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The foreign burial of American war dead : a history

Author: Chris Dickon
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the history of American soldiers buried abroad since the American Revolution. It traces the evolution of American attitudes toward its war dead and provides the location of individual burial sites and the names of those interred"--
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Genre/Form: Verzeichnis
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Dickon
ISBN: 9780786446124 0786446129
OCLC Number: 659753667
Description: v, 302 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Seas and shores --
Prisons and churchyards --
Safe havens and hasty cemeteries --
In foreign lands at home --
Paris and Parral --
Americans in any uniform --
Decisions to be made --
Monuments and pilgrimage : search for the lost --
Scattered from the sky --
Islands and farmlands --
Expanded families, gracious towns --
Cold earth and tropical earth --
Remembered, lost, forgotten, unknown --
Ordinary lives, extraordinary events --
Memorial Day.
Responsibility: Chris Dickon.

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"This is the history of American soldiers buried abroad since the American Revolution. It traces the evolution of American attitudes toward its war dead and provides the location of individual burial sites and the names of those interred"--

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"This work compiles names and locations of Americans who died in wars on foreign soil who are buried in locations which are outside of the system of the American Battle Monument Commission...the book Read more...

 
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