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"The good war" : an oral history of World War Two
Title:
"The good war" : an oral history of World War Two
ISBN:
9780394531038

9781565843431
Publication:
New York : Pantheon Books, [1984]
Physical Description:
xv, 589 pages ; 24 cm
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- A Sunday morning -- John Garcia -- Ron Veenker -- Dennis Keegan -- Peter Ota -- Mayor Tom Bradley -- Yuriko Hohri -- Frank Keegan -- A chance encounter -- Robert Rasmus -- Richard M. (Red) Prendergast -- Tales of the Pacific -- E.B. (Sledgehammer) Sledge -- Maurice E. (Jack) Wilson -- Robert Lekachman -- Peter Bezich -- Anton Bilek -- The good Reuben James -- Bill Bailey -- David Milton -- Rosie -- Peggy Terry -- Pauline Kael -- Sarah Killingsworth -- Evelyn Fraser -- Dellie Hahne -- Betty Basye Hutchinson -- Neighborhood boys -- Mike Royko -- Mayor Tom Bradley -- Paul Pisicano -- Mickey Ruiz -- Jack Short -- Dempsey Travis -- Don McFadden -- Win Stracke -- Johnny DeGrazio -- Reflections on machismo -- John H. Abbott -- Roger Tuttrup -- Ted Allenby -- High Rank -- Admiral Gene LaRocque -- General William Buster -- The bombers and the bombed -- John Ciardi -- Akira Miura -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Eddie Costello and Ursula Bender -- Jean Wood -- Growing up: here and there -- John Baker -- Sheril Cunning -- Yasuko Kurachi Dower -- Galatea Berger -- Werner Burckhardt -- Jean Bartlett -- Oleg Tsakumov -- Marcel Ophuls -- D-day and all that -- Elliott Johnson -- Joe Hanley -- Charles A. Gates -- Timuel Black -- Rosemary Hanley -- Dr. Alex Shulman -- Frieda Wolf -- Boogie woogie bugle boy -- Maxene Andrews -- Sudden money -- Ray Wax -- George C. Page -- A quiet little boom town -- Lee Oremont -- The big panjandrum -- Thomas G. (Tommy the Cork) Corcoran -- James Rowe -- Hamilton Fish -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Virginia Durr -- Joe Marcus -- Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. -- W. Averell Harriman -- Earl B. Dickerson -- Flying high -- Lowell Steward -- Up front with pen, camera, and mike -- John Houseman -- Herman Kogan -- Henry Hatfield -- Alfred Duckett -- Milton Caniff -- Garson Kanin -- Bill Mauldin -- Richard Leacock -- Walter Rosenblum -- Crime and punishment -- Alvin (Tommy) Bridges -- Joseph Small -- Hans Gobeler and James Sanders -- Charlie Miller -- Jacques Raboud -- Walter and Olga Nowak -- Erich Luth -- Vitaly Korotich -- Joseph Levine -- A turning point -- Joseph Polowsky -- Galina Alexeyeva -- Mikhail Nikolaevich Alexeyev -- Viktor Andreyevich Kondratenko -- Grigori Baklanov -- Chilly winds -- Telford Taylor -- Eileen Barth -- Arno Mayer -- Anthony Scariano -- Erhard Dabringhaus -- Irving Goff -- Milton Wolff -- Hans Massaquoi -- Is you is or is you ain't my baby? -- Philip Morrison -- John H. Grove -- Marnie Seymour -- Bill Barney -- Father George Zabelka -- Hajimi Kito and Hideko Tamura (Tammy) Friedman -- Victor Tolley -- John Smitherman -- Joseph Stasiak -- Remembrance of things past -- Nancy Arnot Harjan -- Paul Edwards -- Epilogue: boom babies and other new people -- Nora Watson -- Joachim Adler and Marlene Schmidt -- Steve McConnell -- Debbie Cooney -- George Seymour -- Street-corner kids.
Abstract:
The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II.
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