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Author Hurt, R. Douglas.

Title The Great Plains during World War II / R. Douglas Hurt.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.5378 H946g 2008    ---  Available
Description xiii, 507 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A very strong, well-written book by a veteran scholar at the top of his game." -- David Danbom, Kansas History.
"This is a much-needed addition not only to Great Plains historiography but also to the vast literature on the U.S. during World War II. While there are many books on the Plains during the "Dirty Thirties", this is the first that examines the region's history in the Warring Forties." -- Sterling Evans, American Historical Review.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-475) and index.
Contents Reluctance -- The work of war -- Women at work -- The home front -- Rationing -- The farm and ranch front -- Agricultural labor -- Military affairs -- Internment -- Prisoner-of-war camps -- Indians in wartime -- War's end.
Subject Great Plains -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Plains.
Aircraft industry -- Kansas -- Wichita.
Airplanes, Military -- Kansas -- Wichita.
Great Plains -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Added Title Great Plains during World War Two
ISBN 9780803224094 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803224095 (cloth : alk. paper)
Sudoc No. U5002 T248 -2008 nbdocs

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