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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

Author: Smedley D Butler
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Feral House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Smedley D Butler
ISBN: 0922915865 9780922915866
OCLC Number: 52194425
Description: 66 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: How a military hero blew the whistle on corporate malfeasance / Adam Parfrey --
War is a racket / Smedley D. Butler --
Common sense neutrality / Smedley D. Butler --
An amendment for peace / Smedley D. Butler--
The horror of it : camera records of war's gruesome glories.
Responsibility: Smedley D. Butler ; introduction by Adam Parfrey.

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"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."--Jacket.

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The truth about U.S. military adventurism

by Tom2718 (WorldCat user published 2015-10-12) Excellent Permalink

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https://www.goodreads.com/trivia/show/212368

 

Quoted in Joel Andreas' wonderful cartoon book, Addicted to War:

 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/163182.Addicted_to_War?from_search=true

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