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World War II From the Home Front

Gale W. Day

World War II From the Home Front

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • War fiction,
  • Romance - General,
  • War & Military,
  • Fiction / War,
  • Fiction : Romance - General,
  • Fiction - Men"s Adventure

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10711119M
    ISBN 100595435165
    ISBN 109780595435166
    OCLC/WorldCa156821177

    Get this from a library! V is for victory: the American home front during World War II. [Sylvia Whitman] -- Describes life in the United States during World War II, discussing such activities as civil defense, the Japanese relocation, rationing, propaganda, and censorship. With the pending capitulation of Japan, the printing of ration books for was halted by the OPA on Aug It was thought that "even if Japan does not fold now, the war will certainly be over before the books can be used." On Aug , World War II gas rationing was ended on the West Coast of the United States. The contributions of women during World War II provide especially useful insights into the impact of war and the combination of change and continuity on the home front. The phrase "Rosie the Riveter" has survived as the most remembered icon of the civilian workforce that helped win the war.


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From those who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of Tarawa to those who labored on the home front, the larger story of World War II emerges, a story full of heroism and tenacity, horror and : Kay B. Hall. The nine contributors by World War II scholars focus on a wide range of home-front concerns, including working women, racial issues, democracy, domestic experience, Hollywood, and opportunities for a middle-class : Hardcover.

Letters and diaries as well as an array of other documents from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War combine with key background information to take the reader through the course of each war, from inception to aftermath.

What emerges is a fascinating snapshot of life on the American homefront.4/5(1). Books shelved as world-warhomefront: The American Home Front: by Alistair Cooke, Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight.

Miller is the author of Cincinnati: The War Years" (). He World War II From the Home Front book worked on several public history projects at the local, state and national levels, including the World War II exhibit titled "Cincinnati Goes to War: A Community Responds to Total War, " for the Cincinnati Museum Center."/5(3).

Homefront: America During World War II [Harris, Mark Jonathan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Homefront: America During World War II Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II Emily Yellin. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $/5(1). Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor Martin Sheen, The Home Front: Life in America During World War II takes listeners into the lives of Americans at home-part of the Greatest Generation-who supported the war effort and sustained the country during wartime/5.

Recon Scout: Story of World War II HE LIVED ON THE ABYSS OF DEATHAS A RECON SCOUT IN WORLD WAR Africa’s Sahara Desert, where he met Churchill, to the plains of Tunisia, where he served under Patton, Fred Salter executed daring nightly solo.

Books shelved as wwii-home-front: Jambusters: The Women's Institute at War by Julie Summers, The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear, The War. By William L. Shirer First published inthis National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller traces the rise and fall of Nazi Germany from Adolf Hitler’s birth in to the end of World War II in   On December 7,the U.S.

was thrust into World War II when Japan launched a surprise attack on the American naval fleet at Pearl Harbor.

The following day, America and Great Britain declared war on Japan. On Decem Germany and Italy declared war on the U.S. Labor's Home Front: The American Federation of Labor during World War II By Andrew E.

Kersten; Harvey J. Kaye New World War II From the Home Front book University Press, Read preview Overview Colleges and Universities in World War II By V.

Cardozier Praeger Publishers, In  Home Front Girls (Park Row Books), Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan relay in an epistolary format the drama endured by two American women and their families living hundreds of miles apart during World War II. In January World War II From the Home Front book, twenty-three-year-old Glory Whitehall from Rockport, Massachusetts, picks a name from a hat at a 4-H meeting.

Historian Marilynn Johnson studies the tremendous importance of World War II on the development of the Easy Bay region of California. Like the first California Gold Rush, Johnson argues that the wartime industrial boom brought revolution changes to cities like Oakland, which attracted thousands of people including the Bay Area's first major influx of African-American World War II From the Home Front book.

A great book to One of my lesson plans was "The Home Front" my kids had to learn about the roles of children during World War II and relate it to their life. World War II From the Home Front book The book is very short, which is always a plus and less overwhelming. It also have really big words and is easy to understand/5.

It follows the ordeal of a World War II draftee and his family from the home front to the Huertgen Forest. Prior to that, Hartley authored Stoneman's Raid, /5.

Designed to give students a concise compass to probe the history of World War II America and to assess the war’s impact on American life, the new edition of Wartime America retains the framework of the original edition but adds new important focus on topics such as other home fronts, the lives of veterans, expanded coverage of World War II as the Good War, and Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Details about The Home Front, World War II, Time Life Books, WW2, Military history. 1 viewed per hour. The Home Front, World War II, Time Life Books, WW2, Military history. Item Information. Time Life Books- The Second Front World War II (2) Series Hardcover.

