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After the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on the American naval fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the U.S. was thrust into World War II (1939-45), and everyday life across the country was ...

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The home front of the United States in World War II supported the war effort in many ways, including a wide range of volunteer efforts and submitting to government-managed rationing and price controls.There was a general feeling of agreement that the sacrifices were for the national good "for the duration [of the war]." The labor market changed radically. Peacetime conflicts with respect...

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Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II by Emily Yellin. Our Mothers' War is an eye-opening and moving portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in Ameri...

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The images in this topic provide a look at the everyday lives of Californians just before, during, and shortly after the years that the United States entered World War II. Although many men and women joined the military, many stayed home. These photographs show men, women, and children at work—many in war-related industries—at play, and at ...

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The Homefront during World War II Gettysburg College has put together a picture archive of the people and events in Adams County, Pennsylvania, during World War II, with special emphasis on life at home and the war effort. Don't miss the scanned advertisements from Life magazine in 1943; they really help to explain the mood of the times.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=38XspG2i6l8

Shows life during wartime in an American town (Madison, Indiana). ... American Life at Home During World War II - The Town - 1945 - CharlieDeanArchives / Archival Footage

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A brief history of life during World War II. July 26, 1941: America freezes all Japanese assets in the US. December 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor was bombed in a surprise attack by the Empire of Japan's 1st Air Fleet. American local authorities and the F.B.I. began to find and hold the leaders of Japanese-American communities.

www.nationalww2museum.org/students-teachers/student...

Before World War II Andrew Higgins operated a small boatyard, building workboats designed to operate in the shallow waters of Louisiana's bayous. During the 1920s and 1930s America's military began exploring ways to make amphibious landings.

www.thisamericanlife.org/195/war-stories

An excerpt from a story that writer Lee Sandlin wrote for the Chicago Reader about what it is that makes wartime different and about the particular psychology of being at war. It was a massive historical article, exhaustively researched. Sandlin was interested in World War II—in why it'd been forgotten—and in what exactly had been forgotten.

www.pbs.org/thewar/at_home_family.htm

For families in Mobile, Luverne, Sacramento, Waterbury – and every other town in America – World War II would change their lives dramatically. Women in particular faced new responsibilities ...