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The war: [an intimate history, 1941-1945]

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Focusing on the citizens of four towns - Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama - The War follows more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Woven largely from their memories, the compelling, unflinching narrative unfolds month by bloody month, with the outcome always in doubt. The iconic events are here, but we also move among prisoners of war, defense workers and schoolchildren, and families who struggled simply to stay together. An intimate, profoundly affecting chronicle of the war that shaped our world, THE WAR captures the American experience of World War II through the words and deeds, thoughts and feelings of those who made history on the battlefields and on the home front.
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9780307262837
9781415943120
9781415943113
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display_description As companion to his PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, City and town life -- United States -- History -- 1933-1945, Soldiers -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes, War and family -- United States -- History -- Anecdotes, War and society -- United States -- History -- 1933-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United States, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
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title_full The War An Intimate History, 1941-1945, The war : an intimate history, 1941-1945 / by Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns, The war [sound recording] : [an intimate history, 1941-1945] / by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
title_short The war :
title_sub [an intimate history, 1941-1945]
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