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American girls, beer, and Glenn Miller : GI morale in World War II

Autor: James J Cooke
Verlag: Columbia, Missouri : University of Missouri Press, ©2012.
Serien: American Military Experience Ser.
Ausgabe/Medienart   E-Book : Dokument : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Medienarten anzeigen
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As World War II dawned in Europe, General George C. Marshall, the new Army Chief of Staff, had to acknowledge that American society - and the citizens who would soon become soldiers - had drastically changed in the previous few decades. Almost every home had a radio, movies could talk, and driving in an automobile to the neighborhood soda fountain was part of everyday life. A product of newly created mass  Weiterlesen…
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American Girls, Beer, and Glenn Mill.
Univ of Missouri Pr 2012
Medienart: Dokument, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Internet-Ressource, Computerdatei
Alle Autoren: James J Cooke
ISBN: 0826272843 9780826272843 0826219845 9780826219848
OCLC-Nummer: 818953046
Beschreibung: 1 online resource.
Inhalt: The abnormal communities --
American beer and American girls --
1943 : consolidation --
Picadilly Lilly --
A one-man band --
1944 : invasions and frustrations --
"Unnecessarily unsatisfactory --
Movies, doughnuts, and M1 rifles --
Aftermath, 1945-48.
Serientitel: American Military Experience Ser.
Verfasserangabe: James J. Cooke.

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A product of newly created mass consumerism, the soldier of 1940 had expectations of material comfort, even while at war. Historian James J. Cooke presents the first comprehensive look at how General  Weiterlesen…

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