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Playing for their nation : baseball and the American military during World War II

Autore: Steven R Bullock
Editore: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Just two months after the magical baseball season of 1941, the United States entered World War II, and baseball, like other American institutions, was called upon to sacrifice and serve in the war effort. Utilizing personal accounts, military documents, and newspaper sources, Playing for Their Nation provides the first in-depth analysis of the development of military baseball during the Second World War."
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Genere/forma: History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Bullock, Steven R.
Playing for their nation.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607077605
Tipo materiale: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Steven R Bullock
ISBN: 0803213379 9780803213371
Numero OCLC: 52750258
Descrizione: xiii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contenuti: Vitalizing spirit : baseball in morale building and military training --
Your duty, our duty : raising funds for the war and baseball equipment --
The game's the thing : organizing military baseball --
Finest team assembled : exceptional military teams --
Qualified to serve : major league stars' military experiences during World War II --
What might have been : the impact of World War II on the careers of major leaguers --
Conclusion.
Responsabilità: Steven R. Bullock.
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