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1941: The America That Went to War by William M. Christie

By William M. Christie

As the United States ways the seventy-fifth anniversary of the assault on Pearl Harbor, writer William M. Christie offers an in depth heritage of the us at the eve of worldwide conflict II. 1941: The the US That Went to War offers not just the army occasions of 1941 and particular components of curiosity like activities, domestic existence, and transportation, but in addition an total portrait of the country.

The the United States of 1941 used to be very various from the rustic we all know at the present time. most folk have been simply getting again on their ft after the struggles of the melancholy, their pursuits own and inward. entry to the political method used to be asymmetric, but there has been no basic assumption that every one electorate must have an equivalent voice in govt. Magazines and radio supplied the entire cultural stories humans anticipated on the way to get pleasure from. Ethnic stereotypes have been commonly accredited, and issues with social justice have been purely starting to extend. After the melancholy, so much staff stumbled on jobs relating to the expansion of the yank safeguard undefined, however the country was once terrified of the overseas wars that made elevated armaments worthwhile. but every thing used to be approximately to alter with the pressured access onto the realm level. Christie describes all this and extra, demonstrating that one can't comprehend the U.S. in the course of and after global warfare II with out figuring out the rustic that entered the war.

Organized in a chain of vignettes representing focal occasions of every month, 1941 brings readers into the way of thinking of 1941 the USA. those tales exhibit either what americans have been doing and the way they observed themselves and the area in that final 12 months of peace.

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