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An intimate war

Mike Martin

An intimate war

an oral history of the Helmand conflict, 1978/2012

by Mike Martin

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Military History,
  • Local History,
  • Campaigns,
  • Public opinion,
  • Taliban,
  • International Security Assistance Force (Afghanistan),
  • Internal security,
  • British Participation,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-374) and index.

    Other titlesOral history of the Helmand conflict, 1978/2012
    StatementMike Martin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.412 .M37 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 389 pages
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166938M
    ISBN 100199387982
    ISBN 109780199387984
    LC Control Number2014004951
    OCLC/WorldCa868042482

    Geoffrey Champion Ward (born ) is an American editor, author, historian and writer of scripts for American history documentaries for public television. He is the author or co-author of 18 books, including five companion books to the documentaries he has written. He is the winner of five Emmy Awards. The War: An Intimate History () by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken BurnsPages:

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    About The Vietnam War. From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart–the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. The Vietnam War: An Intimate History and a number of the personal stories included here can be readily found in memoirs and other books, including those of Vietnam War veteran writers Philip.


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