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Special Features

Dale Ritterbusch with Jackson A. Niday, II Nine Poems followed by Democracy and Literature: A Conversation


“As I write this, I am crying”: Children’s Letters to Iraq



Benjamin Busch The Art in War

Stanley Horowitz Renditions


David Buchanan Third Country Nationals

Anthony Bukoski Report of the Guardian of the Sick


Book Excerpt

Michael Sledge from Soldier Dead: How We Recover, Identify, Bury, and Honor Our Military Fallen


Ron Sandvik “Panamax,” from Four Strings, Four Bullets


William Childress Two Poems

Rob Jacques Two Poems

Sofia Starnes Anemones

Brian C. Felder Looking for Bill Gray

Amy Nawrocki Broken Treaties

Josh Burgess Three Poems

Noel Crook War Photo

John Balaban For John Haag, Logger, Sailor, Housepainter, Poet, Professor, and Grower of Orchids

David Keplinger The Lamp and the Mirror

Thomas McGuire Garden Plots

Critical Essay

Leslie A. Werden Memories of Yesterday and Tomorrow: Familial Legacies in Titus and All My Sons

Jason S. Ridler War in the Precious Graveyard: Death through the Eyes of Guy Sajer

Matthew B. Hill The Dream from Which No One Wakes: Jarrell, Dreams, and War

Nils Clausson Sassoon’s Prose Trench Lyric and the Romantic Tradition: The Ending of Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man

Alex Moffett “We Will Remember Them”: The Poetic Rewritings of Lutyens’ Cenotaph

David Yost Skins Before Reputations: Subversions of Masculinity in Ambrose Bierce and Stephen Crane

Jerry M. Long From Gilgamesh to Fatwas: Reading the Ideology of al-Qaida as Epic

Douglas Higbee Siegfried Sassoon, Fellow-traveler: Poetry, Socialism, and the British Veterans’ Movement

Personal Essay

Jim Kelly Instant Gandhi


Philip Beidler The Invisible ARVN: The South Vietnamese Soldier in American Representations of the Vietnam War

Tamara Miner Haygood Prisoner of War Memoirs of World War II: The European Theatre

James A. Moad II Re-imagining the Past through Letters

Carl E. Bartecchi, M.D. How an Art Form (Photography) Influenced a Practice of Medicine

Recall Roster

William Newmiller Hadji Murád by Leo Tolstoy

Editor's Choice

Donald Anderson The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

Book Reviews by Brian Hanley

Ulysses S. Grant by Josiah Bunting III

Putnam: An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel by David Humphreys

The Iraq War by John Keegan

TakeDown: The 3rd Infantry Division's Twenty-One Day Assault on Baghdad by Jim Lacey

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