American Soldiers: Ground Combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam

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University Press of Kansas, 2003 - History - 432 pages
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A sobering chronicle of war as well as a tribute to soldiers' perseverance in the face of its horrors that draws upon soldiers' memoirs, psychological studies, and oral histories to show that--regardless of the enemy, terrain, training, or weaponry--combat soldiers' wartime experiences remain fundamentally the same.

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American soldiers: ground combat in the World Wars, Korea, and Vietnam

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While fighting under different circumstances, the typical American soldier from World War I to Vietnam experienced many of the same conditions of warfare and had similar reactions to the stresses ... Read full review

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Contents

Rallying to the Flag
1
The Environment of War
30
Immersion in the Environment
67
Copyright

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Kindsvatter is the Command Historian at the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

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