United States home front during World War II

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    The United States officially entered World War II on December 8, 1941 right after the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Japan was after the Naval Fleet and ground bases at the attack because they thought it would keep America out of the war. America joined their allies already in the fight, China, France, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, and many other countries. This war had tremendous support and involvement from its countries citizens and some even believe that without that home front’s support we might’ve lost. “A home front is where civilians work toward the war effort and experience the horrors of war firsthand.” (Pat Levy) It had an immense effect on the citizens of America, especially minorities and women. (Pat Levy) “Many people in the U.S. remember the war for the way it brought a sense of togetherness to a divided country.” (Pat Levy). The American home front is the reason we won World War II because without it our nation would not have come together to make weapons, tanks, ships, food, and other things that our army needed to fight.…

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    on the American Home Front: A Look at the Changing Lifestyles and Varying Roles of Women During World War II Although wars fought by the United States have seen significant contributions from American women, many scholars regard World War II as a liberating war for women on the home front, as it marked the first time in history that the government started a formal recruitment of females to join the workforce and do their part at home (Kaufman, 2002). Frankie Cooper, a crane operator who worked…

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    During World War II, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis declared that Jewish people were a virus that needed to be eliminated. This insane belief led to the Holocaust, where over six million Jews were stripped away from their homes, forced into internment and concentration camps, and slaughtered. The horror that came from the deaths of millions of innocent Jews left people outraged that such a tragedy could happen, and the monsters that caused it didn’t pay enough. Most people were too scared to fight…

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    known as “The Holocaust.” As Anita Shreve writes about The Holocaust, she thinks about the worst time in history. She is trying to portray The Holocaust at its worst for the readers. In order to do that, Anita Shreve includes frightening details of the conditions and how people cope with dealing with the war. In the 1940s, which is the setting of the book, “the United States entered the war and joined the Soviet Union (which included Russia), Great Britain, and the Free French (an organization…

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    Elisavet A Short Story

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    red brick, four-story structure. The entrance was in the corner of an L-shaped section. Various sized, arch-topped, rectangular, multi-paned windows filled the exterior walls. Saban and Elisaveta waited while the bicycles were placed alongside the wall. Cédric helped Saban as they approached the entrance on a red, flat stone walkway. After climbing three concrete steps, they were standing in front of two large, tan, vertical planked, wooden doors. The arched top over the doors was inlaid with…

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    There was a couple of ways how the kids escaped. Like gunny sacks or body bags, some were buried loads of goods, A mechanic took a baby out in his toolbox, some were carried out in potato sacks,others were placed in coffins,and the rest entered a church in the Ghetto which had two entrances. She smuggle out 2,500 Jewish kids to safety given them temporary new identities.They only knew Irena from her code name “Jolanta.” She place them in different ways like: orphanages, convents,homes and…

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    Fire And Fury Analysis

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    War is hell…..This is even more so with the technology build up in the post World War I period that brought new challenges to allied military leaders and a tremendous dichotomy in United States aviation warfare strategy of World War II. Both in Fire and Fury by Randall Hansen, and Herman Wolk’s Cataclysm: General Hap Arnold and the Defeat of Japan, follow key allied leaders and their bombing strategies. In Fire and Fury, Hansen asserts that the American daylight precision bombing was more…

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    When a group of young boys is stranded on an island, they elect Ralph as a leader to escape the chaos that the boys might create. The novel Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, narrates a bunch of boys helpless on an island during operation Pied Piper. A plane taking the boys to a safe destination suddenly crashes on an island and kills all adults. The boys must form their own rules and obligations to stay alive. During their time on the island, the boys vote for a leader with good quality to…

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    Vietnam War Propaganda

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    the United States is riddled with military engagements and warfare. From the inception of this country to the present day, the world knows the United States as a militaristic power. The 20th century was a particularly tumultuous time in which the United States participated in many military conflicts including World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and several other smaller or unofficial engagements. The use of propaganda acts as a common thread that…

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    Propaganda is used to promote or demote a certain view or idea from a chiefly biased standpoint. In World War II, propaganda was used frequently with purposes varying from army recruitment to war production. The poster “Women: There 's work to be done and a war to be won ... Now! See your U.S. Employment Service” portrays cartoon women from all different war jobs building the word “Women.” This poster connects to the Home Front in three main ways: first, it represents the utilization of…

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