Title: Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character



Publication Date: 05/26/1994

ASIN: 0689121822

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Book Description:

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 27 centuries ago, it has much to teach about combat trauma, as do the more recent, compelling voices and experiences of Vietnam vets.

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