“Never before in modern history have the armed forces been so shaken by internal turmoil and disaffection; as Fortune magazine accurately put it, ‘our gravest military problem is manpower.’ In this and the following six chapters, we shall explore in depth the pervasive manifestations of this crisis within the ranks–from the simple inability to sustain force levels, to the development of political opposition and resistance among GIs, to the collapse of the infantry in Vietnam.”