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Since you went away : World War II letters from American women on the home front

Author: Judy Barrett Litoff; David C Smith
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an anthology of letters written by American women to soldiers in Europe or the Pacific. Combining love letters with morale-boosters and absorbing newsletters, it provides insight into how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Since you went away.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)551381227
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Barrett Litoff; David C Smith
ISBN: 0195067959 9780195067958
OCLC Number: 22623491
Description: xii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Don't you know there's a war on? --
Courtship by mail --
War brides --
War wives --
Be with him at every mail call : a pictorial essay --
I took a war job --
For the duration --
The price of victory --
Why we fought --
Chronology of World War II events --
For further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Judy Barrett Litoff, David C. Smith.
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"The letters offer a rich introduction of how American women experienced the war....The authors have done a magnificent in obtaining [these] letters."--Library Journal

 
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