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War Is a Racket: The Anti-War Classic by America's Most Decorated Generalby Smedley D. Butler
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General Smedley Butler’s frank book shows how American war efforts were animated by big-business interests. This extraordinary argument against war by an unexpected proponent is relevant now more than ever.
General Butler's screed crosses all ideological boundaries.
A new edition of this anti-war classic written by America's most decorated General.
An extraordinary argument against war--more relevant now than ever, this is the anti-war classic by America's most decorated general. 40 photos.
Table of Contents
Introduction: How a military hero blew the whistle on corporate malfeasance / Adam Parfrey — War is a racket / Smedley D. Butler — Common sense neutrality / Smedley D. Butler — An amendment for peace / Smedley D. Butler-- The horror of it : camera records of war's gruesome glories.
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