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Seeking Mental Health Help Can Be Hard In Military Culture

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The Deserters is Charles Glass' second book relating to World War II. His last book, Americans in Paris, told the story of the U.S. citizens who remained in the French capital after the 1940 German invasion. Penguin Press hide caption

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A woman holds the door for her daughter at the entrance to the Wales community center, where a meeting for local veterans turned into a gathering for many of the villagers in the tiny town. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Searching For Veterans On Alaska's Remote Edges

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Photographer Tim Hetherington during an assignment for Vanity Fair Magazine at the Restrepo outpost. Tim A. Hetherington hide caption

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Sebastian Junger: 'Which Way' To Turn After Hetherington's Death

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'Unwilling Witness': Former Journalist Recalls Iraq War

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Remembering Iraq: How Personal Stories Square With Press

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