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The human costs of the war

Homer Folks

The human costs of the war

by Homer Folks

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York and, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence.,
  • Europe -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.,
  • Europe -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Homer Folks ... illustrated with photographs by Lewis W. Hine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD523 .F65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. 1., 325, [1] p.
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22903728M
    LC Control Number2000009641

    Excerpt: "Even if the realization of the human costs of war does not prevent conflict, it would nonetheless influence the manner in which policymakers and practitioners approach health-related consequences of war. An evolution of norms that encourages minimizing the negative effects of war on civilians and a reduction in collateral damage would. million people in ) suffered , war deaths, almost all of them men in the fighting forces. Roughly twice that number were seriously wounded or captured. But mere numbers cannot express the human cost of World War II. Millions of Americans in and out of uniform endured grief for the dead, anxi-.

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      The Korean War was a military campaign launched by President Harry Truman in response to North Korea's invasion of South Korea. It lasted from J , to J It cost $30 billion, or $ billion in today's dollars.   ACLU Releases Navy Files On Civilian Casualties In Iraq War ACLU July 2, Public Has A Right To Unfiltered Information About The Human Cost Of War, ACLU Says FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: () ; [email protected] NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union today released thousands of pages of documents related to Navy investigations [ ].


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