The American home front, 1941-1942 / Alistair Cooke.

Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Cooke, a newly naturalized citizen, set out to see his country as it was undergoing a monumental change. He wanted to "see what the war had done to people, to the towns I might go through, to some jobs and crops, to stretches of landscape I loved and h...

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Main Author: Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2006.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword
  • Introduction to a war
  • A passport to the people
  • Through the Appalachians to the pioneers
  • Deep down South
  • The Gulf Coast
  • The Southwest
  • Westward the course of empire
  • The Pacific Northwest
  • The Great Plains
  • From wheat to steel
  • The rise and fall of New England
  • Epilogue: four months in 1945
  • Envoi
  • Index.