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Grunt : [large print] the curious science of humans at war / Mary Roach.

By: Roach, Mary.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017. ©2016Description: 431 p. (large print) : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781432837839.Report number: BN-Winter/Spring 18Subject(s): Military art and science -- United States -- Technological innovations | Military art and science -- United States -- History -- Technological innovations -- 21st century | Military research -- United StatesGenre/Form: Large type books.Summary: Roach tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries, panic, exhaustion, heat, noise. She introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer these challenges. You'll learn why a zipper is a problem for a sniper; how amputee actors help prepare Marine Corps medics for the shock and gore of combat wounds; how diarrhea can be a threat to national security.
List(s) this item appears in: 2018 Winter/Spring Catalog
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Roach tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries, panic, exhaustion, heat, noise. She introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer these challenges. You'll learn why a zipper is a problem for a sniper; how amputee actors help prepare Marine Corps medics for the shock and gore of combat wounds; how diarrhea can be a threat to national security.

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