||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.
||"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 note||Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-196) and index.|
|ISBN||9780786479665 (softcover : alk. paper)|
|ISBN||0786479663 (softcover : alk. paper)|