Victory in World War II

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University of New Mexico Press
Military - World War II, New Mexico - Local History, U.S. History - World War II (Domestic Aspects), History - General History, History:
ContributionsRoger D. Walker (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL11454052M
ISBN 100826315658
ISBN 139780826315656
OCLC/WorldCa30417447

In Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II by Arthur Herman, just published in Maywe learn why and how "the finest equipment" in the world was built in massive quantities for the allied cause.

At the start of World War II, Cited by:   From John Strausbaugh, author of City of Sedition and The Village, comes the definitive history of Gotham during the World War II era. New York City during World War II wasn't just a place of servicemen, politicians, heroes, G.I. Joes and Rosie the Riveters, but also of quislings and saboteurs; of Nazi, Fascist, and Communist sympathizers; of war protesters and conscientious objectors; of 4/4(8).

The Good War Psychosis Appeasement is the magic word, the killer app, the compelling knell of imminent doom in military policy debate. Use it and armed conflict becomes far more likely.

Everyone knows that it was appeasement that started the war of ; that appeasement is something the world cannot tolerate faced with a Saddam, or an Khomeini, or a Kim Jong Un; that democratic electorates /5.

World War II Victory. 63 likes. Seconde Guerre MondialeFollowers: Victory at Sea brings together in one encyclopedic volume all the facts, Victory in World War II book, and details of the Pacific theater of World War II, containing much information that is unfamiliar or new.

Here, acclaimed military historians James Dunnigan and Albert Nofi examine both the massive campaigns launched by all the combatants, including the famous battles for places like Midway,4/5. When Books Went to War is a WWII social history perfect for book lovers. During the war years book publishers, libraries, and the American public responded to this great conflict by donating millions of free books to US troops across the world.

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Early in the war the Victory Book Campaign collected millions of books in nation-wide book drives. Buy The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion by Peter Hitchens (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(69). The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached historian.

The Second World War, particularly the period from to when Britain fought with the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his inside Victory in World War II book of those days is Author: Winston Churchill and assistants.

It's not often that a historian comes up with a fresh approach to an absolutely critical element of the Allied victory in World War II, but Pulitzer finalist Herman (Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age,etc.) has done just that.

The author argues powerfully against the conventional wisdom that /5(31). DOUBLE VICTORY: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICA IN WORLD WAR II, by Ronald Takaki, Little, Brown and Company, pages, $ For most Americans, World War II was a galvanizing experience, a blending of battlefield tenacity and heroism on foreign soil with unprecedented sacrifice and production on the home front, all in the name of : Historynet Staff.

Many of the earliest knitters for World War II had knit for Victory as children or young adults during World War I. Knitting was for them a natural and immediate response to war. “The men hardly have time to grab their guns before their wives and sweethearts grab their needles and yarn,” claimed Time on J Knitting provided.

Like the Peninsular War ofthis one altered the strategic landscape, narrowing Hitler’s options no less than the British and Spanish had narrowed Napoleon’s. Porch goes a step further, judging North Africa the “pivotal theater” in World War : Historynet Staff.

The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age is a book written by Robert Weintraub whose previous work includes the New York Times best-seller The House That Ruth Built. Book Summary. The Victory Season focuses on the Major League Baseball season, which was the first full season that followed the end of World War : Non-fiction.

This collection of recipes was released by the Navy League Chapter of the I.O.E.D. to raise money towards war work. Find out what women on the homefront cooked for their families. Navy League Chapter I.O.E.D. Victory Cook Book (Victoria: Victoria Printing and Publishing, ).

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Twelve. $   One of the world's leading historians re- examines World War II and its outcome A clear-eyed reappraisal of World War II that offers new insight by reevaluating well-established facts and pointing out lesser-known ones, No Simple Victory asks readers to reconsider what they know about the war, and how that knowledge might be biased or incorrect.5/5(5).

War Bond Stamp Book from World War II prev next During both World Wars, Treasury realized that selling bonds to the poorest Americans was good for the war effort because it helped to reduce inflation and tie the interests of a wide swath of the public to that of the national government.

Of special interest are profiles of the World War I services of such World War II heroes as Eisenhower, Marshall, Patton, and Bradley. In the Shadows of Victory II fills in a wealth of vital gaps in our military history.

Praise for the first volume "A welcome addition to popular writing on military history both informative and a pleasure to read.

During World War II, the black press campaigned for a double victory – over tyranny abroad and segregation at home. A new book looks at how the Navy was forced to. Final Reports, Victory Book Campaign – American Library Association, American Red Cross, United Service Organizations.

New York, Hench, John B. Books as Weapons: Propaganda, Publishing, and the BAttle for Global Markets in the Era of World War II. Cornell University Press. Ithica, Books Join the Battle: The Victory Book. The instability created in Europe by the First World War () set the stage for another international conflict–World War II–which broke.

Victory in Europe Day was named to signify the end of combat operations in Germany, Scandinavia, Italy, Greece, the Balkan states and elsewhere on the continent during World War II. The Classroom Victory Garden Project World War II Overview World War II At Home Around 15 million Americans—mostly men, but women, too—served in the armed forces during the war.

Almostnever returned. Despite the strain, Americans were determined to keep File Size: KB. World War II, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during – The main combatants were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China).

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It was. Victory Bonds in WW II were originally called War Bonds. My father was heavily involved and received a number of citations from both the Treasury Dept and the War Dept for this work, but could never get over his habit of calling them War Bonds eve.

The 10 best books about Poland during World War II. Tue, No Simple Victory: World War II in Europe a myth that continued to predominate in postwar communist Poland.

This book Author: Newsweek Staff. How American Business Produced Victory in World War II. By Arthur Herman. Random House,pp. Publication Date: May 8, Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (9/6/) Paperback (7/2/).

American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II (Hardcover) By Jonathan W. Jordan. “An incredibly intimate account of the four men who led the nation to victory in the Second World War.

Jordan's book should be required reading for all who seek greater insight into how wars are won. Once upon a time, as the saying goes, all roads led to Rome; in John Strausbaugh’s Victory City: A History of New York and New Yorkers during World War II, all roads lead to Gotham.

Victory City is grounded in the same thorough scholarly research and literary flair that marks his earlier study, The Village: Years of Beats and Bohemians.

For a fat single volume history of the war only, Max Hastings' Inferno is good. But it isn't possible to understand the war alone.

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In my opinion the best fat single volume source to explain that is Modern Times, by Paul Johnson, although it extend. In “Victory City: A History of New York and New Yorkers During World War II,” John Stausbaugh delivers both a macro- and microhistory of a city at war.The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led The Way To Victory In World War II by Alex Kershaw.

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