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Days of decision: an oral history of conscientious objectors in the military during the Vietnam war 1 edition

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Days of decision
an oral history of conscientious objectors in the military during the Vietnam war
Gerald R. Gioglio.

Published 1989 by Broken Rifle Press in Trenton, N.J .
Written in English.

About the Book

The peace and war stories of 24 antiwar GIs. Some went to Vietnam as medics. Some went to prison. Some were discharged for efforts to organize against the war. A legacy of resistance to war that celebrates the human spirit, the power of dissent and the primacy of conscience.

First Sentence

On July 3, 1968 a young, working-class Italian deeply kissed his scarlet-haired, milk-skinned bride of five months, bolted from their car and ran to the arms of the Selective Service System.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Coming to Consciousness, Heading for War
Chapter 2 Neither Saints nor Soldiers: Basic and Advanced
Chapter 3 In-Country: Conscientious Objectors in Vietnam
Chapter 4 From Thought to Action: Resistance, Prison, Discharge
Chapter 5 Later: The Past as Prologue
Chapter 6 Two Others: Different Folks
Afterword References, Glossary, Appendix

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-330)
"What follows is an oral history recounting the experiences of twenty-four in-service conscientious objectors"--P. 12.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
959.704/3373
Library of Congress
DS559.8.C63 G56 1989

The Physical Object

Pagination
ix, 338 p. ;
Number of pages
338

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2067233M
Internet Archive
daysofdecisionor00giog
ISBN 10
0962002402
LC Control Number
88070891
Library Thing
4700956
Goodreads
2829784

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