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

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 0394531035 9780394531038 1565843436 9781565843431
OCLC Number: 10753607
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1985.
Description: xv, 589 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.
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