Objects & Places from On Killing

Dave Grossman (author)
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Lake Wobegon

This is a fictional town created on Prairie Home Companion.

Washington Post Newspaper

The author refers to this during the introduction to show extreme anti-killing ideologies that are part of the confluence of influences in contemporary American society.

Black Powder muskets

These items are used in the text as proof that soldiers are disinclined to shoot in battle.


These items are used internationally, but are recognizable as belonging to American troops throughout the world.


This is an alternative to the preferred weapon of the US military.

Green Beret

This is a specialized type of American fighting sub-group.


This was a new form of tight military formation used in the ancient world.


This was designed to make it so that work colleagues, neighbors and the like could get together even though the norm was that people lived in crowded housing with large families...

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