A People's History of the U.S. Military

Ordinary Soldiers Reflect on Their Experience of War, From the American Revolution to Afghanistan
Bellesiles, Michael A. (Book - 2012 )
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A People's History of the U.S. Military

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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.
Authors: Bellesiles, Michael A.
Title: A people's history of the U.S. military
ordinary soldiers reflect on their experience of war, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan
Publisher: New York : The New Press, c2012.
Characteristics: 375 p. ;,24 cm.
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.
Local Note: 1 15 53 118 122 148 172 193 210 211 226 242 244
ISBN: 9781595586285
Statement of Responsibility: Michael A. Bellesiles
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: United States History, Military. Soldiers United States Diaries. Soldiers United States Anecdotes. Soldiers' writings, American. United States Armed Forces Diaries. United States Armed Forces Biography Anecdotes.
Topical Term: Soldiers
Soldiers' writings, American.
LCCN: 2012012226
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