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The soldiers' tale : bearing witness to modern war

Author: Samuel Lynn Hynes
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 1998, ©1997.
Series: Pimlico, 289
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the individual experience of modern war drawing on accounts from first and second world wars and Vietnam.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Lynn Hynes
ISBN: 071266632X 9780712666329
OCLC Number: 40533700
Notes: Based on the 1994 Alexander lectures.
Originally published by Allen Lane/The Penguin Press 1997.
Description: xvi, 318 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Pimlico, 289
Responsibility: Samuel Hynes.

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Reflecting the fact that this has been the century of the literate soldier, and drawing upon servicemen's memoirs from the two World Wars and Vietnam, Hynes shows us how war looks to a soldier in the  Read more...

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