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Title:
The war at home
Author:
Klam, Julie.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
North Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, maps : 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Americans answer the call: war bonds -- Victory gardens -- Collections and recycling -- Ration books -- Civil Defense air raid wardens -- Travelling here and abroad: draft and domestic travel -- Japanese relocation centers -- Jim Crow here and abroad -- Women in the war: Rosie the Riveter -- Women journalists -- Women in the ranks -- How people got the news: newspapers, newsreels, radio -- Propaganda -- Victory.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.1 1.0 61542.
ISBN:
9781583401903
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

World War II was the greatest conflict of the 20th century, lasting seven years and encompassing six continents, World War II Chronicles brings the war to life, introducing readers to key battles, villains, and heroes. Each title takes a comprehensive look at a particular phase of the war, beginning with the rise of Nazi Germany and ending with the defeat of Japan. Compelling historic photographs help to portray this extraordinary war.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Chapter 1 America Answers the Call: War Bondsp. 10
Chapter 2 Victory Gardensp. 12
Chapter 3 Collections and Recyclingp. 15
Chapter 4 Ration Booksp. 16
Chapter 5 Civil Defense: Air Raid Wardensp. 18
Chapter 6 Conscription: The Draftp. 20
Chapter 7 Domestic Travelp. 21
Chapter 8 Japanese Relocation Centersp. 22
Chapter 9 Jim Crow at Home and Abroadp. 26
Chapter 10 Women in the War: Rosie the Riveterp. 30
Chapter 11 Women Journalistsp. 32
Chapter 12 Women in the Ranks: Wacs, Waves, Wasps...p. 35
Chapter 13 How People Got the Newsp. 38
Chapter 14 Propagandap. 40
Chapter 15 Victoryp. 42
Glossaryp. 46
Indexp. 47