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Virginia in the war years, 1938-1945 : military bases, the u-boat war and daily life / Joseph P. Freitus.

Author/creator Freitus, Joe
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
Descriptionviii, 200 pages ; 26 cm
Contents The approach of war -- The naval bases -- The army bases -- The coast guard -- The submarine war -- The home front -- Women at war -- African Americans -- The Civil Air Patrol -- The POW -- The '44 hurricane -- War stories.
Abstract "Although World War II began as a war in Europe, many in the United States, foreseeing the inevitable, had begun preparing for war, paying only "lip service" to the Neutrality Act. Preparations for war affected the entire country, with Virginia particularly playing a major role. More than one million service men and women came to Virginia"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 194-196) and index.
Genre/formMilitary history.
LCCN 2014025393
ISBN9780786479665 (softcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0786479663 (softcover : alk. paper)

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