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American War Library - World War II

Primary Sources (American War Library)

by David Haugen

  • 319 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English

  • American history: Second World War,
  • Reference works,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Sources,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Humanities,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8845436M
    ISBN 101590182049
    ISBN 109781590182048

    American War Library, Long Beach, California. likes. American military data collection, preservation and dissemination. Established 04 July The bookplate -- sometimes a label or a stamp with the words "American Library Association, Soldiers and Sailors Camp Library"-- is one of several versions affixed to books furnished to sailors and soldiers by the American Library Association during World War I.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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Operation Bonus March II. American veterans must unite to demand recognition and compensation for the years they invested sacrificing their youth to protect the lives and livelihoods of those who have benefitted from our service.

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Reporting World War II, Part 1: American Journalism, (Library of America) by Library of America, Anne Matthews, et al. | Sep 1, out of 5 stars   “ One of the few memoirs of combat in World War II by a distinguished African-American flier, [this book] is also perhaps the only account of the African-American experience in a German prison camp.

Alexander Jefferson was one of 32 Tuskegee Airmen from the nd Fighter Group to be shot down defending a country that considered them to be. In her book Books and Libraries in American Society During World War II, Patti Clayton Becker points out that some Army bases and USO clubs featured libraries.

But. 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. Katie D. Bennett writes: “Essentials for war: supplies, soldiers, strategy, and libraries.

For the US Army during both World War I and World War II, libraries were not only requested and appreciated by soldiers, but also established as a priority during times of war. In the midst of battle and bloodshed, libraries continued to serve American soldiers and citizens.

The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first-person account of war from one of America's last living World War II veterans. War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II. World War II Combat Campaign Service: View Issue Regulations; WWII Combat Campaign Recognition: View Issue Regulations; Eligible personnel should ensure that all of your awards are listed on your current A Military Award Report.

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The Purple Heart Medal is Awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or any civilian national of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the U.S.

Armed Forces, after April 5,has been wounded, killed, or who has died or may. Unperturbed by the war scare, the war-born American Library is prepared to do business as usual.

To read in full the then-confidential report of Dorothy Reeder recounting her war years as the director of the American Library click here. Home Page for the Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Motivated by the urgent need to collect the stories and experiences of war veterans while they are still among us, the U.S.

Congress created the Veterans History Project in October The legislation calls upon the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to collect and preserve audio- and. The Library War Service was established by the American Library Association in to provide library services to American soldiers training in camps and serving overseas in World War I.

Between andthe ALA raised $5 million from public donations, erected 36 camp libraries, distributed 7 to 10 million books and magazines, and provided library collections to more than locations.

The World War II book series by multiple authors includes books The Rising Sun, The Battle of the Atlantic, Time Life World War II: The Home Front: USA, and several more. See the complete World War II series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The noted historian John Keegan called World War II "the largest single event in human history." More than sixty years after it ended, that war continues to shape our world. Going far beyond accounts of the major battles, The Library of Congress World War II Companion examines, in a unique and engaging manner, this devastating conflict, its causes, conduct, and aftermath.1/5(1).

Since Email The American War Library | Home Telephone and Fax East Via Carmelitos, Virginia BuildingLong Beach CA com --OR-- The Library of Congress World War II Companion. By Margaret E. Wagner, Linda Barrett Osborne, Susan Reyburn, and the Staff of the Library of Congress.

Edited and with an introduction by David M. Kennedy. Simon & Schuster, $ Call this hefty tome World War II: The Director’s Cut and you’ve got the idea.

The Second World War. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free.

World War II | Open Library. Wendell Berry: Port William Novels & Stories (The Civil War to World War II) is published with support of the Gould Family Foundation and kept in print in memory of Owsley Brown, II () with a gift from his family to the Guardians of American Letters Fund.

A book on the British Library during World War II, The National Central Library: An Experiment in Library Cooperation, gives a history of the National Central Library before it combined with other libraries to become the British Library.

Chapters of the book describe how the National Central Library functioned before, during, and after. Max Brooks is an author, public speaker, non-resident fellow with the Modern War Institute at West Point, and senior resident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Art of Future Warfare is the author of World War Z and The Harlem Hellfighters.

The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of West Point, the Department of the Army, the Department of.

World War II presented America's public libraries with the daunting challenge of meeting new demands for war-related library services and materials with Depression-weakened collections, inadequate budgets and demoralized staff, in addition to continuing to serve the library's traditional clientele of women and children seeking recreational reading.The library was the premier Jewish library in Europe before World War II, and luckily survived the Nazi destruction of Vilna.

The contents of the library, along with those of the YIVO building in Vilna, were looted for eventual placement in the anti-Semitic “Institute for the Study of the Jewish Question.”.