New PDF release: 1941: The America That Went to War

By William M. Christie

ISBN-10: 1631440551

ISBN-13: 9781631440557

As the USA methods the seventy-fifth anniversary of the assault on Pearl Harbor, writer William M. Christie offers a close background of the USA at the eve of global conflict II. 1941: The the USA That Went to War offers not just the army occasions of 1941 and particular parts of curiosity like activities, domestic existence, and transportation, but additionally an total portrait of the country.

The the USA of 1941 was once very diverse from the rustic we all know this day. most folk have been simply getting again on their toes after the struggles of the melancholy, their pursuits own and inward. entry to the political procedure used to be asymmetric, but there has been no common assumption that each one voters must have an equivalent voice in executive. Magazines and radio supplied the entire cultural stories humans anticipated in order to get pleasure from. Ethnic stereotypes have been commonly authorised, and matters with social justice have been merely starting to extend. After the melancholy, so much staff came upon jobs on the topic of the expansion of the yankee safety undefined, however the state used to be frightened of the international wars that made elevated armaments useful. but every little thing used to be approximately to alter with the compelled 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 international conflict II with no 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 frame of mind of 1941 the US. those tales express either what american citizens have been doing and the way they observed themselves and the realm in that final 12 months of peace.

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