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The Resource Decade of triumph : the 40s, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by John Robert Slaughter

Decade of triumph : the 40s, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by John Robert Slaughter

Label
Decade of triumph : the 40s
Title
Decade of triumph
Title remainder
the 40s
Statement of responsibility
by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by John Robert Slaughter
Title variation
  • Forties
  • Our American century
  • Our American century
  • Our American century
  • Our American century
  • 40s
Title variation remainder
  • decade of triumph : the 40s
  • decade of triumph : the Forties
  • the 40s
  • the Forties
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
dlc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Time-Life Books
Series statement
Our American century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nineteen forties
  • Nineteen forties
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Decade of triumph : the 40s, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by John Robert Slaughter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • (Cont.): Home Sweet Home : back in the USA -- 1946-1949 : life goes on (Suburbia rampant ; Pitching the new prosperity ; Fashion takes off ; The Red Scare hits home ; Breaking basball's color barrier ; American aid to rescue Europe ; "Give 'em Hell" Harry wins ; Arts and entertainment)
  • Destiny in their hands : Allied and Axis leaders -- America goes to war : a year-by-year chronicle -- 1940 : the gathering storm -- 1941 : into the fray (Shipping out ; The sign of victory ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1942 : setbacks and successes (Passing muster at "Fort Lipstick" ; Doolittle's daring Tokyo raid ; Winning the production war ; The tide begins to turn ; A torch for North Africa ; Toys go to war ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1943 : war on all fronts (Sacrificing for final victory ; Yankee Doodle airmen ; A volunteer army to rout GI blues ; Island hopping toward Japan ; Letters home ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1944 : the turning point (D-Day ; Japan's Leyte gamble ; The last Blitzkrieg ; At the movies ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1945 : days of victory (From Yalta to Berlin ; Fiery stand at Japan's doorstep ; "The destroyer of worlds" ; Peace at last on a day of kisses ; Arts and entertainment)
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780783555065
Lccn
98048383
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm40218811
Label
Decade of triumph : the 40s, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by John Robert Slaughter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • (Cont.): Home Sweet Home : back in the USA -- 1946-1949 : life goes on (Suburbia rampant ; Pitching the new prosperity ; Fashion takes off ; The Red Scare hits home ; Breaking basball's color barrier ; American aid to rescue Europe ; "Give 'em Hell" Harry wins ; Arts and entertainment)
  • Destiny in their hands : Allied and Axis leaders -- America goes to war : a year-by-year chronicle -- 1940 : the gathering storm -- 1941 : into the fray (Shipping out ; The sign of victory ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1942 : setbacks and successes (Passing muster at "Fort Lipstick" ; Doolittle's daring Tokyo raid ; Winning the production war ; The tide begins to turn ; A torch for North Africa ; Toys go to war ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1943 : war on all fronts (Sacrificing for final victory ; Yankee Doodle airmen ; A volunteer army to rout GI blues ; Island hopping toward Japan ; Letters home ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1944 : the turning point (D-Day ; Japan's Leyte gamble ; The last Blitzkrieg ; At the movies ; Arts and entertainment) -- 1945 : days of victory (From Yalta to Berlin ; Fiery stand at Japan's doorstep ; "The destroyer of worlds" ; Peace at last on a day of kisses ; Arts and entertainment)
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780783555065
Lccn
98048383
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm40218811

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