Quiet Year at War

Quiet Year at War

by John Wager


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Quiet Year at War by John Wager

In war, when must one say 'No'? This question is certainly as gripping now as it was in 1970 when a young infantry sergeant in the U.S. Army was court-martialed for refusing to obey a direct order to participate in the invasion of Cambodia. This book offers a unique, timely mix of narrative excitement and considered reflection on the nature of war. It deals with the daily issues that are constants in combat, and it engages the reader with the larger issues of war that often get overlooked in the exhaustion and confusion of the moment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761840275
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 03/14/2008
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

John Wager is the Vice President of the American Association of Philosophy Teachers. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Northwestern University. He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army's Infantry from 1968-1970.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 The Rabbit Chapter 3 Chuckles Chapter 4 An Lao Chapter 5 Misery Chapter 6 Halfway Chapter 7 Alcatraz Chapter 8 Warrior Chapter 9 The Hump Chapter 10 The Cache Chapter 11 Cambodia Chapter 12 Court-Martial Chapter 13 About the Author

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