The Forever War - Joe Haldeman

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For military science fiction fans.
I found this is an excellent novel. Haldeman is a Vietnam War veteran; a Purple Heart recipient who served as a combat engineer with the US 4th Infantry division


The Forever War is a military science fiction novel by American author Joe Haldeman, telling the contemplative story of soldiers fighting an interstellar war between Man and the Taurans. See Wikepedia

Originally published: 1974
Author: Joe Haldeman
Followed by: Forever Peace
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Genre: Military science fiction
Awards:
Hugo Award for Best Novel, Nebula Award for Best Novel, Locus Award for Best Novel
 

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Excellent book - interesting science and logical consequences of that tech in military terms. I'd also refer to it as satire rather than comedy personally (Though that might be Zinzan being picky)