In Robert A. Heinlein's controversial bestseller, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the Universe--and into battle against mankind's most alarming enemy.
JOIN THE ARMY AND SEE THE UNIVERSE
The historians can't seem to settle whether to call this one "The Third Space War" (or the fourth), or whether "The First Interstellar War" fits it better. The soldiers just call it "The Bug War." Everything up to then and still later were "incidents," "patrols," or "police actions."
In the Mobile Infantry, everybody fights. But you're just as dead if you buy the farm in an "incident" as you are if you buy it in a declared war...
"A classic...If you want a great military adventure, this one is for you."--All SciFi
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dandelionroots - LibraryThing
YOUNG, RODGER W., Private, 148th Infantry, 37th Infantry Division (the Ohio Buckeyes); born Tiffin Ohio, 28 April 1918; died 31 July 1943, on the island New Georgia, Solomons, South Pacific, while ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - buffalogr - LibraryThing
This is a story about the growing up of a boy to a man in the "mobile infantry". It's really a story about poly sci, sci-fi and just plain sci at some time in the future with a pretty normal ... Read full review