620402931)
Bloomsbury USA
review 1: This was a very interesting book on the history and emotional stories of Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery. It was eye opening as to the shear number of service members lost in recent wars and the wide range of circumstances that brought them to rest in Section 60. The author, Robert M. Poole, did much research on the topic and put that data together with interviews to create a very interesting book.
review 2: I won SECTION 60: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY: WHERE WAR COMES HOME, by Robert M. Poole as a GoodReads give away. I really enjoyed reading this book. It was very interesting and gave quite a bit of information about Arlington Cemetery, as well as the stories of some of our service men and women who are buried there. The book was well written to be i
... morenteresting and emotional but not a tear-jerker. The statistics were very much eye opening as to the sheer number of casualties our armed services have suffered. I especially liked the section describing the hours of practice and preparations which go into the funerals honoring this country's fallen warriors. Mr. Poole very successfully mixed factual data and personal accounts from interviews with family members, friends, co workers of the fallen warriors. This is definitely a good choice for any one interested in history, or in knowing more about Arlington. less
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A very good book. I did see a HBO Doc. that showcased a few of the people in the book.
Very moving. Wish I had read this book before visiting Arlington National Cemetery.
Wonder book and makes me want to make a trip back to ANC!
keep a box of tissue on hand. you will need it.
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