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Wright, James Edward, 1939-
Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them / James Wright
Alternate Title America's wars and those who fought them
1st ed
New York : PublicAffairs, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E745 .W75 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History, Military -- 20th century
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century
Subject(s) Veterans -- United States
War and society -- United States
Physical Description viii, 351 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-334) and index
Contents The rage militaire: mobilizing "citizen soldiers," from the Revolution to World War I -- The mystic chords of memory: the obligations of a democracy to those who fight its wars -- The "good war" and the G.I.s who fought it -- To defend a country they did not know: freedom's frontier on the Korean Peninsula -- Friendly fire -- History lessons: We don't want any more Vietnams -- Remember that: reflections on the story that has no end

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