What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes download in iPad, ePub, pdf
However, I know and have known many men who fought there. And a good lady friend had a lengthy relationship with another veteran of that war. Marlantes earned the right to be called a warrior and to educate those who have never been to war what it means to be one. Their experience is one of calm and quiet, conducted to assure their constituency that all things are under control and there is nothing to worry about. Marlantes expresses disdain for congressional combat junkets where representatives never see the results of actual combat.
He has an exaggerated startle response at the slightest contact. During his lifetime he never spoke of that morning. In the end, that is what matters.
But I was spared that, first by student deferments and then the timeliness of the Paris Peace Talks. Or, I could have died there.
Their silence about their experiences is uniform. The briefest biography of Karl Marlantes immediately informs the reader his books will not be ordinary fare. But if you want to know what it is like to go to war, Karl Marlantes will tell you. Marlantes is merciless in his exposure of lying in the military world for the protection of career reputation and personal aggrandizement.
And a good lady friend had a leng I am of the age where I could very well have been a veteran of the Vietnam War. Island hopping across the Pacific, his only story regarding New Guinea was having been in the same unit as Mario Lanza. The Marine Corps taught me how to kill but it didn't teach me how to deal with the killing. He leaves no doubt as to what it is like. On the surface, they seem fine.
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