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What they didn't teach you about World War II

Author: Mike Wright
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2009]
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Filled with little known facts about the war, stories of soldiers and their daily lives, anecdotes and stories.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, Mike, 1938-
What they didn't teach you about World War II.
New York : Ballantine Books, [2009]
(OCoLC)46434702
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Wright
ISBN: 9780307549167 030754916X
OCLC Number: 436301449
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Greetings: moments to remember --
Camp life: you're in the army now --
Now we begin: canned goods gone bad --
Women at home, women at war: fighting for the right to be second class citizens --
The children of war: when daddy went away --
Rationing America: getting along with less --
Rendezvous with death: confidence gained, a generation lost --
Names and faces: a funny thing happened to me during the war --
Leaders who went to war: what did you do in the war, Mr. President? --
Kick 'em in the axis: Mussolini, Hitler, and all their jazz --
At war in the air: off we go into an even wilder blue yonder --
Weapons stranger than fiction: is this a gun I see before me? --
Submarines: more than just a sandwich --
Remembering Pearl Harbor: a world without peace --
Censorship: fighting the war in black and white --
A Big Mac attack: when an older solider [sic] was young --
POWs: prisoner mine, prisoner yours --
Reporters, writers, and photographers: don't shoot the messenger --
I spy, you spy: the few, the proud, the secret agents --
Frozen in time: a little bit of this, little bit of that --
Building the atomic bomb: trinity and bathtub row --
Uncle Sam wants you, maybe: don't ask, don't tell, don't want to know --
The crown jewels of war: to rise up and fight again --
The Holocaust: victims of war in all shapes, sizes, and religions.
Other Titles: What they did not teach you about World War II
Responsibility: Mike Wright.

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The author recounts the human side of the World War II, telling of those who marched to recruiting stations, and others who stood in lines to buy meat for their tables and gasoline for their rusting  Read more...

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