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Americans Remember the Home Front

Roy Hoopes

Americans Remember the Home Front

An Oral Narrative of the World War II Years in America

by Roy Hoopes

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Berkley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. History - World War II (Domestic Aspects),
  • 1933-1945,
  • History,
  • Sources,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9652999M
    ISBN 100425134024
    ISBN 109780425134023
    OCLC/WorldCa26661065

    Americans being Americans, he notes in a postscript, that rationing begat a huge “black market in meat [that] was so now expertly organized that its profits far outshone the amateur take of the liquor lords of the 20s.” A vivid, endlessly interesting view of the home front. 'Americans': The Book That Changed Photography In , Robert Frank's The Americans dramatically altered how photographers looked through viewfinders and how Americans saw themselves.

    3 Books to Read If You Liked THE AMERICANS. Derek Attig As of last week, The Americans is over—at least for a few months. The FX series, which premiered in January, tells the story of a pair of KGB agents trained to live as ordinary Americans while performing missions to undermine the United States during the late Cold War Author: Derek Attig. Home Front USA - Books on America in WW2 from Brough's Military Books Home Front USA Americans Remember the Home Front: An Oral Narrative of the World War II Years in America by Roy Hoopes (Editor) (Paperback) Book Description: In the late s, a number of American women - especially those allied with various peace and isolationist.

    When World War II broke out, Roosevelt led the nation through a dramatic changeover to a wartime economy. Women found a new place in the workforce; Americans at home pulled together to economize through rationing of food, tires, gasoline, silk, and more; families grew their own produce in their victory gardens; and school children saved their pennies to invest in war bonds. Home Front A Memoir From WWII p ortrays the real events of the war years of the s, the tumult of early 50s and the eventual fall of my American farm family told through the eyes of an engaging young narrator; a farm boy on the home front.


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Book - Americans - McDougall Littel. Ch 1 Exploration and the Colonial Era. The Americas, West Africa and Europe - pg. 4 Spanish North America - pg. 14 The Home Front - pg. Ch 18 Cold War Conflicts. Origins of the Cold War - pg. The Cold War Heats Up - pg. “Hoopes interviewed nearly Americans for this oral history of the home front.

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Includes the reminiscences of military wives, hospital volunteers. May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Americans Remember the Homefront book by Roy Hoopes. From the first surprise attack on Pearl Harbor to the emotional aftermath of World War II's final victory, this rich and powerful tapestry of voices offers Free shipping over $ Book Graph ™ Browsery B&N Americans Remember the Home Front: An Oral Narrative of the World War II Years in America.

"Hoopes interviewed nearly Americans for this oral history of the home front. Many of them speak wonderingly of an almost innocent exhilaration triggered by World War II [that] showed Americans something larger than Author: Roy Hoopes.

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Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and sponsored by the State University of New York, "Lest We Forget" was a project consisting of lectures, films, academic symposia, and an exhibit. Oct 22,  · “Seeing The Americans in a college bookshop was a stunning, ground-trembling experience for me,” the photographer Ed Ruscha once recalled.

[6] But I realized this man’s achievement could not be mined or imitated in any way, because he had already done it, sewn it up and gone home. What I was left with was the vapors of his talent.

May 07,  · My home state of Massachusetts also does this to this day by flying the black-and-white “POW-MIA” flag of the Vietnam War at various public places, including Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox—still grieving over those fighting men who were captured or went missing in action and never returned home.

Americans generally remember. Jun 29,  · Really enjoyed this book Alistair Cooke was not only a great broadcaster, he could also observe and write in a charming fashion.

I was born inand had the impression that the American Home Front was united solidly behind the war (World War II). Not so/5. This year marks the 70 th anniversary of the end of World War II. Recently, several Japanese-American men gathered in Los Angeles to remember the events of 70 years ago.

All the men were veterans. The American Home Front America's accomplishments during World War II were fueled largely by the collective efforts of ordinary citizens on the home front.

After declaring war on Japan, and then on Germany, in December ofthe United States assembled and trained the largest military force in its history. Source for information on The American Home Front: World War II Reference Library. Home Front is a hard book to read but reminds us how thankful we need to be to any and all soldiers/members of the military and recognize that they are putting their lives on the line for us.

I don’t know that those of us who are non-military. Jan 15,  · "Making Our Way Home" by Blair Imani (Allison Hagan/Here & Now) During the early 20th century, millions of black Americans migrated from southern states and Author: Tonya Mosley. Welcome to Americans Remember.

This site is a collection of memories by ordinary Americans. It is dedicated to providing individuals the opportunity to share and preserve–in a public forum–their memories of important moments, places and events in their lives.Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select.Jun 20,  · Finally tonight, the never-before-told story of a group of Americans in Berlin who had a front-row seat at the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party.

Margaret Warner has our book conversation.