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They were soldiers : how the wounded return from America's wars--the untold story

Author: Ann Jones
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books : Dispatch Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reporter's firsthand, close-up-and-personal look at the impact of our recent wars on America's unlucky soldiers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Ann.
They Were Soldiers : How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold Story.
New York : Haymarket Books, ©2013
(OCoLC)861319836
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Jones
ISBN: 9781608463879 1608463877
OCLC Number: 862049848
Notes: "A Dispatch Books project"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: Author's Note --
Introduction: Soldiers from the Wars --
Secrets: the dead --
Salvage: the wounded --
The new normal --
Stateside: the warriors --
The sacrificial soldier.
Responsibility: by Ann Jones.

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A reporter's firsthand, close-up-and-personal look at the impact of our recent wars on America's unlucky soldiers.

"Ann Jones shows the dead, wounded, mutilated, brain-damaged, drug-addicted, suicidal, homicidal casualties of our distant wars, taking us on a stunning journey from the devastating moment an American soldier is first wounded in rural Afghanistan to the return home. Beautifully written by an empathetic and critical reporter who knows the price of war."--Provided by publisher.

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