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By Sahr Conway-Lanz

"Collateral harm" is an army time period for the inadvertent casualties and destruction inflicted on civilians during army operations. In Collateral harm: americans, Noncombatant Immunity, and Atrocity after international battle II, Sahr Conway-Lanz chronicles the heritage of America's try to reconcile the right of sparing civilians with the truth that glossy conflict ends up in the killing of blameless humans. Drawing on policymakers' reaction to the problems raised via the atrocities of worldwide warfare II and using the atomic bomb, in addition to the continued debate via the yankee public and the media because the Korean struggle constructed, Conway-Lanz offers a accomplished exam of recent American discourse related to civilian casualties and offers a desirable examine the advance of what's now generally known as collateral damage.

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