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Soldier Dead

How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen

by Michael Sledge

  • 282 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military life & institutions,
  • Military funerals,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • War casualties,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • United States,
  • Military - General,
  • Military Science,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Identification,
  • Dead

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9523318M
    ISBN 100231135149
    ISBN 109780231135146

      In his book, Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen, author Michael Sledge writes, “Only those closest to the dead and to the combat situation will make the choice to risk bringing back the bodies of the dead, as it . bartering with the Soldier for his violin in return for a book which will tell the future, spiriting the Soldier away to teach him to play; of the soldier’s return – the promised three days turning out to be three years – treated with horror as one returning from the dead; of.

      Basil L. Plumley, a renowned career soldier who fought in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam and whose exploits as an infantryman were portrayed in a book and the movie “We Were Soldiers.   Directed by Shane Meadows. With Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbell, Stuart Wolfenden. A disaffected soldier returns to his hometown to get even with the thugs who brutalized his mentally-challenged brother years ago/10(48K).

      Soldier's book was left unfinished when he was killed in Iraq His father was determined to complete the project He knew he had to journey to Iraq to tell his son's story. Dead confederate soldier, Petersburg, Va. Summary Dead Confederate soldier lying in trench. Created / Published [photographed April 3 , printed later] Book/Printed Material The strife of brothers; a poem, Also available in digital form.


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In doing so, Michael Sledge reveals the meanings of the war dead for families, soldiers, and the nation as a whole. Soldier Dead was carefully researched and well-written.

From a mental and emotional standpoint, I found it a difficult read. I had to put it down for a few days between chapters to gain some distance from the trauma that was being discussed/5. Soldier is book three in the Talon series by Julie Kagawa and if you havent started the series yet, you definitely should.

I will warn you, if you have read anything by Kagawa, you know she isnt one to let her characters go happily off into the sunset when you are mid-series so keep that in mind when you pick this book up/5.

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