A people's history of the U.S. military : ordinary soldiers reflect on their experience of war, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan
by Bellesiles, Michael A.
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
Drawing from three centuries of soldiers' personal accounts with combat, A People's History of the U.S Military is a compelling first person account of the experiences of common soldiers in the U.S military, from the American revolution to the present day. Illustrating the reality of military experience and its aftermath with fascinating excerpts from letters, diaries and memoirs, as well as audio recordings, film and blogs to illustrate attitudes to war through the ages.
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-- United States
Soldiers -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Soldiers' writings, American.
United States -- History, Military.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Diaries.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
|Publisher|| New York :New Press,2012
|Other Titles|| Ordinary soldiers reflect on their experience of war, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan
375 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-364) and index.
|ISBN||9781595586285 (hc. : alk. paper)
1595586288 (hc. : alk. paper)