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None of us were like this before : American soldiers and torture

Author: Joshua E S Phillips
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2010.
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Recounts the journey of a U.S. tank battalion's prisoner detention duties, showing how a group of ordinary soldiers, ill-trained for their new responsibilities, descended into the degradations of abuse.
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Phillips, Joshua E.S.
None of us were like this before.
London ; New York : Verso, 2010
(OCoLC)761406549
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua E S Phillips
ISBN: 9781844675999 1844675998
OCLC Number: 464580581
Description: xii, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Searching for answers --
The story begins in Afghanistan --
"We weren't in the CIA-we were soldiers" --
Shock the conscience --
Rumors, myths, and ticking bomb stories --
Crimes of omission --
Silent suffering --
Confronting torture's legacy --
Homecoming.
Responsibility: Joshua E.S. Phillips.

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"Basing his work on extensive interviews, [Phillips] details how ordinary American troops participated in the torture of enemy soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan."--San Francisco Chronicle "A Read more...

 
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