Imagine coming home after World War II, when one in ten Americans had been in uniform. If you met a young man, the question wouldn't have been whether he served, but where. And those who hadn't served likely knew many friends and family who had, worrying for them while they were gone and trying to understand how the war had changed them.
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 3
, Article 17.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol3/iss1/17