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World War II : on the homefront

Author: Phyllis Raybin Emert
Publisher: Carlisle, Mass. : Discovery Enterprises, Ltd., [1996]
Series: Perspectives on history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When World War I broke out, women found a new place in the work force as families pulled togehter to economize through rationing food, tires, gasoline, silk and more. Families grew their own food in victory gardens and children saved money to invest in war bonds. Sadly in fear, Japanese Americans were rounded up and impounded in internment camps for the duration of the war. Blacks, struggling to overcome prejudice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Raybin Emert
ISBN: 1878668609 9781878668608 0613193172 9780613193177
OCLC Number: 35687865
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Perspectives on history series.
Other Titles: World War Two
Responsibility: edited by Phyllis Raybin Emert.

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When World War I broke out, women found a new place in the work force as families pulled togehter to economize through rationing food, tires, gasoline, silk and more. Families grew their own food in victory gardens and children saved money to invest in war bonds. Sadly in fear, Japanese Americans were rounded up and impounded in internment camps for the duration of the war. Blacks, struggling to overcome prejudice were accepted into the Marines and Coast Guard for the first time.

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