Conduct unbecoming : gays and lesbians in the U.S. military / Randy Shilts.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1994.Edition: 1st Ballantine books edDescription: xvi, 810 p. ; 21 cmISBN:
- 0449909174 :
- 355/.008/664 20
- UB418.G38 S55 1994
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"Revised and updated"--P.  of cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -788) and index.
Prologue: The dangerous difference (1778-1954) -- The sanction of the victim (1954-1969) -- Interrogations (1969-1975) -- Trials (1975-1976) -- The family (1977-1980) -- Lesbian vampires of Bavaria (1981-1985) -- HOMOVAC (1986-1990) -- Epilogue: Promises to keep.
By the author of the acclaimed And the Band Played On, this extraordinary, unique exploration of gays in the military and their persecution there is a masterpiece of investigative reporting. Shilts spoke with hundreds of lesbians and gays in all levels of the military and tells their stories of pain and pride with an attention to detail and depth of feeling that will leave readers moved and educated and with better understanding.