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Letters from the greatest generation : writing home in WWII

Author: Howard H Peckham; Shirley A Snyder
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Originally published as Letters from Fighting Hoosiers by Howard H. Peckham and Shirley A. Snyder, Indiana War History Commission, 1948."

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Electronic books
Personal narratives, American
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016019849
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard H Peckham; Shirley A Snyder
ISBN: 9780253024602 0253024609
OCLC Number: 948748785
Notes: Includes index.
"Originally published as Letters from Fighting Hoosiers by Howard H. Peckham and Shirley A. Snyder, Indiana War History Commission, 1948."
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; LETTERS FROM THE GREATEST GENERATION; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; FOREWORD ; Pearl Harbor and Bataan ; Training Camps ; North Africa ; Italy ; England ; France ; Germany ; V-E Day and After ; Alaska and the Aleutians ; Southwest Pacific ; Central Pacific and the Philippines ; China-Burma-India The Ryukyu Islands and Japan After V-J Day ; INDEX
Other Titles: Letters from Fighting Hoosiers.
Responsibility: edited by Howard H. Peckham and Shirley A. Snyder ; foreword by James H. Madison.

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"Over the last several decades there has been a tendency to simplify and romanticize the experiences of the men and women that fought World War II. These letters, written in the war moment itself, Read more...

 
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