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Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | History

8 edition of Dear America: The Nation at War: The World War II Collection found in the catalog.

Dear America: The Nation at War: The World War II Collection

Box Set

  • 36 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLeather-bound
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10249989M
    ISBN 100439129435
    ISBN 109780439129435

      Over 90 rare large artifacts, tanks, and vehicles spanning World War I through the battlefields of today are on display. Living History Events The Collings Foundation hosts a variety of fantastic living history events at the Stow, MA .   On the one hand: civil war, world war, economic turmoil. On the other hand: love, literature, the will to survive. Our recommended books this week take on the big topics, from James Wood’s.

    According to the Smithsonian exhibit "Posters on the American Home Front ()," a link from the EDSITEment resource Center for the Liberal Arts, "World War II posters helped to mobilize a nation. Inexpensive, accessible, and ever-present, the poster was an ideal agent for making war aims the personal mission of every citizen. During World War II, America had ample reason to be proud of her fighting men and radio did all it could to show the folks back home the fine job they were doing. Although they were not in uniform, the men and women of the Civilian Aircraft Warning Service during WWII were vital to the mission of the Army Air Forces 4th Fighter Command.

    Before it became the national holiday we now know as Memorial Day, it was a day celebrated across the country for at least five decades as Decoration Day, a . The book tell you about the history of the Attack on Pearl Harbor though the young girl in the story. This is another book in the series of Dear America. It based on the real thing. If you enjoy History, this is good book along with it good for young reader and Children. ()/5(17).


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Dear America: The Nation at War: The World War II Collection Download PDF EPUB FB2

The fictional diaries that put DEAR AMERICA on bestseller lists are now available in the boxed DEAR AMERICA Library Collections. Each of the four books in this box set offers a different perspective of America's role in World War II and life on the homefront -- that of an American soldier; a Japanese-American internee; a soldier's daughter; and the daughter of a reporter in/5.

The Dear America book series by multiple authors includes books Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania,A Coal Miner's Bride the Diary of Anetka Saminska, and several more.

Dear America: The Nation at War: The World War II Collection: Box Set October 1,Scholastic Leather-bound in English - Slipcase edition. Dear America: The Nation at War: The World War II Collection by Beth Levine, October 1,Scholastic edition, Leather-bound in English - Slipcase edition.

World War II veteran Stepan Petukhov, 90, of Russia, sits in a U.S.-made, World War II-era Willys jeep at Gorky Park in Moscow in (© Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr/AP Images) Even before the United States entered World War II in DecemberAmerica was sending arms and equipment to the Soviet Union to help it defeat the Nazi invasion.

Awesome book, that is really a collection of essay's of different area's or time periods of America in a time of War. It starts from the Civil War until the Cold War and the war the US and the world will face in the 21st Century.

I enjoyed it a lot and learned a lot of background things on certain events and people (like Custer, IKE and Patton)/5. This book is powerful and should be required reading for all, especially Americans. Some anti-war activist may think it is "pro-war" but it isn't just that.

This book reveals personal thoughts and challenges faced by American military personnel in wars from the Civil War until the later conflicts in the 20th s:   During the Civil War an estimatedUnion andConfederate soldiers were classified as deserters -- to date, the highest rates recorded in American wartime history.

(At the height of the Vietnam War the numbers peaked at percent, compared with an average of about 11 percent in the Civil War.)Reviews:   Four siblings wrote hundreds of letters to each other during World War II. The story they tell of service, sacrifice and trauma was hidden away in. Notions of liberal democracy and communism-socialism have long divided mankind into opposing ideological-social, political-economic governance models and world views.

Both came together to defeat the menace of political populism, economic-tribal-territorial nationalism gripping Europe around the last world wars. But the power of ideas was so strong that the division re-emerged as the Cold War.

World War II was the deadliest military conflict in estimated total of 70–85 million people perished, which was about 3% of the world population (est. billion). Deaths directly caused by the war (including military and civilians fatalities) are estimated at 50–56 million, with an additional estimated 19 to 28 million deaths from war-related disease and famine.

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The art assembly line of female students busily engaged in copying World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, on July 8, The master poster is hanging in the background. He has a card catalog of roughly to World War II aircraft wrecks. Stashed away in his special collection of war memorabilia are.

At the war's end, returned home. Some Americans believe that thousands more "missing in action" were left behind. 20th Century Prisoners of War World War I: 4, captured; 3, returned World War II:captured;returned Korea: 7. The first of seven episodes of "The War," Ken Burns' sprawling documentary series examining World War II, will be broadcast by KQED on Sunday, Sept.

23, at 8 and 11 p.m. Readers can find the. Larry Burrows Collection Corbis Dick Durrance II Dear Mike, I have a little war story to tell. Two weeks ago the Bien Hoa Air Base was mortared. One of the most famous World War II's.

Letters of a Nation is a unique and timeless collection of extraordinary letters spanning more than years of American history, from the arrival of the Pilgrims to the present day. Many of the more than letters are published here for the first time, and the correspondents are the celebrated and obscure, the powerful and powerless, including Reviews: Documentary GI Jews lends new texture to the American World War II saga One of the most gifted and influential American journalists of the 20th century, A.

Liebling spent five years reporting the dramatic events and myriad individual stories of World War II. Veterans of Future Wars Collection (AC) War Service Bureau Records, (AC) World War II Memorial Book (database) Published Sources: Berg, Ethel.

My Brother Morris Berg: The Real Moe. (Newark, New Jersey: Ethel Berg, ). Blackmar, Charles B., ed. The Princeton Class of During World War II: The Individual Stories. At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history.

More t items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. The Civil War and World War II produced higher casualties and consumed larger shares of our economic output.

As an economic burden, the Civil War was America's worst cataclysm relative to the size.I liked reading this book for a few reasons. I like how the author formatted this book. This book is broken up by journal entry and each entry varies in size. I thought this format was a good choice because it helps the book to stay true to the World War 2 era it is trying to represent.

I also liked that it is written in first person point of view.4/5(15).