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Victory in World War II : the New Mexico story

Author: Gerald W Thomas; Monroe Lee Billington; Roger D Walker; Rio Grande Historical Collections.
Publisher: Las Cruces, N.M. : Rio Grande Historical Collections, New Mexico State University Library ; Albuquerque, N.M. : Distributed by University of New Mexico Press, ©1994.
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Genre/Form: History
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Victory in World War II.
Las Cruces, N.M. : Rio Grande Historical Collections, New Mexico State University Library ; Albuquerque, N.M. : Distributed by University of New Mexico Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)608413642
Online version:
Victory in World War II.
Las Cruces, N.M. : Rio Grande Historical Collections, New Mexico State University Library ; Albuquerque, N.M. : Distributed by University of New Mexico Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)623383530
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald W Thomas; Monroe Lee Billington; Roger D Walker; Rio Grande Historical Collections.
ISBN: 0826315658 9780826315656 0826315666 9780826315663
OCLC Number: 30417447
Description: xi, 156 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bruce King --
We Pushed Back the Forces of Darkness / James E. Halligan --
New Mexico's Famous National Guard / Edward D. Baca --
Beyond Courage: Men of Bataan / Dorothy Cave --
Reflections of a POW Survivor / Donald C. Harris --
A Proud History Made By New Mexicans / Pete V. Domenici --
The Vanguard Who Dreamed --
Too Soon: Dr. Robert H. Goddard and World War II Rocket Development / W.S. "Woody" Crane --
We Should Not Forget the Lessons of World War II / Jeff Bingaman --
Chronology of World War II from New Mexico Newspapers --
Early History of White Sands Missile Range / Niles J. Fulwyler --
We Still Remember the Sacrifices / Joe Skeen --
The Value of Secrecy / Monroe L. Billington --
The Navajo Code Talkers: History and Operation / Harold Y. Foster --
The Navajo Code Talkers: Marines with a Special Mission / Albert Smith --
World War II Military Installations in New Mexico / Donald Couchman --
Maps of New Mexico Installations / Roger D. Walker --
Food Will Win the War / Gerald W. Thomas --
New Mexico's Role in Keeping America Free / Bill Richardson --
New Mexico's Mineral Industry's Contribution to World War II's Victory / Frank Kottlowski --
They Went Into Harm's Way to Help Secure Our Liberty / Steven Schiff --
The Homefront: A Personal Experience / Doris K. Gemoets --
Families Left Behind / Josephine Milton --
POW Programs in New Mexico During World War II / Ira G. Clark --
Universities Adjust: The Land-Grant College Experience / Simon F. Kropp --
Where Have All the Aggies Gone? / Dan Jack --
New Mexico Military Institute's Contributions / Edward J.D. Porter --
Medal of Honor Recipients from New Mexico During World War II --
Ernie Pyle and His Adopted State --
Bill Mauldin, Soldier Cartoonist --
Women's Contributions to Victory / Roger D. Walker --
First Aggie WAC / Wilma Helen Strickland Hampton --
Detention and Relocation Centers --
A Japanese-American Experience --
Escape and Survival / John Pershing Jolly and Doris Jolly --
A New Mexican with the Tuskegee Airmen / Mary Lee Bailey Shelton --
A Lexington Survivor / J. Henry Gustafson --
The Development of the Atomic Bomb / Robert W. Seidel --
Aftermath and Readjustment / The Editors --
War Oriented Facilities / Roger D. Walker.
Responsibility: editing and commentary by Gerald W. Thomas, Monroe L. Billington, Roger D. Walker.

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