1941: The America That Went to War - download pdf or read online

By William M. Christie

ISBN-10: 1631440551

ISBN-13: 9781631440557

As the United States ways the seventy-fifth anniversary of the assault on Pearl Harbor, writer William M. Christie presents an in depth background of the USA at the eve of global struggle II. 1941: The the US That Went to War provides 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 varied from the rustic we all know this present day. 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 technique was once asymmetric, but there has been no normal assumption that every one voters must have an equivalent voice in executive. Magazines and radio supplied all of the cultural reviews humans anticipated which will get pleasure from. Ethnic stereotypes have been largely permitted, and issues with social justice have been in simple terms starting to extend. After the melancholy, such a lot employees discovered jobs concerning the expansion of the yank protection undefined, however the state used to be terrified of the international wars that made elevated armaments worthy. but every little thing was once approximately to alter with the pressured access onto the realm level. Christie describes all this and extra, demonstrating that one can't comprehend the us in the course of and after international conflict II with out knowing the rustic that entered the war.

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

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