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Shattered minds : how the Pentagon fails our troops with faulty helmets

Author: Robert Bauman; Dina Rasor
Publisher: [Lincoln, NE] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first book to examine this most basic item of military equipment, Shattered Minds features the stories of two sets of whistleblowers determined to expose the truth about the failures of the military helmet bureaucracy."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bauman; Dina Rasor
ISBN: 9781640120365 164012036X
OCLC Number: 1051779978
Description: xxv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hard headed Marines --
Twisted logic --
Moment of truth --
Blowback --
Whistleblower's nightmare --
The tinkerer and his unique foam --
Mr. Helmet --
Shut out --
Cost more important than the troops --
Search for justice --
The New York lawyer --
Operation helmet becomes a force --
Feds move in --
Breakthrough for the troops --
Small victory, large defeat --
Army resistance --
Cut and paste --
Damage control --
Negotiation --
Settlement --
Just give me what I want --
Kafkaesque nightmare --
Fallout --
Delamination --
Won't work unless you wear it --
Intransigent --
Too little, too late --
Back to the future --
The bureaucratic wall --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: How the Pentagon fails our troops with faulty helmets
Responsibility: Robert H. Bauman and Dina Rasor ; foreword by Perry Jefferies.

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