GI Jive: US Soldiers' Writings and Post-World War II America

Author/s: Amanda Lee Stevens, MA
Availability: Open Access
Type: Thesis
Year: 2015
Category: History of America
Institution: Marshall University

Abstract: This work is a comprehensive study of American soldiers‘ writings during World War II as they related to personal and national postwar aims. The paper uses military and domestic publications along with a selection of memoirs and diaries published during and immediately after the war to create an overview of soldiers' ideological and material desires of postwar America.

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