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The Home Front: An Oral History of the War Years in America

1941-45

by Archie Satterfield

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Published by Backinprint.com .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7544872M
ISBN 100595088805
ISBN 109780595088805
OCLC/WorldCa47701016

Historical novelist Aimee Liu uncovered the history of the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, the western front of the Pacific theater in World War II, in the course of plotting her new novel.   No Ordinary Time Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II By Doris Kearns Goodwin Illustrated. pages. Simon & Schuster. $

  Much like during the First World War, there are now long lines in front of shops, though “panic buying”—shopping in large quantities out of fears of shortages and price rise—appears to have subsided. When the Great War broke out, no one thought it would last for years. Soldiers expected it to be over by the Christmas of   The timing feels terribly apt. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression turned 50 this year. A bestseller in , the book was one of nearly two dozen written by the cheerfully empathetic historian and journalist Studs Terkel. In Chicago, Terkel .

Allan M. Winkler is Distinguished Professor of History at Miami University of Ohio and author of Home Front, USA: America during World War II () and Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Making of Modern America .   Simon Partner is an assistant professor of history. He delivered this talk, "Coercion and Consent: The Home Front in Japan" on Feb. 26, , as part of the lecture series The Weight of War, a lecture series sponsored by the History Department. Prof. Claudia Koonz also gave a talk on the Nazi techniques of popular persuasion. (The lecture opens with a film clip.).


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Get this from a library. Americans remember the home front: an oral narrative of the World War II years in America. [Roy Hoopes;] -- A portrait of the home front in the United States during the World War II years in the words of the people who experienced them.

Includes the reminiscences of military wives, hospital volunteers. Mosley’s book showed people a side of the post-war American home front that many had never seen.

And in his characters, Easy and his psychopathic sidekick (and I use that term lovingly), Mouse, he created two of the most memorable fiction characters in recent years. Black war veterans faced a different kind of homecoming than whites. The truth about the sacrifice and suffering on the home front during World War I is rarely discussed.

In this book, some of the oldest men and women in the country speak about experiences and events that have remained buried for 85 years. Their testimony. The United Kingdom home front during World War II covers the political, social and economic history during – The war was very expensive.

It was paid for by high taxes, by selling off assets, and by accepting large amounts of Lend Lease from the U.S. and Canada. The US gave $30 billion in munitions; Canada also gave aid. HOME FRONT USA AROUND THE WORLD, AND ABOVE TOTAL WAR GOOD-BYES ACKNOWLEDGMENTS no doubt, take issue with the concept of a personal history book so soon after the end of worldwide hostilities.

time is as much an enemy as it is an ally. Yes, the coming years will provide hindsight, adding greater wisdom to memories seen through the light. Home front is an English language term with analogues in other languages.

It is commonly used to describe the full participation of the British public in World War I who suffered Zeppelin raids and endured food rations as part of what came to be called the "Home Front".

Civilians are traditionally uninvolved in combat, except when the fighting happened to reach their dwelling places. Americans Remember the Home Front: An Oral Narrative of the World War II Years in America by Roy Hoopes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Americans Remember the Home Front: an Oral Narrative of the World War Ii Years in America by Hoopes, Roy - AbeBooks.

Created in by Clara Barton, the American Red Cross was an organization that was already well established before the war began. During WWII, the American Red Cross carried out a number of vital activities, including the collection of blood for the medical needs of the military and the home front.

From blackouts to blitzed homes, the Second World War presented a new world of opportunity for the criminally inclined, and the war years saw an unprecedented rise in British crime.

Here, Mark Ellis, author of new book Merlin at War, explores the dodgy dealings and violent deeds that flourished on the home front. Defining a "home front" in the Revolutionary War is difficult because so much of the thirteen states became, at one time or another, an actual theater of war.

Even so, the war profoudly affected the domestic scene, and the domestic scene, in turn, greatly influenced the conduct and course of the war. World War II Soon after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and America’s subsequent entrance into World War II, it became apparent that voluntary conservation on the home front.

The photograph depicts Landdeck with celebrated stunt pilot Caro Bayley Bosca. The two met after the airshow. As they were chatting, another woman ran up and blew Bosca’s secret identity: The white-haired year-old in the sun visor and khaki pants had piloted B Mitchell bombers during World War she wasn’t the only woman to soar for her country during the Second World War.

An Oral History of Working-Class Childhood and Youth (Oxford, ); S. Humphries & R. Van Emden, All Quiet on the Home Front: An Oral History of Life in Britain during the First World War (London, ).Back to (7).

Ch 20 The New Frontier and the Great Society. Kennedy and the Cold War - pg. The New Frontier - pg. The Great Society - pg. Rothbard, "War Collectivism in World War I," p.

90, observed that the railroad owners were not at all averse to the government takeover, since they were guaranteed the same level of profits as in –17, two particularly good years for the industry.

"Home Front is Hannah's crowning achievement." —The Huffington Post In this powerhouse of a novel, Kristin Hannah explores the intimate landscape of a troubled marriage with this provocative and timely portrait of a husband and wife, in love and at war. All marriages have a breaking point.

All families have wounds. All wars have a cost Like many couples, Michael and Jo "/5(K). A New Oral History Project Seeks the Stories of World War II Before It’s Too Late United States' vast home front—a victory-oriented war machine that needed its .World War II marked a watershed moment in African-American history.

It brought economic opportunities and opened new avenues for participation in American society. On the eve of the war, roughly 75 percent of the African-American population lived in the South; and two-thirds of the total number of southern African Americans lived in rural areas.

For the year87 percent of black .