Accounts of low-ranking soldiers advocating peace and democratic rights, rooted in my experiences as an antiwar soldier during the Vietnam era.
Soldiers and Citizens: An Oral History of Operation Iraqi Freedom from the Battlefield to the Pentagon, by Carl Mirra. Review essay, Peace and Change, vol. 37, no. 3 (July 2012): 471-473.
“Conscience and War,” review essay in in Peace & Change, 35, No. 3 (July 2010): 502-511. Books reviewed: Road from ar Ramadi, by Camilo Mejia; The Deserter’s Tale: The Story of a Soldier who Walked Away from the War in Iraq, by Lawrence Hill.
“Foreword” in Jonathan W. Hutto, Sr., Antiwar Soldier: How to Dissent within the Ranks of the Military (New York, N.Y.: Nation Books, 2008).
“Reminiscences of Resistance,” Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice (May 2006): 207.
The Winter Soldiers Movement: GIs and Veterans Against the Vietnam War, review essay in Peace and Change, 27, No. 1 (January 2002): 118-24. Books reviewed: The Turning: A History of Vietnam Veterans Against the War by Andrew E. Hunt; The New Winter Soldiers: GI and Veteran Dissent During the Vietnam Era by Richard Moser; Winter Soldiers: An Oral History of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War by Richard Stacewicz
“The War Against War.” In Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists, Mary Susannah Robbins (Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1999): 224-42.
“GI Resistance During the Vietnam War.” In Give Peace A Chance: Essays From the Charles DeBenedetti Memorial Conference on the Vietnam Antiwar Movement, William Hoover and Melvin Small (Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1992).
Left Face: Soldier Unions and Resistance Movements in Modern Armies, with Max Watts (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1991).
“The Collapse of the U.S. Military in Vietnam,” review essay of The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam 1965–1973, by Shelby L. Stanton (Presidio Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1985). Review essay in Monthly Review (October 1988).
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David you forgot “Up Against the Brass” by Anyt Stapp smile