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Smoke jumping on the Western fire line : conscientious objectors during World War II

Author: Mark Matthews
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2006.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Matthews, Mark, 1951-
Smoke jumping on the Western fire line.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005055530
(OCoLC)62593685
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Matthews
ISBN: 9780806182247 0806182245
OCLC Number: 171676412
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 316 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction. Civilian public service --
1. Conscientious objection in America --
2. The historic peace churches --
3. Yellowbellies --
4. Hard choices --
5. Birth of smoke jumping --
6. Boot camp --
7. Hit the silk --
8. The long wait --
9. Wild encounters --
10. Eyes in the skies --11. Under fire --
12. Home away from home --
13. Lifelong commitment --
Appendix. Letters home.
Responsibility: Mark Matthews ; foreword by George McGovern.

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