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March 1, 2016

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Fort Buchanan | Benjamin Crotty

March 1, 2016

Despite a slew of savvy would-be war-propaganda films in the 1940s (headed by David O. Selznick’s Since You Went Away) that made the plight of army wives their central focus, more recent efforts in this tradition, such as American Sniper, have tended more often to treat the emotional turmoil of the army spouse as only a fleeting consideration, lest too much be taken away from the real action of war’s front lines. In detailing a community of people at a retreat for soldiers’…

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