Monday, February 22, 2010

Mass Casualties:

Thursday 18 February 2010

by: Dahr Jamail, t r u t h o u t | Review
"Mass Casualties": The Dark Underbelly of Occupation, an Army Medic's Account

Thursday 18 February 2010
an insider's scathing testimony of an ongoing illegal and unethical military action in a distant, once-sovereign state, by the US

The late historian and Author Howard Zinn held the book in high regard. "Michael Anthony's memoir is not about the politics of Iraq. Instead it takes us deep inside the war, inside and outside the operation room, the barracks, the talk of the soldiers, the feeling of the situation ... unique and powerful," Zinn wrote.
If for nothing else, "Mass Casualties" gains immense importance in its honest portrayal of a young soldier's vulnerability as he struggles hard to cope with his shattered illusion about the Army

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