Children Of The World War Ii Home Front

Author: Sylvia Whitman
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9781575054841
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Children Of The World War Ii Home Front from the Author: Sylvia Whitman. Explores the experiences of children living in the United States during World War II, including writing V-mail to soldiers, participating in air raid drills, planting Victory Gardens, buying stamps for war bonds, and gathering cooking grease and scrap metal for making bombs.

Wartime America

Author: John W. Jeffries
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee
ISBN: 1461699479
Size: 75.45 MB
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Wartime America from the Author: John W. Jeffries. As John Jeffries observes in his new and cogent history of America during World War II, our view of the war has been shaped by two widely accepted perspectives: as a watershed in American history, as a “Good War” of national unity, virtue, and success. Searching for the reality behind these catchphrases, Mr. Jeffries finds a richer and more varied portrait of America at war, one that defies easy interpretation. If great changes came to American life, thy were not necessarily brought by the war; if the struggle seemed one of moral unity, not all Americans were equally wedded to the cause. In considering the nation's political economy and the effects of mobilization; the social and cultural mobility of wartime; the experiences of minority groups; the strains of domestic politics; and the influence of propaganda, Mr. Jeffries paints a picture of a people emerging from the Great Depression and eager for a better life, yet often reluctant to abandon the touchstones of their past. His succinct, informative history is a welcome contribution to our understanding of this crucial moment in the American experience.

68 Homefront 2

Author: Mark Kidwell
Publisher: Image Comics
Size: 15.40 MB
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68 Homefront 2 from the Author: Mark Kidwell. Horror haunts the heartland in this action-packed conclusion to the '68: PEECE AND LOVE story arc. Harbinger, Pennsylvania, home of the Heralds, transforms from peaceful American small town to undead slaughterhouse as a pep rally becomes a battleground, a family doctor stands guard over his personal gateway to hell, and a teenage couple fights for love and each other amongst monsters both supernatural and all too human. The second of four issues, featuring a script by series writer MARK KIDWELL and gruesome artwork by KYLE CHARLES and JAY FOTOS ('68: HALLOWED GROUND), continues to bring 1960s zombie horror back to "the world."

The Home Front War

Author: Kenneth Paul O'Brien
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313292118
Size: 24.29 MB
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The Home Front War from the Author: Kenneth Paul O'Brien. This book describes the impact of World War II on Americans, the ways the war influenced preconceived notions of gender, race, class, and ethnicity.

The Home Front Encyclopedia

Author: James Ciment
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078493
Size: 40.64 MB
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The Home Front Encyclopedia from the Author: James Ciment. An encyclopedia of life on the home front during the two world wars provides biographical profiles, articles on all aspects of life during the era, chronologies of important events, and primary source documents.

Nazism 1919 1945 The German Home Front In World War Ii

Author: Jeremy Noakes
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 9780859893114
Size: 60.41 MB
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Nazism 1919 1945 The German Home Front In World War Ii from the Author: Jeremy Noakes. Volume 4 of this acclaimed series of documents with commentary is the most substantial study of the German home front in World War II available in English. It illuminates the nature of Nazism and the regime it established by documenting politics and life in wartime Germany: government and party, law and terror, welfare and social planning, sex and population policy, women, youth, propoganda, morale and resistance.

World War Ii

Author: Phyllis Raybin Emert
Publisher: Applewood Books
ISBN: 1878668609
Size: 10.50 MB
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World War Ii from the Author: Phyllis Raybin Emert. Presents a collection of excerpts from journals, letters, government documents, essays, newspapers, and political cartoons describing life on the homefront during World War II.

The Guardians

Author: Steven Bird
Publisher: Steven Bird at Homefront Books
ISBN: 1495118525
Size: 58.90 MB
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The Guardians from the Author: Steven Bird. The Guardians is the second book in The New Homefront series. It is the sequel to The Last Layover: The New Homefront, Volume 1. The Guardians picks up where The Last Layover left off, as well as introducing an exciting new parallel story line and characters. Join our characters as they struggle to survive and find their way in a world forever changed by the events detailed in Volume 1. The Guardians is an action-adventure thrill ride, packed with plausible events that offers readers a glimpse into a potential collapse of society, while providing an exciting and entertaining story with characters you will feel you truly know and understand. Continue on this journey with them as they face the dangers, hardships, chaos, and violence, of an unraveling and collapsing modern world, while never losing touch with their own humanity, decency, and dignity.

The Homecoming The Homefront Series Book 2

Author: Dan Walsh
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441212054
Size: 31.80 MB
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The Homecoming The Homefront Series Book 2 from the Author: Dan Walsh. No sooner is Shawn Collins home from the fighting in Europe than he is called upon to serve his country in another way--as a speaker on the war bond tour. While other men might jump at the chance to travel around the country with attractive Hollywood starlets, Shawn just wants to stay home with his son Patrick and the aging father with whom he has finally reconciled. When Shawn taps Katherine Townsend to be Patrick's nanny while he's on the road, he has no idea that she will be the key to his future happiness and the mending of his heart. This heartwarming story of tender love and fresh starts will capture readers.

Labor S Home Front

Author: Andrew E. Kersten
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814748244
Size: 19.48 MB
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Labor S Home Front from the Author: Andrew E. Kersten. One of the oldest, strongest, and largest labor organizations in the U.S., the American Federation of Labor (AFL) had 4 million members in over 20,000 union locals during World War II. The AFL played a key role in wartime production and was a major actor in the contentious relationship between the state, organized labor, and the working class in the 1940s. The war years are pivotal in the history of American labor, but books on the AFL’s experiences are scant, with far more on the radical Congress of Industrial Unions (CIO). Andrew E. Kersten closes this gap with Labor’s Home Front, challenging us to reconsider the AFL and its influence on twentieth-century history. Kersten details the union's contributions to wartime labor relations, its opposition to the open shop movement, divided support for fair employment and equity for women and African American workers, its constant battles with the CIO, and its significant efforts to reshape American society, economics, and politics after the war. Throughout, Kersten frames his narrative with an original, central theme: that despite its conservative nature, the AFL was dramatically transformed during World War II, becoming a more powerful progressive force that pushed for liberal change.