World War II

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - United States - 481 pages
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What did it feel like to be an American during World War II and in the years that preceded and followed it? This work provides first-hand accounts of the period - from letters, speeches, and newspaper articles - that illustrate how important events appeared to those who lived through them.
  

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Contents

The Debate Isolationism v Interventionism January 30 1933December 11 1941
1
Gearing Up National Defense Military and Economic Mobilization 1939December 7 1941
20
Crisis Government December 7 1941September 2 1945
42
Civilian Daily Life 1940June 1945
63
Civilians at Work September 1941September 2 1945
93
Military LifeThe US Army and the European Theater of Operations September 3 1939May 8 1945
121
Military LifeThe Navy the Marine Corps the Coast Guard and the War in the Pacific September 3 1939September 9 1945
183
Civil Liberties and Military Necessity June 8 1938December 23 2000
241
The United Nations January 6 1941July 27 1953
324
Documents
335
Biographies of Major Personalities
354
Maps
375
Glossary
391
Refugees
395
Notes
404
Bibliography
416

Victory The Enemy January 13 1942April 28 1952
285
Victory At Home June 1944November 1952
306

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Schneider had a career in higher education.

Schneider had a career in higher education.

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