Going Home to the Fifties

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Last Gasp, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 143 pages
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Going Home to the Fifties presents the ideals of suburban living as seen through the lens of magazine advertisements of the era. Full-colour ads accompany the text to guide the reader on a journey through an idealised neighbourhood of the times from the schools, roads and commuter trains to the homes, kitchens and backyards.

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BILL YENNE is the author of more than two dozen books on military and historical topics. "The Wall Street Journal" recently called his "Indian Wars: The Campaign for the American West ""splendid" and went on to say that it "has the rare quality of being both an excellent reference work and a pleasure to read." His other works include "The American Aircraft Factory in World War II", Operation" Cobra and the Great Offensive: Sixty Days that Changed the Course of World War II, Aces: True Stories of Victory and Valor in the Skies of World War II, Black '41: The West Point Class of 1941 and the American Triumph in World War II, "and" The History of the US Air Force". He is a member of the American Aviation Historical Society, and is a regular contributor to "International Air Power Review. "He worked with the legendary US Air Force commander, General Curtis E. LeMay, to produce "Superfortress: The B-29 and American Airpower in World War II". He lives in San Francisco.

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