The Resource American veterans on war: : personal stories from World War II to Afghanistan, Elise Forbes Tripp, (ebook)

American veterans on war: : personal stories from World War II to Afghanistan, Elise Forbes Tripp, (ebook)

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American veterans on war: : personal stories from World War II to Afghanistan
Title
American veterans on war:
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personal stories from World War II to Afghanistan
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Elise Forbes Tripp
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Language
eng
Summary
The United States is embroiled in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan wars that seem as far from Americans' understanding as they are distant from our shores. With American Veterans on War, Elise Forbes Tripp brings our current wars and their predecessors home in the words of 55 veterans aged 20 to 90. The veterans raise questions about when wars are worth fighting, what missions can and can't be won, and the costs and benefits of US intervention, both around the world and domestically. Recent veterans tell wrenching stories of coping with hostile forces without uniforms, of not knowing who is friend or foe, and of the lasting traces of combat once they've returned home. American Veterans on War provides a sweeping overview of three-quarters of a century of American wars, properly grounding that history in the words of the men and women whose bodies were on the line
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Midwest
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Tripp, Elise Forbes
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355.0092/273
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
  • United States
  • Veterans
  • War
  • Public opinion
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adult
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American veterans on war: : personal stories from World War II to Afghanistan, Elise Forbes Tripp, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781623710002
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11818634
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remote
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11818634
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MWT11818634
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
American veterans on war: : personal stories from World War II to Afghanistan, Elise Forbes Tripp, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623710002
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11818634
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11818634
System control number
MWT11818634
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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