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What They Didn't Teach You About World War II

What They Didn't Teach You About World War II

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Written by Mike WrightAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mike Wright

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
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  • Publisher: Presidio Press
  • On Sale: October 24, 2000
  • Price: $19.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-89141-723-1 (0-89141-723-0)
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The author of What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War focuses on the resilience and vitality of humankind and World War II, both on the American home front and in the trenches in an anecdotal history that reveals a host of little-known facts about the war.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Acknowledgments
Chronology of World War II
Introduction
Greetings: Moments To Remember
Camp Life: You're In The Army Now
Now We Begin: Canned Goods Gone Bad
Women at Home, Women at War: Fighting for the Right to be Second Class Citizens
The Children of War: When Daddy Went Away
Rationing America: Getting Along With Less
Rendezvous With Death: Confidence Gained, A Generation Lost
Names and Faces: A Funny Thing Happened to Me During the War
Leaders Who Went to War: What Did You Do in the War, Mr. President?
Kick 'em in the Axis: Mussolini, Hitler, and All Their Jazz
At War in the Air: Off We Go Into an Even Wilder Blue Yonder
Weapons Stranger Than Fiction: Is This a Gun I See Before Me?
Submarines: More Than Just a Sandwich
Remembering Pearl Harbor: A World Without Peace
Censorship: Fighting the War in Black and White
A Big Mac Attack: When an Old Solider was Young
POWs: Prisoner Mine, Prisoner Yours
Reporters, Writers, and Photographers: Don't Shoot the Messenger
I Spy, You Spy: The Few, The Proud, The Secret Agents
Frozen in Time: A Little Bit of This, Little Bit of That
Building the Atomic Bomb: Trinity and Bathtub Row
Uncle Sam Wants You, Maybe: Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Want to Know
The Crown Jewels of War: To Rise Up and Fight Again
The Holocaust: Victims of War in All Shapes, Sizes, and Religions
Epilogue
Selected Bibliography
Index