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greatest generation comes home

Michael D. Gambone

greatest generation comes home

the veteran in American society

by Michael D. Gambone

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Published by Texas A & M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States,
  • Veterans -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • United States -- History -- 1945-1953,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-265) and index

    StatementMichael D. Gambone
    SeriesTexas A & M University military history series -- 99
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.V42 U65 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 271 p., [10] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17190111M
    ISBN 101585444553, 158544488X
    LC Control Number2005002899

    War and Remembrance: Three Women and How They Served. Maion Rivers Nittel: "A full-blown spirit of patriotism was in every heart." Claudine "Scottie" Lingelbach: "I want to tell my grandchildren I was more than a pinup girl in the Great War." Alison Ely Campbell: "You had to do your part." Marion Rivers's life was centered on her family, her job, and her small city of Attleboro, Massachusetts. The Greatest Generation is just one of many generations that scholars have identified. The following is a list of 20th-century generations proposed by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe in their book, "Generations: The History of America's Future, ".

    Find books like The Greatest Generation from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Greatest Generation also liked: Th. About An Album of Memories. A seventeen-year-old who enlisted in the army in writes to describe the Bataan Death March. Other members of the greatest generation describe their war — in such historic episodes as Guadalcanal, the D-Day invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and Midway — as well as their life on the home front.

      Praise for The Greatest Generation “Moving a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.”—The New York Times Book Review “Full of wonderful, wrenching tales of a generation of heroes. Tom Brokaw reminds us what we are capable of as a people. The publication of "The Greatest Generation" comes during a period of national reflection about World War II, with last year's inspiring movie "Saving Private Ryan" and, most recently, the film.


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The Greatest Generation Comes Home combines military and social history into a comprehensive narrative of the veteran's experience after World War II. It integrates early impressions of home in with later stories of medical recovery, education, work, politics, and entertainment, as well as moving accounts of the dislocation, alienation, and discomfort many faced.

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North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: The Greatest Generation Comes Home by Michael D. Gambone Book Resume: At the conclusion of World War II, Americans anxiously contemplated the return to peace. It was an uncertain time, filled with concerns about demobilization, inflation, strikes, and the return of a second Great Depression.

The Greatest Generation is a very moving non-fiction novel that contains real life fascinating stories of WWII and the Great Depression that give you a look into the lives of veteran soldiers telling their story to Tom Brokaw.4/5.

The term The Greatest Generation was popularized by the title of a book by American journalist Tom Brokaw. In the book, Brokaw profiled American members of this generation who came of age during the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II, as well as those who contributed to the war effort on the home front.

Brokaw wrote that these men and women fought not for fame or. In the early pages of The Greatest Generation Comes Home, Michael D. Gambone stated that “comprehensive histories of the World War II veteran are rare” and that this topic “remains a fairly anemic historical field” (p.

12).Yet his footnotes and bibliographic essay suggest otherwise. From George K. Pratt's Soldier to Civilian: Problems of Readjustment () to David R. Ross's Author: Judy Barrett Litof.

The greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw is a book about the experiences of different people during World War II and afterwards. The people who were involved in the war were born during the prosperity of the twenties and then watched the nation plunge into the Great Depression. Many grew up in extreme poverty.

Others came from affluent families. "The Greatest Generation Comes Home" combines military and social history into a comprehensive narrative of the veteran's experience after World War II. It integrates early impressions of home in with later stories of medical recovery, education, work, politics, and entertainment, as well as moving accounts of the dislocation, alienation, and discomfort many faced.

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To this generation that gave so much and asked so little, Brokaw offers eloquent tribute in true stories of everyday heroes in extraordinary times. Praise for The Greatest Generation: “Moving a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.” (The New York Times Book Review)/5().

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Tom Brokaw reminds us what we are capable of as a people/5(). Tom Brokaw is the author of seven bestsellers: The Greatest Generation, The Greatest Generation Speaks, An Album of Memories, Boom!, The Time of Our Lives, A Long Way from Home, and A Lucky Life Interrupted.A native of South Dakota, he graduated from the University of South Dakota, and began his journalism career in Omaha and Atlanta before joining NBC News in Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

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"This book, I hope, will in some small way pay tribute to those men and women who have given us the lives we have today--an American family portrait album of the greatest generation." In this book you'll meet people like Charles Van Gorder, who set up during D-Day a MASH-like medical facility in the middle of the fighting, and then came home to.The Greatest Generation: Born between and Those of the Greatest Generation grew up during the Great Depression and probably fought in World War II.

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