6 edition of American Home Front in World War II found in the catalog.
October 29, 2004
Written in English
|Contributions||Allison McNeill (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||199|
This reader-friendly text overviews events and everyday life in the US while the nation was at war between and The mobilization of American industry and agriculture, war production and economic growth, and the experience of women and minorities on the home front are areas examined. The Author: Allison Mcneill. An American Girl on the Home Front is the third movie in the American Girl film series, but is the first to premiere on the Disney Channel. The first two movies in the series were broadcast on The WB Television Network, but the series moved since it no longer fit in with its original network following the WB/UPN premiered on Novem , but was not tagged as a Disney Channel Directed by: Joyce Chopra.
Narrated by Emmy Award–winning actor Martin Sheen, The Home Front: Life in America During World War II takes listeners into the lives of Americans at home—part of the Greatest Generation—who supported the war effort and sustained the country during wartime. The war brought immediate, life-changing shifts: the rationing of meat, dairy products, and sugar; an explosion of war-related jobs. "The American Home Front" is a comparative analysis of the economic, political, and social results of America's four principal wars, this study reveals the major issues faced by each wartime administration and sketches the consequences of the mobilization policies adopted/5.
World War II: Home Front Timeline. writes An American Dilemma, a book citing the problems with American racial polices and suggesting that World War II may very well be the catalyst for change. Home Front WW2: Clothes Rationing. Everyone was given a book of 66 coupons to use to buy new clothes for one year. This was cut to 48 in and 36 in Each item of clothing cost a certain number of coupons.
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continues to ponder the question of "the good war," the moral implications of the use of the atomic bomb, the implications of expanding wartime roles for women, African Americans, American Jews, the imprisonment of Japanese Americans at the hands of the Cited by: 9.
Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor Martin Sheen, The Home Front: Life in America During World War II takes listeners into the lives of Americans at home-part of the Greatest Generation-who supported the war effort and sustained the country during wartime/5.
The book is divided into twenty-two sections beginning with "Prewar " through "End of the War," with stops in between for "Wartime Propaganda," "Food for Victory," "Hollywood Goes to War," etc. The book American Home Front in World War II book hundreds of mostly black-and-white photos and illustrations as well as detailed text discussing each aspect of the home by: 5.
This is a sharp, intelligent book that discusses how American women meet the challenges of being at home during World War II. With fifteen million American men overseas and the vast industrial giant of America charging headlong into the production of planes, ships, jeeps, ammunition, and other requires war supplies.4/5(1).
He is the author of articles and books on the politics and policy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt era and on the World War II American home front, including Testing the Roosevelt Coalition and Wartime America: The World War II Home Front/5.
Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense and the draft. Biographies highlights 26 key figures, such as John L.
Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer and : Books shelved as wwii-home-front: Jambusters: The Women's Institute at War by Julie Summers, The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear, The War.
The U.S. Home Front During World War II. Contents. The Task of Winning the War. The Role of the American Worker. The Plight of Japanese Americans. Baseball and.
Designed to give students a concise compass to probe the history of World War II America and to assess the war’s impact on American life, the new edition of Wartime America retains the framework of the original edition but adds new important focus on topics such as other home fronts, the lives of veterans, expanded coverage of World War II as the Good War, and the concept of “the Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
World War II had a profound impact on the United States. Although no battles occurred on the American mainland, the war affected all phases of American life. It required unprecedented efforts to coordinate strategy and tactics with other members of the Grand Alliance and then to plunge into battle against the Axis powers—Germany, Italy, and.
In the “ American Home Front ” activity (grades ), part of Scholastic’s "World War II Remembered" project, students have the unique opportunity to read personal accounts of the social changes America experienced during the war.
Plus, interactive photos share what life was like in. V is for victory: the American home front during World War II. [Sylvia Whitman] -- Describes life in the United States during World War II, discussing such activities as civil defense, the Japanese relocation, rationing, propaganda, and censorship.
Roll Me Over: An Infantryman's World War II OVER THEREWhen Raymond Gantter arrived in Normandy in the fall ofbodies were still washing up from the invasion. Sobered by that sight, Gantter and his fellow infantrymen moved across northern France.
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).
Children of the World War II Home Front. Picture the American Past uses short, simple text linked to large historical photographs to bring to life the unique ways in which children lived and worked in an earlier era/5.
Our Mothers' War is a stunning and unprecedented portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in American society.
Never before has the vast range of American women's experience during this pivotal era been brought together in one : No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II is a historical, biographical book by American author and presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster in Based on interviews with 86 people who knew them personally, the book chronicles the lives of President Franklin D.
Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, focusing Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin. Get this from a library. American home front in World War II.
[Allison McNeill; Richard Clay Hanes; Sharon M Hanes; Kelly Rudd;] -- Unlike other resources, which often focus on the day-to-day battles and other military details of World War II, "American Home Front in World War II examines the effect of those battles on the people. The WWII Home Front.
The World War II period resulted in the largest number of people migrating within the United States, in the history of the country. Individuals and families relocated to industrial centers for good paying war jobs, and out of a sense of patriotic duty.
Eleanor Roosevelt, Our Mothers' War is a stunning and unprecedented portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in 3/5(2).Get this from a library! American home front in World War II.
Primary sources. [Sharon M Hanes; Allison McNeill;] -- Describes the American home front during World War II with excerpts from thirty-eight documents as well as presidential speeches, proclamations, magazine articles and memories of people who lived.