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Soldiers and Civilians: Americans at War and at Home

Tom Jenks

Soldiers and Civilians: Americans at War and at Home

Short Stories

by Tom Jenks

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Published by Bantam Dell Pub Group (Trd) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War stories, American,
  • General,
  • War,
  • American fiction,
  • American Short Story Collections,
  • Fiction - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7816626M
    ISBN 100553051806
    ISBN 109780553051803
    OCLC/WorldCa13821840

      Soldiers aren’t sacred. And civilians are not the enemy. The Warrior at the Mall. violating the rules of patriotic correctness is a far worse sin in the eyes of the American public than Author: Phil Klay. There are between twelve and fifteen book awards related to the American Civil War. The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, will likely be nominated several times as a ‘book of the year’. Other diaries of this caliber are by Mary Boykin Chesnut, Sarah Morgan, Sam Watkins and the Cormany Diaries.

    CHAPTER World War II: The War Against Japan. In World War II, for the first time, the United States had to fight a war on two fronts. Though the central strategic principle governing allocation of resources to the two fronts provided for concentrating first on the defeat of the European Axis, on the American side this principle was liberally interpreted, permitting conduct of an offensive. Japanese-American soldiers rest in the street of Leghorn, Italy. J Among the new recruits was Daniel Inouye, an eighteen-year-old pre-med student from Honolulu.

      The untold human story of a massacre of Korean civilians by American soldiers in the early days of the Korean War, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who uncovered it In the fall of , a team of Associated Press investigative reporters broke the news that U.S. troops had massacred a large group of South Korean civilians early in the /5(6). Learn the american at war with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of the american at war flashcards on Quizlet.


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Soldiers and Civilians: Americans at War and at Home by Tom Jenks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Collected here for the first time are fifteen essays that span over years of American history--and the remarkable thirty-year career of America's foremost historian and New York Times bestselling author of D-Day, Undaunted Courage, and Citizen Soldiers.

Stephen E. Ambrose's vivid and compelling essays take you to the heart of America's wars, from Grant's stunning Fourth of July victory at Cited by: 8. Americans at War is merely okay. Americans at War consists of several essays on a variety of military people and topics, beginning with Ulysses S.

Grant's siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War, ending with Ambrose's speculations on "War in the 21st Century" (Americans at War was published in ), and touching upon seemingly every military conflict in between/5. AMERICANS AT WAR IN FOREIGN FORCES: A HISTORY, CHRIS DICKON MCFARLAND PUBLISHING, QUALITY SOFTCOVER, $, PAGES, PHOTOGRAPHS, CHAPTER NOTES, BIBLIOGRAPHY, INDEX The U.S.

Government doesn't encourage Americans to fight under foreign flags, but it doesn't prohibit it/5(4). Americans at War contains 38 Personal Profiles from the battlefield and the home front that tell the stories of civilians, soldiers, and officers during each decade covered.

Profiles range widely not only geographically, but also emotionally, from that of a girl whose leg was torn off in a WWI blast to the ongoing effects of the September Using previously unpublished diaries, letters, and photographs--plus the writings of war correspondent John T.

McCutcheon--Feuer offers a vivid account of America's war in the Philippine Islands during the early part of the 20th century. This story highlights the experiences of the American soldiers, sailors, and marines who participated in the major battles.

A fascinating chronicle of the endeavors of African Americans who fought for their country: this book recounts their stories, their bravery, and their contributions. African Americans at War puts a human face on this neglected area of history. From pre-Revolutionary fighting against the French to cutting-edge combat against Saddam Hussein, these A-Z volumes underscore significant military Reviews: 1.

'Anything That Moves': Civilians And The Vietnam War In a new book, Nick Turse says the pressure on U.S. forces to produce a body count during the Vietnam War led to mass civilian.

Guy Louis Gabaldon (Ma – Aug ) was a United States Marine who, at captured or persuaded to surrender over 1, Japanese soldiers and civilians during the battles for Saipan and Tinian islands in during World War Gabaldon was recommended for the Medal of Honor, he received the Silver Star, which was upgraded by the Marine Corps to the Navy Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of Saipan, Battle of Tinian.

After the December 7, Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. was thrust into World War II (), dramatically altering the social and economic lives of everyday Americans. According to Calvin Sims of The New York Times: "Much has been written and debated about atrocities that Okinawans suffered at the hands of both the Americans and Japanese in one of the deadliest battles of the thansoldiers and civilians, including one-third of the population of Okinawa, were killed".

U.S. military rapes. There is no documentary evidence that mass rape was. Civilians coming and going from the military camps, either visiting or doing business, were infected and brought the disease home with the spring of more than 11 percent of.

C hosen from among the thousands of collections of women’s experiences in the Veterans History Project, this modest selection spans four wars. While many of the collections are nurses’ tales, there is also the story of a code breaker (Ann Caracristi), a welder (Meda Brendall), and a flight surgeon (Rhonda Cornum), plus two women who rose through the ranks to secure places in the military.

Americans at home were profoundly affected by WW2. As in all wars people die. Many sons, husbands, and fathers did not come home from Europe and the Pacific. All branches of the survice lost men. entered the war. More t civilians died in four attacks on Hamburg, Germany, in the summer of • ByBritish and American commanders were conducting coordinated raids—American planes bombing by day and RAF planes bombing at night.

• At its height, some 3, planes took part in this campaign. Chap Section 2. This is not a book that presents World War II as a "good war" in which America was good and the Germans and the Japanese were evil.

Neither does it make a false equivalency with some of the terrible things America has done and thus imply tha This is a searing look at the War in the Pacific/5(K). Americans at War War of Independence – Americans went to war to win their independence from Great Britain. Wars of Expansion – Americans fought in North America and overseas to expand the nation’s territory.

Civil War – Americans battled each other over preserving their Union and ending slavery. World War I   More thanNorth Korean and 1 million Chinese fighters died in the Korean War, almost 50 times American dead.

In World War II, 3, German and 1, Japanese soldiers. History >> Civil War The life of a soldier during the civil war wasn't easy.

Not only did soldiers face the possibility of getting killed in battle, their daily lives were full of hardships. They had to deal with hunger, bad weather, poor clothing, and even boredom between battles. Twelve American soldiers face charges over a secret "kill team" that allegedly blew up and shot Afghan civilians at random and collected their fingers as trophies.

Antony Beevor, author of the acclaimed new book about the fall of Berlin, on a massive war crime committed by the victorious Red Army. Antony Beevor Wed 1 May EDT First published on Wed. The United States homefront during World War I saw a systematic mobilization of the country's entire population and economy to produce the soldiers, food supplies, ammunitions and money necessary to win the war.

Although the United States entered the war in Aprilthere had been very little planning, or even recognition of the problems that Great Britain and the other Allies had to solve Location: United States.Overview of Japanese American Incarceration Axford, Roger W.

Too Long Silent: Japanese Americans Speak Out. New York: Media Publishing and Marketing, Inc. [Interviews with twelve former internees focusing on their experiences including Gordon Hirabayashi, William Hohri and Hannah Tomiko Holmes.] Conrat, Maisie and Richard Conrat.

Executive Order The Internment of.The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records.