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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

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
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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