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The First Strange Place
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Beth Bailey, David Farber
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Just as World War I introduced Americans to Europe, making an indelible impression on thousands of farmboys who were changed forever “after they saw Paree,” so World War II was the beginning of America’s encounter with the East – an encounter whose effects are still being felt and absorbed. No
Our Mothers' War
Language: en
Pages: 447
Authors: Emily Yellin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Examines how World War II transformed traditional women's roles, describing the experiences of nurses, factory employees, the military's first women soldiers, and female prisoners of war.
Footprints of the Montford Point Marines
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Eugene S. Mosley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-15 - Publisher: Dagmar Miura

Footprints of the Montford Point Marines explores historic information about the Montford Point Marines and also my dad, Corporal Thomas Mosley, while serving with the first group of African American Marines in the United States. This is the story of a brief period of his life, from Montford Point Camp
The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Judith Schachter
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-30 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Through the voices and perspectives of the members of an extended Hawaiian family, or `ohana, this book tells the story of North American imperialism in Hawai`i from the Great Depression to the new millennium. The family members offer their versions of being "Native Hawaiian" in an American state, detailing the
Bayonets in Paradise
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Harry N. Scheiber, Jane L. Scheiber
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-29 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Selected as a 2017 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Bayonets in Paradise recounts the extraordinary story of how the army imposed rigid and absolute control on the total population of Hawaii during World War II. Declared immediately after the Pearl Harbor attack, martial law was all-inclusive, bringing under army rule every