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Miss you : the World War II letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor

Author: Barbara Wooddall Taylor; Charles E Taylor; Judy Barrett Litoff; David C Smith
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War II, the millions of letters American servicemen exchanged with their wives and sweethearts were a lifeline, a vital way of sustaining morale on both fronts. Intimate and poignant, Miss You offers a rich selection from the correspondence of one such couple, revealing their longings, affection, hopes, and fears and affording a privileged look at how ordinary people lived through the upheavals of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miss you : the World War II letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor.
Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, ©2014
xv, 358 pages
Named Person: Charles E Taylor; Charles E Taylor
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wooddall Taylor; Charles E Taylor; Judy Barrett Litoff; David C Smith
ISBN: 9780820346502 0820346500 1306297028 9781306297028
OCLC Number: 868266217
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface to the 2013 Edition; Preface to the 1990 Edition; Acknowledgments; 1 COURTSHIP BY MAIL: AUGUST 1941-AUGUST 1942; 2 MARRIAGE ON THE MOVE: AUGUST 1942-JUNE 1944; 3 THE HOME FRONT: JUNE 1944-AUGUST 1945; 4 WESTERN FRONT: JUNE 1944-AUGUST 1945; 5 HOME COMING: SEPTEMBER 1945-JANUARY 1946; Epilogue; Notes; For Further Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Judy Barrett Litoff, David C. Smith, Barbara Wooddall Taylor, Charles E. Taylor.

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During World War II, the millions of letters American servicemen exchanged with their wives and sweethearts were a lifeline, a vital way of sustaining morale on both fronts. Intimate and poignant, Miss You offers a rich selection from the correspondence of one such couple, revealing their longings, affection, hopes, and fears and affording a privileged look at how ordinary people lived through the upheavals of the last century's greatest conflict.

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"A volume that offers extraordinary insight into the daily experiences of Americans at war." - Georgia Historical Quarterly

 
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