Book A people's history of the U.S. military : ordinary soldiers reflect on their experience of war, from the American Revolution to Afghanistan / Michael A. Bellesiles.
Publication year: 2012.
Call Number E181 .B45 2012
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York : The New Press
ISBN: 9781595586285 1595586288
Extent: 375 p. ; 25 cm.
Draws from more than two centuries of soldiers' personal encounters with combat--through excerpts from letters, diaries, memoirs, audio recordings, film, and blogs--to capture the essence of the American military experience firsthand.
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.