Coming Home: A History of War Veterans
This week, in honor of Veteran's Day, the American History Guys, take a look back at the homecoming experiences of war veterans.
This year, the number of deaths by suicide among active-duty military personnel exceeded the number of combat fatalities. It's another reminder of the psychological toll of war fighting and of the challenges that all veterans confront when they return home. This week on BackStory, the American History Guys mark Veterans Day with a look back at the homecoming experiences of previous generations of vets. Are vets only as popular as the wars they’ve fought in?