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The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

G. Kurt Piehler and Sidney Pash


This book brings together a collection of chapters offering a fresh examination of American participation in World War II, including a long overdue reconsideration of such seminal topics as the forces leading the United States to enter World War II, the role of the American military in the Allied victory, and war-time planning for the postwar world. The book also tackles new inquiries into life on the home front and America's commemoration of one of the most controversial and climatic events of the war—the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima ... More

Keywords: World War II, United States, American military, Allies, postwar world, home front, atomic bomb, D-Day landing, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780823231201
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823231201.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

G. Kurt Piehler, editor

Sidney Pash, editor

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