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Author Casaregola, Vincent.

Title Theaters of war : America's perceptions of World War II / Vincent Casaregola
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 281 pages)
Contents Introduction : faces of the war -- A war warning -- "Why we fight" -- How we fight : campaigns of sacrifice and service -- "The great crusade" -- "Saddle up! Let's get back to the war" -- Longest days in the "good war" -- Conscientious objection -- Now it can be told : reopening old wounds -- The once and future war
Summary Traces the ways in which Americans have represented their involvement by examining the literature, film, and journalism that have shaped the understanding of the war from 1939 to the present
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Veterans -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
War in literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0230100872 (electronic bk.)
9780230100879 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)