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Author Wright, James Edward, 1939- author

Title Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them / James Wright

Publ Info New York : PublicAffairs, 2012, copyright 2012
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Warwick  E745 .W75 2012    AVAILABLE
 RIC  E745 .W75 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E745 .W75 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E745 .W75 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 351 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
LC subject United States -- History, Military -- 20th century
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century
Veterans -- United States
War and society -- United States
Alt Title America's wars and those who fought them
ISBN 9781610390729 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1610390725 (hbk. : alk. paper)