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The human tradition in the World War II era

Author: Malcolm Muir
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2001.
Series: Human tradition in America, no. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the American experience in the World War II era. This book looks at the conflict through the ordeals of an array of men and women.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Human tradition in the World War II era.
Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606497066
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Muir
ISBN: 0842027858 9780842027854 0842027866 9780842027861
OCLC Number: 43662185
Description: xxiii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Americans in total war / Malcolm Muir Jr. --
Ralph A. Lee: farmer and service station operator / R. Alton Lee --
Mary Mihelcich: iron miner / Dana Miller --
William H. Hastie: the freedom to serve / C. Alvin Hughes --
The Hara family: the story of a Nisei couple / Thomas Hara --
Harold D. Lehman: a conscientious objector's story / Harold D. Lehman --
John Wayne: the man and his hero / John C. Lindeman and William J. Woolley --
Henry Morgenthau Jr.: American statesman and German American Jew / Dewey A. Browder --
Margaret Chase Smith: wartime congresswoman / Janann Sherman --
Harold E. Stassen: governor, naval officer, and diplomat / William E. Lass --
Arthur W. Radford: aviation trainer and combat commander / Jeffrey G. Barlow --
James M. Gavin: pioneer in airborne warfare, battlefield commander, and military maverick / Spencer C. Tucker --
Kenneth R. Martin, James Howard, and the pioneer Mustang group / Thomas A. Hughes --
Brooks E. Kleber: an infantryman's war / Brooks E. Kleber --
Mack Morriss: guardsman to Yank combat correspondent / Ronnie Day --
Justice M. Chambers: an American Cincinnatus / Donald F. Bittner --
George A. Lincoln: the evolution of a national strategist / Charles F. Brower IV.
Series Title: Human tradition in America, no. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm Muir Jr.

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The Human Tradition in the World War II Era's focus on individual experiences as a means to tell a wider story makes it extremely valuable for classroom use. -- Dennis E. Showalter, Colorado College; Read more...

 
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