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What Every Person Should Know About War, Hedges, Chris

Author Name    Hedges, Chris

Title   What Every Person Should Know About War

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Fair

Publisher    Free Press

ISBN Number    0743255127 / 9780743255127

Seller ID   SKU9140825

0743255127 Fair. Moderate wear to covers/corners. Light to moderate water damage with resulting ripple and discoloration to pages. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

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Acclaimed "New York Times" journalist and author Chris Hedges offers a critical -- and fascinating -- lesson in the dangerous realities of our age: a stark look at the effects of war on combatants. Utterly lacking in rhetoric or dogma, this manual relies instead on bare fact, frank description, and a spare question-and-answer format. Hedges allows U.S. military documentation of the brutalizing physical and psychological consequences of combat to speak for itself.
Hedges poses dozens of questions that young soldiers might ask about combat, and then answers them by quoting from medical and psychological studies.
- What are my chances of being wounded or killed if we go to war?
- What does it feel like to get shot?
- What do artillery shells do to you?
- What is the most painful way to get wounded?
- Will I be afraid?
- What could happen to me in a nuclear attack?
- What does it feel like to kill someone?
- Can I withstand torture?
- What are the long-term consequences of combat stress?
- What will happen to my body after I die?
This profound and devastating portrayal of the horrors to which we subject our armed forces stands as a ringing indictment of the glorification of war and the concealment of its barbarity.

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