The Yellow Birds

by

Kevin Powers

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The Yellow Ribbon

In the United States, in times of war, yellow ribbons are used as a symbol of support to U.S. Army troops. However, in The Yellow Birds, yellow ribbons come to represent a more uncomfortable…

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Murph’s Photograph and Casualty Feeder Card

In his helmet, Murph keeps a photograph of his girlfriend and him, as well as a casualty feeder card that contains all the information necessary to identify his body if he dies. Throughout the course…

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