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|Title||:||Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War|
|Author||:||Mary Roach, Abby Elvidge|
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|Category||:||Non fiction, Science, War, History, Military, Humor|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War Bestselling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact awake sane uninfected and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war .
Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier s most challenging adversaries panic exhaustion heat noise and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U S Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat She visits the fashion design studio of U S Army Natick Labs and learns why a zipper is a problem for a sniper She visits a repurposed movie studio where amputee actors help prepare Marine Corps medics for the shock and gore of combat wounds At Camp Lemmonier Djibouti in east Africa we learn how diarrhea can be a threat to national security Roach samples caffeinated meat sniffs an archival sample of a World War II stink bomb and stays up all night with the crew tending the missiles on the nuclear submarine USS Tennessee She answers questions not found in any other book on the military Why is DARPA interested in ducks How is a wedding gown like a bomb suit Why are shrimp more dangerous to sailors than sharks Take a tour of duty with Roach and you ll never see our nation s defenders in the same way again