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Aftermath: The Remnants of War

From Landmines to Chemical Warfare--The Devastating Effects of Modern Combat

by Donovan Webster

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military engineering,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Modern - General,
  • Technology,
  • Military,
  • War,
  • Military - General,
  • Military Science,
  • History / Modern / General,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • War and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7700416M
    ISBN 10067975153X
    ISBN 109780679751533

    Webster traces the deadly legacy from the French battlefields of World War I to Vietnam and the Persian Gulf, describing the work of sappers in a compelling story that brings to light the horrifying legacy of warfare. All across the country there is anger at the American government about this issue. This eBook is not available in your country. Results 1 to 6 of 6. Who knows what the future will bring?

    Over a hundred million people were killed by war in the last century. As a co-founder of the Center for International Rehabilitation and an early member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, he was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in Journalist Webster's fascinating book explores a subject that is only now being considered: What happens to all the bombs, mines, and other killing materials after the treaties have been signed and the war has stopped? Webster tours these sites himself, personalizing his narrative. Lawrence also discusses the effect it had on not just our history but world history. Two tons of munitions per square metre!

    And the world continues to suffer the impact of this cost. I just watched a documentary called Aftermath: The Remnants of War. My only suggestion would be for the author to release an updated version, or perhaps a follow up book. Indeed, Khrushchev's successor, Leonid Brezhnev, actually made an effort to rehabilitate Stalin's reputation, to cover up the few crimes that Khrushchev had exposed, and to return him to place of honor among Soviet heroes. He was a destructive force, perhaps the most destructive human being of this long and bloody century--more destructive even than his great rival, Hitler, whose own regime went down under the boots of the Red Army.


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Aftermath: The Remnants of War by Donovan Webster Download PDF Ebook

Over a hundred million people were killed by war in the last century.

Essay about Effects & Aftermath of the Vietnam War

Only Americans can do that. Results 1 to 6 of 6. The consequences associated, in regards to the United States escalation of involvement in economic, social, political and Aftermath: The Remnants of War book relations in both South and North Vietnam, were substantial in the sense that the United States would ultimately shape a volatile political.

Between and million land mines are planted in the soil of Aftermath: The Remnants of War book than 64 countries. At Stalingrad, there are the bones ofGerman dead. Certain policies, like the Five-Year Plan and collectivization, bear the stamp of Marxist orthodoxy, and he seems to have nursed a hope of an imminent worldwide revolution Aftermath: The Remnants of War book in his last years.

A 56 minute version of the film can be seen on the wonderful NFB site here. It was not until the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Cold War, and the final crack-up of the Soviet Union in that the world was allowed access to the record of Stalin's crimes--and even that information remains incomplete, so careful were Stalin's contemporaries to hide his corruption.

That is the truth that Webster, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, explores in his evocative first book, expanded from an article he wrote for the Smithsonian magazine. At Stalingrad, there are the bones ofGerman dead. He supported and inspired copycat dictators, from Kim Il Sung in North Korea to Pol Pot in Cambodia, whose own toll of victims reaches into the millions.

As a co-founder of the Center for International Rehabilitation and an early member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, he was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in Yet American lab studies have already linked dioxin to cancer, blood disease and birth defects…Scientists have concluded that this country [Vietnam] has the largest contamination of dioxin in the world.

Webster tours these sites himself, personalizing his narrative. Recommended for all collections. I just watched a documentary called Aftermath: The Remnants of War.

In chapters covering France, Russia around Volgagrad, formerly StalingradVietnam, Kuwait, the atomic test sites in Nevada, and the stockpiles of chemical weapons stored in the salt flats of Utah, Webster presents the historical background and then interviews the people who seek to live amid these silent but still very much alive artifacts from war.

The United States quickly became an ally with South Vietnam because they feared the spread of communism. Any item may be returned in original condition for any For the simple reason, with the clean up of Stalingrad, there were not enough people available to do anything.

France, Russia StalingradVietnam and Bosnia, in that order, are the areas focused upon. Who knows what the future will bring?The Vietnam War was the first major war American’s had suffered defeat. The Vietnam war was a war of confusion, competition and biasness.

The outcome of the war was far greater than an upset American nation, but a severe breakdown of the Vietnamese culture, economy, environment and government. In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of memory and enduring terror: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are now rising up in fields, gardens, and /5(39).

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