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Bellesiles, Michael A
A people's history of the U.S. military : ordinary soldiers reflect on their experience of war, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan / Michael A. Bellesiles
Alternate Title Ordinary soldiers reflect on their experience of war, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan
New York : New Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E181 .B535 2012    DUE 12-08-14
Subject United States -- History, Military
Subject(s) Soldiers -- United States -- Diaries
Soldiers -- United States -- Anecdotes
Soldiers' writings, American
Subject United States -- Armed Forces -- Diaries
United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Anecdotes
Physical Description 375 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-364) and index
Contents The American Revolution -- The War of 1812 -- The Mexican War -- The Civil War -- Indian wars -- The wars of empire -- World War I -- World War II -- Cold Wars: Korea and Vietnam -- Iraq and Afghanistan
Summary Draws from more than two centuries of soldiers' personal encounters with combat--through excerpts from letters, diaries, memoirs, audio recordings, film, and blogs--to capture the essence of the American military experience firsthand

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