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Michael Bess is professor of history at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of The Light Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960-2000, and Realism, Utopia, and the Mushroom Cloud: Four Activist Intellectuals and Their Strategies for Peace, 1945-1989.

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Choices Under Fire
Moral Dimensions of World War II
Written by Michael Bess


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $18.00

World War II remains a celebrated event in our collective memory—a time of great high-minded clarity, patriotic sacrifice, and national unity of purpose. It was the quintessential “good war,” in which the forces of freedom triumphed over the forces of darkness. Now, in his provocative new book, historian Michael Bess explodes... Read more >
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Choices Under Fire
Moral Dimensions of World War II
Written by Michael Bess


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

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