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The Great Plains during World War II / R. Douglas Hurt.

Publication | Library Call Number: F595 .H95 2008

"Emphasizing the region's social and economic history, The Great Plains during World War II is the first book to examine the effects of the war on the region and the responses of its residents. Beginning with the isolationist debate that preceded the war, R. Douglas Hurt traces the residents' changing view of the European conflict and its direct impact on the plains. Hurt argues that the people of the Great Plains based their patriotic response to the war effort on the concept of comparative sacrifice.

Drawing on a wealth of primary sources, this compelling and frank history brings to life the voices and experiences of the residents of the Great Plains in recounting the story of the daily concerns of ordinary people that have become part of the nation's history of this seminal event."--BOOK JACKET.

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Great Plains during World War 2
Great Plains during World War Two
Hurt, R. Douglas.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008
Great Plains
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