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Evolution of the American Toy Industry Post World War II By SPM
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In the early to mid-1900s American children played with simple toy trains, wooden rocking horses, jacks and baby dolls. In 2007, American children play with an unbelievable range of toys from dolls... More > that can sing to elaborate video games. And for toys to gain the approval of American children, they must be branded with Dora the Explorer, Harry Potter, Spiderman or another one of the latest hit shows or movies. Though many factors played a role in changing the American toy industry, a few can be attributed with profoundly changing the nature of the business in the post World War II period.< Less
World War II Posters By Philip Martin McCaulay
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World War II Posters is a collection of 245 original posters from WWII related to savings and investment, productivity and invention, service and support, environmentalism and conservation, security... More > and trust, freedom and sacrifice, friends and allies, health and safety, and victory gardens. The federal government produced and distributed informational materials to attract and encourage public support for the money, material resources, labor, and personal sacrifices needed to mount a successful war effort. The Office of War Information distributed posters on a national scale to post offices, schools, and railroad stations. Defense Councils in each community were instructed to form a committee to regularly receive posters. The committee determined the number needed by the community, selected posting locations, and set up a route and distribution system. New posters were distributed at the beginning of each month.< Less
World War II Posters By Philip Martin McCaulay
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World War II Posters is a collection of 245 original posters from WWII related to savings and investment, productivity and invention, service and support, environmentalism and conservation, security... More > and trust, freedom and sacrifice, friends and allies, health and safety, and victory gardens. The federal government produced and distributed informational materials to attract and encourage public support for the money, material resources, labor, and personal sacrifices needed to mount a successful war effort. The Office of War Information distributed posters on a national scale to post offices, schools, and railroad stations. Defense Councils in each community were instructed to form a committee to regularly receive posters. The committee determined the number needed by the community, selected posting locations, and set up a route and distribution system. New posters were distributed at the beginning of each month.< Less
War Posting By Gwilym D. Williams
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War Posting Royal Mail Lines 1939 - 1946 Royal Mail Lines entered the Second World War in 1939 with a fleet of 34 vessels. By the close of hostilities 21 of those ships had been lost to enemy action... More > and 1,550 personnel had laid down their lives. 1939 was also a momentous year for Gwilym D. Williams; it was the year in which he joined Royal Mail Lines as Third Officer. The ensuing years would see Gwilym facing action in many theatres of the War, from the North Atlantic convoys, being sunk by torpedo, experiencing personal tragedy, taking the war to North Africa, and the Italian landings, surviving huge explosions in Algiers and Bombay. Finally, following VE Day, bringing the survivors back from the Far East and the Mediterranean. Gwilym recounts his war years with a keen grasp of detail but as ever the serious and the tragic is combined with lighter moments, meetings with film stars and literary luminaries and amusing runs ashore; a fascinating insight into one man’s war posting.< Less
World War II Posters in Color By Philip Martin McCaulay
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World War II Posters in Color is a collection of 245 original posters from WWII related to savings and investment, productivity and invention, service and support, environmentalism and conservation,... More > security and trust, freedom and sacrifice, friends and allies, health and safety, and victory gardens. The federal government produced and distributed informational materials to attract and encourage public support for the money, material resources, labor, and personal sacrifices needed to mount a successful war effort. The Office of War Information distributed posters on a national scale to post offices, schools, and railroad stations. Defense Councils in each community were instructed to form a committee to regularly receive posters. The committee determined the number needed by the community, selected posting locations, and set up a route and distribution system. New posters were distributed at the beginning of each month.< Less
World War II Posters in Color By Philip Martin McCaulay
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World War II Posters in Color is a collection of 245 original posters from WWII related to savings and investment, productivity and invention, service and support, environmentalism and conservation,... More > security and trust, freedom and sacrifice, friends and allies, health and safety, and victory gardens. The federal government produced and distributed informational materials to attract and encourage public support for the money, material resources, labor, and personal sacrifices needed to mount a successful war effort. The Office of War Information distributed posters on a national scale to post offices, schools, and railroad stations. Defense Councils in each community were instructed to form a committee to regularly receive posters. The committee determined the number needed by the community, selected posting locations, and set up a route and distribution system. New posters were distributed at the beginning of each month.< Less
Reliving World War II, A Memoir By Walt Banko
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Trauma associated with the grief of the loss of his wife Rosemary, to Alzheimer’s disease prompted Walt Banko to start writing. It the beginning, he wrote for therapy and writing indeed is... More > therapeutic. Writing skills were honed under the capable leadership of Wendy Warren and other writing groups. Successful novelists like Joan Dial encouraged and motivated Walt further. Herein you will find his treasures of prose and poetry, dealing with the emotions of loss, with the terrors of war, with the humor of childhood pranks and now, with his own fight against cancer. The eye-catching front cover photo is by Sara Gettys of the Yakima Herald. Walt is still a patriotic soldier, well acquainted with the American Legion, where he served as Post Commander.< Less
My World War II By Rodney S. Quinn
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Memoirs of a World War II pilot.
My World War II By Rodney S. Quinn
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Memoirs of a World War II pilot.
World War II Aircraft By Alexander Wasley
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A second grader's thorough description of many of the aircraft used in World War II.