Thank You for your Service

Thank You for your Service

Book - 2013
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A look at the lives of American veterans following their service in the Iraq war.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Bond Street Books, c2013
ISBN: 9780385680967
0385680961
Branch Call Number: 956.704434092273 Fin
Characteristics: xii, 254 p. : ill

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mammothhawk229e
Jul 17, 2018

Embedded author answered question on what happened to military veterans after they do their time in "the Surge" & Afghanistan. Post civilian life could be replicated on any country after any war. Gloomy & depressing despite the just the facts style , but make readers think. There were similar hints from Vietnam & WWII vets between the lines.
Book sure make people think second thoughts of joining the military & the potential price to pay.

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JudithE
Oct 29, 2016

"Compelling" covers this book. It's hard to read, and very credible. And we have the example of Romeo Dallaire living through his own haunted memories. Being a soldier is often terrible, and that often means terrible for life.

Jane60201 May 01, 2014

A compelling book which makes you wonder if our involvement in the Middle East is worth the devastation it has caused to many soldiers' lives.

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Minnetonka_Library
Apr 02, 2014

A follow up to The Good Soldiers which follows some of the veterans after their return to the U.S. Their stories are heart-rending. Should be required reading by anyone serving in or running for Congress.

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