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Home front America : popular culture of the World War II era

Author: Robert Heide; John Gilman
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While young men and women were overseas fighting the battles of World War II, those left behind in the states filled the home front with humor and longing, style and song. Home Front America is a nostalgic, visual look at the cultural ephemera of that era, with all of its brash propaganda and sweet sentimentality. Authors Robert Heide and John Gilman have collected an astounding array of items which vividly recall  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Heide; John Gilman
ISBN: 0811809277 9780811809276
OCLC Number: 31207708
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface : home front mementos --
World War II highlights : Blitzkrieg to V-J Day --
Home front : two personal accounts --
The bugler's call --
Home sweet home front --
Babes in Arms --
Victory glamour --
Hollywood home front --
Live wartime entertainment --
The music of World War II --
Sell that product --
War's end.
Responsibility: Robert Heide and John Gilman.

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Explores home front life during World War II from U.S.O. canteens to victory gardens.  Read more...

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