The New Winter Soldiers Redux: The Patriotism of Antiwar GIs

  • Carl Mirra
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Oral History book series (PSOH)


The army recruiter “only told me the great things” about the military, Michael Harmon says as he remembers enlisting in the service. Harmon, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, saw people “literally split open,” and no longer trusts the U.S. government because the “whole war was a lie.”


Active Duty National Guard Vietnam Veteran Boot Camp Conscientious Objector 
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