When War Becomes Personal: Soldiers' Accounts from the Civil War to Iraq

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Donald Anderson, a former U.S. Air Force officer, has compiled a haunting anthology of personal essays and short memoirs that span more than 100 years of warfare. Alvord White Clements himself a veteran of the Second World War introduces his grandfather Isaac N. Clements s Civil War memoir; the novelist Paul West writes of his father, a British veteran of World War I, as well as of his own boyhood recollections of the London Blitz. John Wolfe details the life-changing and life-threatening injuries he sustained in Vietnam ...

When War Becomes Personal: Soldiers' Accounts from the Civil War to Iraq 2008, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587296802

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