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Parallels: The Soldiers Knowledge and the Oral History of Contemporary Warfare J.T. Hansen

Parallels: The Soldiers Knowledge and the Oral History of Contemporary Warfare

J.T. Hansen

Published December 31st 1992
ISBN : 9780202303925
Paperback
250 pages
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Parallels reclaims the experience of American and Soviet participants in the two longest and most devastating episodes of contemporary warfare: Vietnam and Afghanistan. The volume is constructed directly from the narratives and recollection ofMoreParallels reclaims the experience of American and Soviet participants in the two longest and most devastating episodes of contemporary warfare: Vietnam and Afghanistan. The volume is constructed directly from the narratives and recollection of surviving veterans, and encapsulates the voiced realities, both choral and discordantly individual, of what those participants have undergone and endured. In their very intensity and authenticity, these voices pose a challenge to conventional understandings of contemporary warfare.