World War Ii in Mid-America: Experiences from Rural Mid-America During the Second World War

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The true account of World War II as seen through eyes of thirty-four mid-Western Americans. Covering the war on a year by year basis, it is the story of how the war affected these individuals and their families, many times in their own words. Covered is not only the military who went off to war, but also the wives, the sweethearts, and the children of the military, as well as those who stayed behind to hold down the home front the factory worker, the German POW guard, the farmer. It is the story of how they willingly struggled with rationing, how they willingly assisted each other when the need arose, how they willingly collected recyclables and other goods for the war effort, without any expectation of compensation. It is also the story of the military members, why and when they entered the service as well as how they served their country in the time of need the B-17 ball turret gunner, the Higgins boat pilot, the Marine landing on Okinawa and Guam, the Japanese held POW, the WAC and the WAAC. In summary, it is the story of their war! A war that nobody, nobody shirked their duty.
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Robert C. Daniels grew up in Waupun, Wisconsin. After graduating from Waupun Senior High School with the class of 1976, he joined the Navy to see the world. Upon his eventual retirement from the service as a chief petty officer, and after indeed seeing quite a bit of the world, he attended and graduated from Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach, VA, Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and the American Military University in Manassas Park, Virginia, earning an AA in Liberal Arts, a BA in History, and an MA in Military Studies, respectively. He currently lives in Chesapeake, Virginia, with his wife and their cherished pets where he teaches adjunct history at both the University of Phoenix and Tidewater Community College.
He is the author of 1220 Days: The story of U.S. Marine Edmond Babler and his experiences in Japanese Prisoner of War Camps during World War II and numerous essays and articles on World War II and other military conflicts.

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AuthorHouse
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Published on
Aug 2, 2012
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Pages
306
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ISBN
9781477236826
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Language
English
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History / United States / 20th Century
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