Those Who Have Borne the Battle: A History of America's Wars and Those Who Fought Them (Paperback)

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This is the story of the American heroes..."citizen soldiers," who have bravely fought and sacrificed for the good of our country. From bunker Hill at Charleston to Pointe du Hoc in Normandy, and beyond, they have selflessly served America. Those brave men and women are of momentous importance to all aspects of our lives. This eloquently-told story will tell you why and keep you captivated from beginning to end.

About the Author


The son of a World War II veteran, James Wright joined the marines at age seventeen and served for three years, primarily with the First Marine Brigade in Hawaii and Japan. He earned a PhD at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, became a history professor at Dartmouth College in 1969, and served as president of Dartmouth from 1998 to 2009. Since 2005 he has visited military hospitals over two dozen times and has worked to establish educational counseling programs for wounded veterans, efforts featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, ABC World News, and VFW Magazine, and recognized by educational, veteran, and service organizations. He and his wife, Susan, live in New Hampshire.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781610392440
ISBN-10: 1610392442
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2016
Pages: 368
Language: English