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Achilles in Vietnam (PB)

Achilles in Vietnam (PB)
Achilles in Vietnam (PB)

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Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer's Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Although the Iliad was written twenty-seven centuries ago it has much to teach about combat trauma, as do the more recent, compelling voices and experiences of Vietnam vets.

Purchase the Kindle edition of Achilles in Vietnam through our Amazon Associate store. Purchases made through this link still benefit Marine Corps Association programs. You can also buy Dr. Jonathan Shay's sequel, Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming, through
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