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From the inside cover:
"Alexander Hamilton, William Sherman, Kurt Vonnegut, and more offer a nuanced and moving look at the act of war in this powerful new volume from the compiler of the bestselling Letters of Note collections.
A black corporal beseeches President Lincoln to ensure that his regiment receives proper payment for performing their duties, Evelyn Waugh relates the hijinks that ensued when his brigade tried to blow up an old tree stump for a local nobleman. Mohandas Gandhi implores Adolf Hitler to turn back the tides of World War II. After learning of her son's last months in combat, a Gold Star mother leaves a heartbroken letter by his name on the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial wall.
This poignant collection of thirty remarkable letters sheds light on what it means for us to take up arms against one another and record a piece of that terrible deed. they encapsulate the full experience of battle, from feats of courage and sacrifice to the grief that follows violence, ultimately affirming the enduring power of the written word."
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