From Bunker Hill to Baghdad: True Stories of America's Veterans

by Patrick Mendoza
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: January 27, 2016

ISBN: 9781598844672

Binding: Kobo eBook

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These compelling, enlightening, and often highly personal experiences tell stories of average citizens as well as historical figures who made huge sacrifices by serving in the military, giving the reader new perspectives on war, and its real costs.

• Provides stories from male and female veterans, family and friends, and others involved in the wartime experience throughout U.S. history, all told from a unique framework, making these tales ones that readers will find engaging and unforgettable

• Underscores the lesson that in war—as in civilian life—oftentimes one person's decisive actions or bravery can change history and significantly affect the lives of many

• Supplies tales with humor as well as ones that recount somber events, such as a story told by an individual who stole the president's jeep during WWII