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Wartime : understanding and behavior in the Second World War

Author: Paul Fussell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: Oxford paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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* Shuns the heroics portrayed by Hollywood* Fussell concentrates on the human factor in World War II* Examines the everyday life British and American people experienced on the home and battle  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fussell
ISBN: 0195065778 9780195065770 0195037979 9780195037975
OCLC Number: 23658436
Description: x, 330 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: From light to heavy duty --
"Precision bombing will win the war" --
Someone had blundered --
Rumors of war --
School of the soldier --
Unread books on a shelf --
Chickenshit, an anaotomy --
Drinking far too much, copulating too little --
Type-casting --
The ideological vacuum --
Accentuate the positive --
High-mindedness --
With one voice --
Deprivation --
Compensation --
Reading in wartime --
Fresh idiom --
"The real war will never get in the books".
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks
Responsibility: Paul Fussell.

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'Wartime is a brave attempt to take the Second World War by the scruff of the neck and shake out a few of its secrets. Paul Fussell is refreshingly unafraid of voicing his opinions.'Living Marxism Read more...

 
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