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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
Summary:
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

Abstract:

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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