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Detroit and the Good War

the World War II letters of Mayor Edward Jeffries and friends

by Edward Jeffries

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit.,
  • Detroit
    • Subjects:
    • Jeffries, Edward, 1900- -- Correspondence.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Michigan -- Detroit.,
    • Mayors -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Correspondence.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDominic J. Capeci, Jr., editor.
      ContributionsCapeci, Dominic J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D453 J44 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 321 p. :
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL966056M
      ISBN 10081311974X
      LC Control Number96002414

      The Good War: An Oral History of World War 11 by Studs Terkel (Book Review) This bestseller by Studs Terkel was republished in by New Press. It won The Pulitzer Prize for non fiction and rightly so. The author presents over interviews with people of all classes and all levels of involvement in World War Reviews:   DETROIT – Tamala Wells, a Detroit mother of two, was last seen Aug. 6, Since that day, her mother has never stopped working to get answers. As .

      Only, to call it a war is almost a misnomer; it was never just one war, but so many wars in one. Certainly, it was far too big, too vast and varied, to remember as a single event. The sheer volume of books about it are testament to that. No war in history – rivalled only by the one that ended 20 years earlier – has inspired more literature. Studs Terkel's "The Good War" presented World War II as told by those who lived it. It appears that Terkel rounded up all the living legends that helped popularize the war effort, and have become somewhat iconiclastic heroes to American s:

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