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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
Series statement
Our American century
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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