About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War by Buff Whitman-bradleyAbout Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War by Buff Whitman-bradley

About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War

EditorBuff Whitman-bradley, Sarah Lazare, Cynthia Whitman-bradley

Paperback | September 1, 2011

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Veterans of recent conflicts describe their individual journeys from raw recruit to war resister in this collection of testimonials. Although it is not well publicized, the long tradition of refusing to fight unjust wars continues today within the American military. The stories in this book provide an intimate, honest look at the personal transformation of each of these young people and at the same time constitute a powerful argument against militarization and endless war. Also included are exclusive interviews with Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg addressing the U.S. wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan and the role civilian and GI resistance plays in bringing the troops home.
Buff Whitman-Bradley is an author, an editor, and a social justice activist in the Courage to Resist organizing collective. He lives in Marin, California. Sarah Lazare is an independent journalist, an editor, and an organizer in the U.S. antiwar and GI resistance movement through the Civilian-Soldier Alliance and Courage to Resist. She...
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Title:About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.7 inPublished:September 1, 2011Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604864400

ISBN - 13:9781604864403

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"This book is a collection of interviews about resisting militarism and empire. They are organized into five sections on the refusal to go back to the military, rejecting military culture, thinking independently in military and how the military suppresses it, and resisting flagrant abuse." —Book News Reference & Research (January 2013)