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Soldier from the War Returning The Greatest Generation's Troubled Homecoming from World War II

ISBN-10: 0547336926

ISBN-13: 9780547336923

Edition: 2009

Authors: Thomas Childers

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Thomas Childers is associate professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania.

Introduction
“When This Bloody War Is Over”
Anticipation
Shock
Anxiety
“Soldier from the Wars Returning”
As If Nothing Had Ever Happened
Open Wounds
“It's Been a Long, Long Time”
Echoes of War
“The War's Over, Soldier”
Aftershocks
Picking Up the Pieces
Author's Note
Acknowledgments
Selected Primary Sources
Notes
Index