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War letters : extraordinary correspondence from American wars

Author: Andrew Carroll
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fusing the drama of history with the intimacy of memoir, a blockbuster anthology of previously unpublished war letters is collected by the dynamic and impassioned editor of the bestselling "Letters of a Nation". Carroll will donate all earnings to veterans' organizations nationwide. of wartime photos & facsimiles of handwritten letters.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
War letters.
New York : Scribner, ©2001
(OCoLC)606573013
Online version:
War letters.
New York : Scribner, ©2001
(OCoLC)607666695
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Carroll
ISBN: 0743202945 9780743202947
OCLC Number: 46402061
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 493 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Civil War --
World War I --
World War II --
The Korean War & The Cold War --
The Vietnam War, The Persian Gulf War, Somalia, & Bosnia.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Carroll ; foreword by Douglas Brinkley.
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A collection of American War correspondence. Carroll features over 150 letters, complied from more than 50, 000 letters sent to him as part of his Legacy Project. The letters encompass every major  Read more...

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Stephen E. AmbroseIn the sweep of history, the experience of the lone soldier is often lost, but in this breathtaking collection the individual voices of the men and women who have served this nation Read more...

 
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