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America's home front heroes : an oral history of World War II

Author: Stacy Enyeart
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"America's home front heroes is divided into four sections: a time for heightened passion, a time for caution and prejudice, a time for flag waving, and a time for war plant women. The 34 brief oral histories within these sections capture the full diversity of the United States during the war, with contributions coming from men, women, and children of all backgrounds, including Japanese Americans, conscientious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacy Enyeart
ISBN: 9780313377891 0313377898 9780313377907 0313377901
OCLC Number: 320193383
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 125 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: It was a time for ... heightened passion --
It was a time for ... caution and prejudice --
It was a time for ... flag waving --
It was a time for ... war-plant women.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Stacy Enyeart ; foreword by Larry Aasen.

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A new compendium of firsthand reminiscences of life on the American home front during World War II.  Read more...

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