Brand new hardcover copy in original non price-clipped dust-jacket. First edition, first printing. Illustrated with photographs. Small remainder mark on bottom edge of bulked sheets. Featured are approximately 200 unpublished letters and emails from men who express the full spectrum of emotions concerning their combat experiences. Letters include vivd descriptions of guerrilla warfare, fierce exchanges between brothers who fought on opposite sides of the Civil War, eyewitness accounts of American and foreign troops overwhelmed by the carnage caused by a new generation of weapons during World War I, letters between World War II pen pals who fell in love, correspondence by Iraqi civilians describing the bombing they are enduring, and many more. There is even a section of reconciliation letters by veterans from countries that were once enemies. The collection ranges from the American Revolutionary War up through Iraq and Afghanistan. An unread, new copy.