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Fighting on Horseback: The Revered Place of Horses in WWII

Elizabeth Letts spoke with Signature about her latest book, The Perfect Horse, the story of a little-known mission to rescue pedigree stallions during WWII.


Wilfred Owen’s Antiwar Poem ‘Dulce et Decorum Est,’ Illustrated

For the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, Nathan Gelgud illustrates the vivid anti-WWI poem by Wilfred Owen, "Dulce et Decorum est."


David Gilkey, Zabi Tamanna, and the Need for War Reporting

Former State Department official J. Kael Weston reflects on the last conversation he had with NPR’s David Gilkey – who was killed alongside Zabi Tamanna in Afghanistan in early June – and the ongoing dangers of and necessity for wartime journalism.


5 Books on the Absurdities of Military Life

Mary Roach's 'Grunt' is one of five books that, while respectful of our armed services, holds an eyebrow firmly cocked at the absurdities of war.


The Anatomy of a Soldier: Near-Death in Iraq with Harry Parker

Harry Parker, author of Anatomy of a Soldier, reflects on his near-death experience tanking through an Iraqi street.


4 Lessons Homer’s Odyssey Can Teach Us About Returning from War

Bryan Doerries, author of The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan, discusses the relevance that Homer's the Odyssey has to American veterans today.