Democracy in a drum: Social relations on American submarines during the Second World War
Sturma, M. (2005) Democracy in a drum: Social relations on American submarines during the Second World War. War & Society, 24 (2). pp. 23-33.
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Describing life on a us submarine war patrol, one veteran submariner enlists the reader to, 'imagine yourself crammed inside a cold, clammy, inescapable steel cylinder with eighty-five smelly souls for a period of thirty-to-sixty days'. l For most people it is not an inviting image, and yet submarine service during the Second World War evokes a certain glamour. As a fighting unit submarine crews were seen as in some ways unique...
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