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Bedford goes to war : the heroic story of a small Virginia community in World War II

Author: James W Morrison
Publisher: Lynchburg, Va. : Warwick House Pub. ; Moneta, Va. (80 Chickadee Circle, Moneta 24121-2342) : [distributor] J.W. Morrison, ©2004.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, James W.
Bedford goes to war.
Lynchburg, Va. : Warwick House Pub. ; Moneta, Va. (80 Chickadee Circle, Moneta 24121-2342) : [distributor] J.W. Morrison, ©2004
(OCoLC)760971602
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James W Morrison
ISBN: 1890306657 9781890306656
OCLC Number: 55532293
Description: 450 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Bedford before the war --
Preparing for war, 1940-1941 --
Entering the war, 1941-1942 --
Serving their country, 1942-1945 --
Life in the military --
Home front: overview and civil defense --
Home front: restrictions on consumers --
Home front: volunteer activities --
Home front: fund raising --
Home front: Bedford's economy --
Home front: miscellaneous --
Communicating with loved ones --
D-Day: Bedford's special tragedy --
The aftermath: Bedford's sacrifice --
Honoring veterans and war dead --
pt. 2. Personal experiences --
Appendix A. Bedford County men who were killed or died while serving in the Armed Forces in World War II --
Appendix B. Bedford County men and the invasion of Normany and later battles in France.
Responsibility: James W. Morrison.
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