By Allan Bérubé
Berube's booklet, the muse for the 1995 Peabody Award-winning documentary movie of an identical identify, has turn into a vintage because it was once released in 1990, simply 3 years ahead of the debatable "don't ask, do not inform" coverage, which has persevered to function an uneasy compromise among gays and the army. With a brand new foreword by way of historians John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman, this booklet continues to be a beneficial contribution to the historical past of worldwide conflict II, in addition to to the continued debate in regards to the position of gays within the U.S. military.
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