Book of the Month

Each month, the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Gift Shop features a “Book of the Month”.  This monthly feature will receive a 10% discount and will come with an ASOM bookmark.  When possible, the books will be signed by the author.

December Book of the Month

The Soldier’s Night Before Christmas” by Trish Holland and Christine Ford with Illustrations by John Manders

The perfect Christmas book for military families and anyone with loved ones serving overseas.

One Christmas Eve at a military barracks in the Middle East, some homesick soldiers are paid a visit by Sergeant McClaus, the Santa of Soldiers. This lively and poignant tale is inspired by Clement C. Moore’s classic yuletide poem.

“Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the base

Only sentries were stirring — they guarded the place.

The soldiers were sleeping and snoring away

As they dreamed of ‘back home’ on good Christmas Day…”

Previous Books of the Month:

November: Hue 1968by Mark Bowden

October:  Rosie’s Riveting Recipes”  by Daniela Turudich

September:  “Tiger Hunters by Col. Douglas C. Dillard