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Just doing my job : stories of service from World War II

Author: Jonna Doolittle Hoppes
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Santa Monica Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accounts by men and women, soldiers and civilians, who united to defend America during World War II leaving behind their jobs and their families. They were members of what we now call the "Greatest generation."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonna Doolittle Hoppes
ISBN: 9781595800428 1595800425
OCLC Number: 276816404
Description: 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Jack Hammett: Navy Corpsman in Pearl Harbor --
Elmer "Dick" D. Troxcil: Marine aboard the USS Nevada --
Robert "Bobby" L. Hite: Doolittle Raider and Japanese POW --
Rose Beal: Escape from Nazi terror --
Robert "Bob" Coates: Naval battle of Guadalcanal --
Billie Reeg: English war bride --
Wes Coss: Escape through the French Underground --
Robert "Bob" Johnson: Classified 4-F --
Bonnie (Williamson) Gwaltney: Rosie the Riveter --
David W. Lester: Battle of the Bulge --
Edith (Sairs) McClure: Army nurse in England --
Robert "Bob" A. Hoover: Escape from Stalag Luft I --
Carmelita Pope: USO actress in the Mediterranean theater --
Violet "Vi" Cowden: Women Air Service Pilots (WASP) --
Claude C. Davis: Tuskegee Airman --
Thomas "Tom" C. Griffin: Shot down over Sicily --
Max Fullmer: One of Patton's men --
Dick Hamada: Japanese-American soldier for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) --
Nick Moramarco: Shell shock.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Jonna Doolittle Hoppes.

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Accounts by men and women, soldiers and civilians, who united to defend America during World War II leaving behind their jobs and their families. They were members of what we now call the "Greatest generation."

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"Doolittle Hoppes has assembled a collection of first-person narratives representing the many faces of The War, each more compelling than the last." --"Author Magazine" "In this revealing oral Read more...

 
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