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Books and Libraries in American Society during World War II

Weapons in the War of Ideas (Studies in American Popular History and Culture)
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In her book Books and Libraries in American Society During World War II, Patti Clayton Becker points out that some Army bases and USO clubs featured libraries. But public libraries. The bookplate -- sometimes a label or a stamp with the words "American Library Association, Soldiers and Sailors Camp Library"-- is one of several versions affixed to books furnished to sailors and soldiers by the American Library Association during World War I.

InALA established the Committee on Mobilization and War Service Plans (later. The book When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II by Molly Guptill Manning celebrates the importance of the Armed Services Editions.

Published between and   10 World War II Books Every American Should Read The men of the 57th Bomb Wing flew out of Corsica during World War II and bombed vital bridges throughout Italy to sabotage German supply.

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Drawn from original newspaper and magazine reports, radio transcripts, and wartime books, Reporting World War II captures the intensity of the war’s unfolding drama as recorded by the best of a remarkable generation of journalists, whose.

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World War II Leuven University Library (by World War II German occupation troops) In Mayduring Nazi Germany's offensive in Europe in World War II, the university library of Leuven, Belgium was destroyed by the German army andbooks burned.

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World War II presented America's public libraries with the daunting challenge of meeting new demands for war-related lib. This book is a collection of nine essays examining the impact of World War II on the American people. The contributions range from "macro" studies (the ways corporations sought to recruit women into the work force) to "micro" studies (the impact of the war on working conditions in Indiana) to biography (the Congressional career of Margaret Chase Smith).

Best Children's Books about World War II () Young readers are fascinated with World War II, but teachers and parents have a hard time finding books to recommend. Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment by.

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Treasury offered a series of war bonds citizens could purchase to invest in the country and, ideally, one’s own financial future. A $25 war bond could be purchased for $ The government would use the money to pay for military equipment. After about 10 years the bond could be redeemed for $25, a nearly 3 percent average annual.

World War II German military studies: a collection of special reports on the Second World War prepared by former officers of the Wehrmacht for the United States Army / Donald S. Detwiler, editor, Charles B. Burdick and Jürgen Rohwer, associate editors. (Olin Library DW92 volumes held: ;v). An important U.S.

government propaganda agency during World War II, the OWI supported American mobilization for the war effort by recording the nation's activities.

June 21 On JJapanese troops surrendered the Pacific Island of Okinawa to the United States after one of the longest and bloodiest battles of World War II. During the Blitz, Muriel Rukeyser recalled, “newspapers in America carried full-page advertisements for The Oxford Book of English Verse, announced as ‘all that is imperishable of England.’” For the first and only time in history, protecting books in war zones became an official aim of.

The War in American Culture explores the role of World War II in the transformation of American social, cultural, and political life.

World War II posed a crisis for American culture: to defeat the enemy, Americans had to unite across the class, racial and ethnic boundaries that had long divided them. Exploring government censorship of war photography, the revision of immigration laws. "Encyclopedia of War and American Society fills a gap in U.S.

war-reference not only by its unique theoretical manner of coverage but also in its subject matter. Encyclopedia of War and American Society is highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate academic libraries as well as high school libraries supporting advanced history courses.".

Anthony Doer's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See proved that literature about World War II continues to fascinate readers. There is a huge array of books focusing on the conflict, the struggles of the military and ordinary people, the key moments, and many more subjects.

Many African Americans served with distinction, receiving medals for bravery and valor. However, none was awarded the highest military award, the Medal of Honor, for a role during the war.

However, inPresident Clinton awarded the medal to seven World War II servicemen -- one was still alive, and the other six were awarded posthumously. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: No time for privacy: World War II and Chicago's families / Perry R.

Duis --Censoring disorder: American visual imagery of World War II / George H. Roeder Jr. --Making the American consensus: the narrative of conversion and subversion in World War II.

Backus was a Red Cross nurse in France during the First World War, and worked on the home front during World War II. Included are materials about her involvement in American National Red Cross recruitment work () and World War II home front activities ().

MNHS call number: See the finding aid in the library (P). This was an incredibly interesting and informative account of what life was like for American women during WWII.

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It seemed to cover all areas of life, including those who served in the quasi-military groups (WAVE's, WAAC's. etc.), nurses, war industries, volunteers, and those who followed their husbands serving in the military while stationed in the States, as my own mother did, /5(10).

These novels gave me a very real idea of what life was like during World War II. They show that the war left nobody untouched. World War II deeply affected an entire generation of people, and it is only through reading about it that we can begin to. The Library of Congress World War II Companion.

By Margaret E. Wagner, Linda Barrett Osborne, Susan Reyburn, and the Staff of the Library of Congress. Edited and with an introduction by David M.

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