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Places and Names

On War, Revolution, and Returning

by Elliot Ackerman

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The decorated Marine draws on five tours of duty to assess the nature of combat and the human cost of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

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Elliot Ackerman is also the author of the novels Dark at the Crossing and Waiting for Eden. He's pictured above during a TV taping in Milan in March 2016. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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'I Write To Understand What I Think': A Veteran Turns To Words After War

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