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Title The United States and the Second World War : new perspectives on diplomacy, war, and the home front / edited by G. Kurt Piehler and Sidney Pash
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (356 pages)
Contents Roosevelt at the Rubicon : the great convoy debate of 1941 / J. Garry Clifford and Robert H. Ferrell -- Containment, rollback, and the onset of the Pacific War, 1933-1941 / Sidney Pash -- "In terms of peoples rather than nations" : World War II propaganda and conceptions of U.S. foreign policy / Justin Hart -- Allotment Annies and other wayward wives : wartime concerns about female disloyalty and the problem of the returned veteran / Ann Pfau -- General George S. Patton and the war-winning Sherman tank myth / Nicholas D. Molnar -- Naval gunfire support in Operation Neptune : a reexamination / Barbara Brooks Tomblin -- Veterans tell their stories and why historians and others listened / G. Kurt Piehler -- Semper paratus : the U.S. Coast Guard's Flotilla 10 at Omaha Beach / Mark A. Snell -- American pacifism, the "greatest generation, " and World War II / Scott H. Bennett -- Foreign policy experts as service intellectuals : the American Institute of Pacific Relations, the Council on Foreign Relations, and planning the occupation of Japan during World War II / Yutaka Sasaki -- Hiroshima and the U.S. peace movement : commemoration of August 6, 1948-1960 / Rieko Asai
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
Diplomatic history.
Diplomatic relations.
HISTORY -- United States -- 20th Century.
History & Archaeology.
History - General.
Military participation -- American.
Social aspects.
Social conditions.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Pash, Sidney.
Piehler, G. Kurt.
ISBN 0823248607