Wounded by Ronald J. Glasser
Vietnam/Iraq

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Glasser sheds light on the profound wounds, physical and emotional, that our troops face in Iraq.

In this gripping account of the human cost of the war in Iraq, Dr. Ronald Glasser offers an unparalleled description of the horror endured daily by the troops on the ground. Written by the author of bestselling 365 Days, this critical analysis focuses on those wounded in combat. Throughout, Glasser compares the U.S. military engagement in Vietnam to the current involvement in Iraq, drawing significant and frightening parallels.

With more than 10,000 American soldiers and 100,000 Iraqis already injured, Wounded is tragically relevant. This timely accounta powerful reminder of the physical, financial, and psychological costs of warwill only grow more important as our wounded continue to come home.
 

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Published July 17, 2006 by George Braziller Inc.. 153 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Education & Reference, War, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Glasser (365 Days), who served as an Army physician during the Vietnam war, details the breakthroughs in technology, medical procedures and body armor that have made the Iraq war more survivable than previous conflicts but notes a depressing side effect: soldiers now survive horrific wounds that ...

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