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Soldier dead : how we recover, identify, bury, and honor our military fallen

Author: Michael Sledge
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the complicated physical, social, religious, economic, and political issues concerning the remains of men and women who die while serving their country. This book reveals the meanings of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sledge
ISBN: 9780231135153 0231135157
OCLC Number: 81452881
Description: x, 357 pages : Illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. Why It Matters 2. Combat Recoveries 3. Noncombat Recoveries 4. Identification 5. The Return of the Dead 6. Burial 7. All Bodies Are Not the Same 8. Open Wounds Conclusion
Responsibility: Michael Sledge.
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Soldier Dead is a timely and detailed investigation into the moral conscience of American society which will be of interest to anyone concerned with the human costs of war. An important and Read more...

 
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