$ Shipping: + $ Rating: % positive. Provides an overview of what life was like in the United States during World War II; includes bibliographical references. Teachers.

Teachers Home World War II Home Front. By Gary E. Barr. Grades. Primary source accounts of history add an unmatched authenticity to this series. Each book introduces the period and the available sources. The ' home front ' covers the activities of the civilians in a nation at war.

World War II was a total war ; homeland production became even more invaluable to both the Allied and Axis powers. World War II is a series of books published by Time-Life that chronicles the Second World War.

Each book focused on a different topic, such as the resistance, spies, the home front but mainly the battles and campaigns of the conflict. They are each pages in length, heavily illustrated and with pictorial essays on specific topics within the volume.

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II is a historical, biographical book by American author and presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster in Based on interviews with 86 people who knew them personally, the book chronicles the lives of President Franklin D.

Roosevelt and First Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin. World War II Fiction: The Home Front. Credit John Gall. By Mary The fact that the fighting is still going strong at the book’s end confirms that this isn’t a story about war in.

The Home Front is the name given to the effect of the war on people’s everyday lives. Home Front WW2: Evacuation When the war began in September the government knew that large cities would be the target for German bombs and that casualties would be high.

War, by its very nature, has always been a catalyst for change, and World War II followed that pattern. In the United States, World War II made Americans more willing to involve themselves—politically and diplomatically—with the outside world.

It also expanded their hopes and expectations and forever altered the patterns of their lives at home. The home-front war: World War II and American society User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and sponsored by the State University of New York, "Lest We Forget" was a project consisting of lectures, films, academic symposia, and an exhibit.

Features facsimiles of a full-sized ration book with stamps, front pages of newspapers, the Declaration of War on Japan, advertisement on conserving fats, canteen welcome card, documents about labor strikes and prejudice in the workplace, dozens of photos and other documents that bring to life the American home front during World War II.

Review: Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Homefront in World War II User Review - Eliza - Goodreads. I used this book as my main source for a project and it was invaluable. The information was great, it was well written, and the fact section at the back of the page was especially helpful.

An overall great resource. Read full review/5(3). Home World War II - Documents Front Cover Reference URL To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website. The home front pledge campaign book.

Front Cover Previous: 1 of 6: Next: View Description. Page Flip View: View Image & Text: Download: small (x World War II: Women on the Home Front Women entered the workforce in large numbers during World War II, replacing men who had joined the armed forces.

Symbolized by “Rosie the Riveter,” these women significantly changed the place of women in labor and in society. Buy a cheap copy of World War II: The Home Front book. World War II: The Home Front includes a booklet containing a teachers guide, a set of reproductions of original documents, and a CD-ROM containing exercise Free shipping over $ Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for World War II: The Home Front: U.

by Time-Life Books Editors and Ronald Bailey (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Narrated by Emmy Award–winning actor Martin Sheen, The Home Front: Life in America During World War II takes listeners into the lives of Americans at home—part of the Greatest Generation—who supported the war effort and sustained the country during wartime.

The war brought immediate, life-changing shifts: the rationing of meat, dairy products, and sugar; an explosion of war. World War II: the home front. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

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Journey of Heroes (Graphic Novel) A History of Punchbowl: Arlington of the Pacific. TINIAN by Don Farrell. Calculated Risk: The Extraordinary Life of Jimmy Doolittle. Another reason to study the Home Front is the vast social transformation wrought by World War II. Simply put, World War II changed our country forever.

For African Americans, the war meant an opportunity to partake fully in national life, a chance denied them up to : Marshallv. Pages in category "Films set on the home front during World War II" The following pages are in this category, out of total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). World War II, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during – The main combatants were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China).

It was the bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history. In this unit, students study the World War II home front. After an introduction to the origins of the war, they study the effects of the war on the U.S. economy; citizenFile Size: 65KB. Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park.

The World War II period resulted in the largest number of people migrating within the United States, in the history of the country. Individuals and families relocated to industrial centers for good paying war jobs, and out of a sense of patriotic duty.

On the morning of December 7. Pdf War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries. Sparked by the Nazi invasion of Poland, the war .Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for World War II: From the Battle Front to the Home Front, Thirty-Five Arkansans Tell Their Stories by Kay B.

Hall (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!During World War I, the British Shell Crisis of and the ebook of David Lloyd George as Minister ebook Munitions was a recognition that the whole economy would have to be geared for war if the Allies were to prevail on the Western United States home front during World War I saw the first ring World War II.

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