Mud soldiers: life inside the new American Army

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Collier Books, Apr 1, 1991 - History - 276 pages
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Mud Soldiers is a compelling look at one group of young recruits, volunteers who make up today's U.S. Army. Wilson actually lived with the recruits and is able to offer a unique and complete portrait of their lives--their troubles as well as their triumphs. "A candid and impassioned briefing".--Kirkus Reviews.

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Mud soldiers: life inside the new American Army

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The author, a military writer with the Washington Post , followed a company of 200 men through Army basic training. Since the company was kept together, he visited the same men a year later to assess ... Read full review


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Wilson is the former chief defense correspondent for the Washington Post.