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By William M. Christie

As the USA ways the seventy-fifth anniversary of the assault on Pearl Harbor, writer William M. Christie presents an in depth heritage of the USA at the eve of global warfare II. 1941: The the United States That Went to War offers not just the army occasions of 1941 and particular components of curiosity like activities, domestic lifestyles, and transportation, but in addition an total portrait of the country.

The the USA of 1941 was once very various from the rustic we all know this day. most folks have been simply getting again on their ft after the struggles of the melancholy, their pursuits own and inward. entry to the political approach was once asymmetric, but there has been no common assumption that each one electorate must have an equivalent voice in executive. Magazines and radio supplied all of the cultural stories humans anticipated so as to get pleasure from. Ethnic stereotypes have been greatly permitted, and issues with social justice have been basically commencing to extend. After the melancholy, so much staff came across jobs regarding the expansion of the yank security undefined, however the state was once frightened of the overseas wars that made elevated armaments precious. but every little thing was once approximately to alter with the pressured access onto the realm level. Christie describes all this and extra, demonstrating that one can't comprehend the U.S. in the course of and after international warfare II with out figuring out the rustic that entered the war.

Organized in a chain of vignettes representing focal occasions of every month, 1941 brings readers into the way of thinking of 1941 the United States. those tales express either what american citizens have been doing and the way they observed themselves and the realm in that final 12 months of peace.

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