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"The good war" : an oral history of World War Two

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 0394531035 9780394531038
OCLC Number: 10753607
Notes: Donated in memory of Lionel V. Patenaude.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1985.
Description: xv, 589 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
A Sunday morning --
John Garcia --
Ron Veenker --
Dennis Keegan --
Peter Ota --
Mayor Tom Bradley --
Yuriko Hohri --
Frank Keegan --
A chance encounter --
Robert Rasmus --
Richard M. (Red) Prendergast --
Tales of the Pacific --
E.B. (Sledgehammer) Sledge --
Maurice E. (Jack) Wilson --
Robert Lekachman --
Peter Bezich --
Anton Bilek --
The good Reuben James --
Bill Bailey --
David Milton --
Rosie --
Peggy Terry --
Pauline Kael --
Sarah Killingsworth --
Evelyn Fraser --
Dellie Hahne --
Betty Basye Hutchinson --
Neighborhood boys --
Mike Royko --
Mayor Tom Bradley --
Paul Pisicano --
Mickey Ruiz --
Jack Short --
Dempsey Travis --
Don McFadden --
Win Stracke --
Johnny DeGrazio --
Reflections on machismo --
John H. Abbott --
Roger Tuttrup --
Ted Allenby --
High Rank --
Admiral Gene LaRocque --
General William Buster --
The bombers and the bombed --
John Ciardi --
Akira Miura --
John Kenneth Galbraith --
Eddie Costello and Ursula Bender --
Jean Wood --
Growing up: here and there --
John Baker --
Sheril Cunning --
Yasuko Kurachi Dower --
Galatea Berger --
Werner Burckhardt --
Jean Bartlett --
Oleg Tsakumov --
Marcel Ophuls --
D-day and all that --
Elliott Johnson --
Joe Hanley --
Charles A. Gates --
Timuel Black --
Rosemary Hanley --
Dr. Alex Shulman --
Frieda Wolf --
Boogie woogie bugle boy --
Maxene Andrews --
Sudden money --
Ray Wax --
George C. Page --
A quiet little boom town --
Lee Oremont --
The big panjandrum --
Thomas G. (Tommy the Cork) Corcoran --
James Rowe --
Hamilton Fish --
John Kenneth Galbraith --
Virginia Durr --
Joe Marcus --
Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. --
W. Averell Harriman --
Earl B. Dickerson --
Flying high --
Lowell Steward --
Up front with pen, camera, and mike --
John Houseman --
Herman Kogan --
Henry Hatfield --
Alfred Duckett --
Milton Caniff --
Garson Kanin --
Bill Mauldin --
Richard Leacock --
Walter Rosenblum --
Crime and punishment --
Alvin (Tommy) Bridges --
Joseph Small --
Hans Gobeler and James Sanders --
Charlie Miller --
Jacques Raboud --
Walter and Olga Nowak --
Erich Luth --
Vitaly Korotich --
Joseph Levine --
A turning point --
Joseph Polowsky --
Galina Alexeyeva --
Mikhail Nikolaevich Alexeyev --
Viktor Andreyevich Kondratenko --
Grigori Baklanov --
Chilly winds --
Telford Taylor --
Eileen Barth --
Arno Mayer --
Anthony Scariano --
Erhard Dabringhaus --
Irving Goff --
Milton Wolff --
Hans Massaquoi --
Is you is or is you ain't my baby? --
Philip Morrison --
John H. Grove --
Marnie Seymour --
Bill Barney --
Father George Zabelka --
Hajimi Kito and Hideko Tamura (Tammy) Friedman --
Victor Tolley --
John Smitherman --
Joseph Stasiak --
Remembrance of things past --
Nancy Arnot Harjan --
Paul Edwards --
Epilogue: boom babies and other new people --
Nora Watson --
Joachim Adler and Marlene Schmidt --
Steve McConnell --
Debbie Cooney --
George Seymour --
Street-corner kids.
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.

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The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II.

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