Whitman, Sylvia
January 1993
Uncle Sam Wants You;1993, p52
Book Chapter
Describes the impact of deaths and injuries on U.S. soldiers who fought during World War II. Number of U.S. soldiers who died in the war; Efforts to recover dead bodies; Treatment of wounded troops; Conditions of prisoners of war.


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