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The Conscientious Objector and the United States Armed Forces By Daniel H. Shubin
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This book is a compendium of the attitude of the United States Armed Forces toward the conscientious objector (C.O.). It includes the portions of US military and Selective Service regulations that... More > deal with the C.O. Included is the procedure for the C.O. to acquire a discharge or release from military service or delayed enlistment and what he should expect in the process. Also in case of a future conscription, the procedure to acquire an exemption as a C.O. is provided along with the requirement of alternative service. Also provided are a sample copy of the US Army and Selective Service forms that deal with acquiring an exemption or discharge from military service. The author, Daniel H. Shubin, has been an advisor 25 years for young people facing the decision of military service. He was a conscientious objector during the Viet-Nam War and performed alternative service. Shubin has also written several books on Christian church history, Bible interpretation, and a book on Christian pacifism.< Less
The Conscientious Objector and the United States Armed Forces By Daniel H. Shubin
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This book is a compendium of the attitude of the United States Armed Forces toward the conscientious objector (C.O.). It includes the portions of US military and Selective Service regulations that... More > deal with the C.O. Included is the procedure for the C.O. to acquire a discharge or release from military service or delayed enlistment and what he should expect in the process. Also in case of a future conscription, the procedure to acquire an exemption as a C.O. is provided along with the requirement of alternative service. Also provided are a sample copy of the US Army and Selective Service forms that deal with acquiring an exemption or discharge from military service. The author, Daniel H. Shubin, has been an advisor 25 years for young people facing the decision of military service. He was a conscientious objector during the Viet-Nam War and performed alternative service. Shubin has also written several books on Christian church history, Bible interpretation, and a book on Christian pacifism.< Less
US Army AWOL Defense: A Practice Guide and Formbook By James M. Branum
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This book is a legal practice guide (a practical "how-to" book for attorneys and other legal professionals) on how to help AWOL (absent without leave) soldiers get their legal situations... More > resolved in the best way possible. The book includes not only instructional information and commentary, but also sample letters, forms and other documents that could be useful in the art of AWOL defense. About the Author: James M. Branum is a solo attorney in Oklahoma. He also serves as the Minister of Peace & Justice of Joy Mennonite Church in Oklahoma City and as the advising attorney of the Oklahoma Center for Conscience and Peace Research. He is a past chair of the Military Law Task Force of the National Lawyers Guild and a past board member of the GI Rights Network. He has represented hundreds of AWOL soldiers before military authorities and has spoken on military law topics in continuing legal education seminars in several states. He was the named one of the 2010 “Legal Rebels” by the American Bar Journal.< Less
Quaker Peace Stories By Northamptonshire Area Quaker Meeting
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This book records the peace stories of nine Northamptonshire Quakers. Their lives illustrate some different ways in which peace testimonies have been upheld: through conscientious objection, through... More > peace campaigning, through bridge-building within divided communities and through international development work. Written accounts and recorded interviews combine to present a vivid record of faith in action.< Less
The Year the War Came Home By Richard W. Paterson
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Max is about to be drafted into the Vietnam War when, over his objection, his overbearing father hires radical Francie to assist Max in the family business. Her strong desire to be part of the family... More > puts off Max, but he and Francie fall in love. His growing opposition to the war eliminates any possibility he will submit to the draft. When the pressure mounts, he and Francie contend with ways to make peace, love, and music--and arrive at very different solutions.< Less
The Year the War Came Home By Richard W. Paterson
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Max is about to be drafted into the Vietnam War when, over his objection, his overbearing father hires radical Francie to assist Max in the family business. Her strong desire to be part of a family... More > puts off Max, but he and Francie fall in love. His growing opposition to the war eliminates any possibility he will submit to the draft. When the pressure mounts, he and Francie contend with ways to make peace, love, and music--and arrive at very different solutions.< Less
The Year the War Came Home By Richard W. Paterson
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Max is about to be drafted into the Vietnam War when, over his objection, his overbearing father hires radical Francie to assist Max in the family business. Her strong desire to be part of the family... More > puts off Max, but he and Francie fall in love. His growing opposition to the war eliminates any possibility he will submit to the draft. When the pressure mounts, he and Francie contend with ways to make peace, love, and music--and arrive at very different solutions.< Less
O U T O F T H E W I N D Some recollections of a sheltered life By Len Clark CBE
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Len Clark was born in Islington, London in 1916. From humble beginnings his ability and energy led to a successful career in local government. Len's passion for the countryside comes out in the book... More > and we see how he became a lifelong campaigner for improved access to the natural world for everyone. Len is a man of strong principals and we see how he chose the route of Conscientious Objection during the Second World War. His story is punctuated with poignant insights and perceptive reflections which tell us a lot about the man as well as the times that he lived through.< Less
Fight the Power: A Memoir of the Sixties By Eric Leif Davin
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The author was raised as a Southern Baptist and Mormon convert, although he was always a non-believer. However, like everyone else in his blue collar surroundings, he believed in America, the... More > military, anti-Communism, and, although too young to vote, Senator Barry Goldwater when he ran for president in 1964. Then, in the Sixties, he went to college and became swept up in the movements of the times. He came to realize that everything he’d believed about “his war,” the Vietnam War, was wrong. He came to believe that we were more than just on the “wrong side.” We were the wrong side. Eventually he was drafted. However, he refused induction into the military, preferring to face five years in prison, the maximum sentence, rather than fight in an immoral war. This memoir describes his journey through the Sixties, from a working class gung-ho Goldwater Republican supporter of the Vietnam War to a radicalized anti-war activist who was eventually drafted to fight in that war -- but refused to go.< Less
Fight the Power: A Memoir of the Sixties By Eric Leif Davin
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The author was raised as a Southern Baptist and Mormon convert, although he was always a non-believer. However, like everyone else in his blue collar surroundings, he believed in America, the... More > military, anti-Communism, and, although too young to vote, Senator Barry Goldwater when he ran for president in 1964. Then, in the Sixties, he went to college and became swept up in the movements of the times. He came to realize that everything he’d believed about “his war,” the Vietnam War, was wrong. He came to believe that we were more than just on the “wrong side.” We were the wrong side. Eventually he was drafted. However, he refused induction into the military, preferring to face five years in prison, the maximum sentence, rather than fight in an immoral war. This memoir describes his journey through the Sixties, from a working class gung-ho Goldwater Republican supporter of the Vietnam War to a radicalized anti-war activist who was eventually drafted to fight in that war -- but refused to go.< Less