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Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington) 1881-1940

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Works: 44 works in 102 publications in 5 languages and 3,739 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  History  Fiction  Sources  Archives 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: HB195, 172.42
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War is a racket : the antiwar classic by America's most decorated General, two other anti-interventionist tracts, and photographs from the Horror of it by Smedley D Butler( Book )

24 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally printed in 1935, War Is a Racket is General Smedley Butler's frank speech describing his role as a soldier as nothing more than serving as a puppet for big-business interests. In addition to photos from the notorious 1932 anti-war book The Horror of It by Frederick A. Barber, this book includes two never-before-published anti-interventionist essays by General Butler. The introduction discusses why General Butler went against the corporate war machine and how he exposed a fascist coup d'etat plot against President Franklin Roosevelt. Widely appreciated and referenced by left- and right-wingers alike, this is an extraordinary argument against war - more relevant now than ever."--BOOK JACKET
War is a racket : the antiwar classic by America's most decorated soldier by Smedley D Butler( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired US Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley Darlington Butler. In these works, Butler frankly discusses from his experience as a career military officer how business interests commercially benefit from warfare. After his retirement from the Marine Corps, Gen. Butler made a nationwide tour in the early 1930s giving his speech, "War Is a Racket." The speech was so well received that he wrote a longer version that was published in 1935, now republished with a foreword by former governor of Minnesota and New York Times bestselling author Jesse Ventura."--Amazon.com
War is a racket by Smedley D Butler( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiwar classic by America's most decorated General
Walter Garvin in Mexico by Smedley D Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War is a racket : (the profit that fuels warfare) - the anti-war classic by America's most decorated soldier by Smedley D Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paraguay, a gallant little nation : the story of Paraguay's war with Bolivia by Philip de Ronde( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War is a racket : the antiwar classic by American's most decorated general, two other anti-interventionist tracts, and photographs from The Horror of It by Smedley D Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American marines in China by Smedley D Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Gimlet Eye; the adventures of Smedley D. Butler by Lowell Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Speech. Smedley Butler talks on Black Shirts in America, Philadelphia. Hearst vault material, HVMc71r2, 1447] by Smedley D Butler( Visual )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records by Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes minutes, reports of field workers and peace caravans, correspondence, financial records, pledges of abstinence from war, publications, clippings, local peace council materials, and files of five of the campaign's twenty area offices (Kansas City, New York City, St. Louis, Chicago, and Michigan)
Militarism by Smedley D Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

General Smedley Darlington Butler : the letters of a leatherneck, 1898-1931 by Smedley D Butler( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Major General Smedley Darlington Butler was a maverick Marine, the emblem of the old corps, and one of the most controversial figures in Marine history. He was a high school dropout who became a major general; a Quaker and a devout family man who was one of the toughest of the Marines; an aristocrat who championed the common man; a leader who thought of himself as striving to help the oppressed of the countries he occupied as the commander of an imperial fighting force. This work is an annotated edition of his letters covering the period from Butler's commissioning as a Second Lieutenant in th
Militarism by Major General Smedley Butler, USMC, retired by Smedley D Butler( )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The letters of a Leatherneck, 1898-1931 by Smedley D Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Making a killing : from bayonet capitalism to corporate plutocracy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Traces the history of America's use of military and espionage forces to promote and protect private American corporate interests around the globe, from Manifest Destiny to the Global War On Terror. Much of the film is told through the voices the presidents, senators, generals, writers, and common citizens of history. It features the words of Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler, the most-decorated American Marine in history, whose post-service memoir, War Is A Racket, provides a grim view of the history of America's "spreading of democracy." Includes commentary by Howard Zinn, the author of A People's History of American Empire, which presents a sobering re-assessment of the all-too-familiar whitewashed versions of American history
An experimental investigation of column stresses by the photoelastic process and a comparison of the results with those obtained by theoretical methods by Smedley D Butler( )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

War is a racket, by Smedley D. Butler. New York, Round Table Press, 1935 by Smedley D Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

My dear Smedley : personal correspondence of John A. LeJeune and Smedley D. Butler 1927-1928( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

War is a racket the antiwar classic by America's most decorated general, two other anti-interventionist tracts, and photographs from The horror if it by Smedley D Butler( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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War is a racket : the antiwar classic by America's most decorated General, two other anti-interventionist tracts, and photographs from the Horror of itWar is a racket : the antiwar classic by American's most decorated general, two other anti-interventionist tracts, and photographs from The Horror of It
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Butler, Smedley.

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Butler, Smedley Darlington 1881-1940

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War is a racket : the antiwar classic by America's most decorated soldierWar is a racket : the antiwar classic by American's most decorated general, two other anti-interventionist tracts, and photographs from The Horror of ItGeneral Smedley Darlington Butler : the letters of a leatherneck, 1898-1931The letters of a Leatherneck, 1898-1931Maverick Marine : General Smedley D. Butler and the contradictions of American military historyDevil dog : the amazing true story of the man who saved AmericaGeneral Smedley Darlington Butler : the letters of a leatherneck, 1898-1931