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Reviewed by Sefina Hawke for Readers' Favorite
Eternally at War by Jeanette Vaughan and Captain Robert Lathrop falls into the genre of non-fictional military. This would appeal most to a mixed audience of mature young adults and adults who enjoy military memoirs. Those who serve in the military often walk away with different mentalities, some return home as warriors and others return forever changed by the horrors of war. Captain Robert “Gene” Lathrop returned from Vietnam as a decorated A-4 Skyhawk pilot, whose squadron flew more than 275 missions, completed 54,625 sorties, and dropped over 9 million tons of bombs. That amount of death and destruction damages a person and Captain Lathrop found himself seeking solace in the written word in order to not only heal, but also honor those that he served with.
Eternally at War by Jeanette Vaughan and Captain Robert Lathrop is a well-written book that truly opened my eyes to the horrors and evils of war. The authors did a wonderful job in making the book interesting, while not sugar coating the reality of war. I particularly liked the way that the authors’ detailed descriptions allowed me to create a picture in my head of what was happening. The book served not only to teach readers about war itself, but also about the brave men and women who come home from war, only to find themselves changed by what they saw and experienced. As the granddaughter of a veteran, I found that this book helped me to gain a better understanding of my grandfather and what he went through. I personally feel that this book is a necessary read for anyone with family members who are or have served in the military, as well as those considering joining the military.