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Historical dictionary of the 1940s

Historical dictionary of the 1940s

Author: James Gilbert Ryan; Leonard C Schlup
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. M.E. Sharpe Birmingham, AL, USA EBSCO Industries, Inc. 2006
Series: Gale virtual reference library
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contains entries for individuals, institutions, and events, focusing mostly on the U.S. Entries cover topics in science, history, literature, theater and entertainment, and many other areas.

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Gilbert Ryan; Leonard C Schlup
ISBN: 9780765621078 076562107X 9780765604408 076560440X
OCLC Number: 704679891
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB420558403 (OCoLC)704679891
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-546) and index
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xi, 600 pages)
Contents: Introduction; The Dictionary; Chronology of Memorable Events, 1940-1949; Appendices:; Wendell L. Willkie: Acceptance Speech; Joseph Stalin, Broadcast to the Peoples of the Soviet Union; Japanese Foreign Minister Togo Shigenori's Address to the Imperial Diet; President Franklin D. Roosevelt's War Message to Congress; Adolf Hitler's Declaration of War Against the United States; Benito Mussolini's War Statement; Ernie Pyle, Here Is Your War; Wendell Willkie, from One World; The Yalta Agreement; President Harry Truman's Announcement of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima; Justice Robert H. Jackson's Opening Speech for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials; Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech; President Harry Truman on the Truman Doctrine; George C. Marshall on the Marshall Plan; President Harry Truman's Inaugural Address; Eleanor Roosevelt on Human Rights; Judge Learned Hand on the Spirit of Liberty; American Historical Association Presidential Addresses; About the Contributors; Selective General Bibliography.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library
Responsibility: editors James G. Ryan and Leonard Schlup


Offering readers a ready-reference portrait of one of the twentieth century's most tumultuous decades, this is a historical dictionary devoted exclusively to the 1940. In nearly 600 concise entries,  Read more...


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