American Home Front and the Social History of World War II

  • Robert L. Allen. The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History. New York: Amistad, 1989.
  • Beth Bailey and David Farber. The First Strange Place: The Alchemy of Race and Sex in World War II Hawaii. New York: Free Press, 1992.
  • Allan Berube. Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II. New York: Free Press, 1990.
  • Jim Bishop. FDR's Last Year, April 1944-April 1945. New York: Morrow, 1974.
  • John Morton Blum. V Was For Victory: Politics and American Culture During World War II. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.
  • Anne Boston, ed. Wave Me Goodbye: Stories Of The Second World War. New York: Penguin, 1988.
  • Paul Boyer. By The Bombs Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age. New York: Pantheon, 1985.
  • David Brinkley. Washington Goes To War. New York: Knopf, 1988.
  • Tom Brokaw. The Greatest Generation. New York: Random House, 1998.
  • . The Greatest Generation Speaks. New York: Random House, 1999.
  • Ian Buruma. The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan. New York: Farrar Giroux Straus, 1994.
  • Sean Dennis Cashman. America, Roosevelt, And World War II. New York: NYU Press, 1989.
  • Paul D. Casdorph. Let The Good Times Roll: Life At Home in America During World War II. New York: Paragon House, 1991.
  • John Costello. Virtue Under Fire: How World War II Changed Our Social and Sexual Attitudes. Boston: Little, Brown, 1985.
  • Robert W. Creamer. Baseball in 1941: A Celebration of the "Best Baseball Season Ever"--In The Year America Went To War. New York: Viking, 1991.
  • Roger Daniels. Concentration Camps USA: Japanese Americans and World War II. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971.
  • Sander A. Diamond. The Nazi Movement In The United States 1924-1945. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1974.
  • John Patrick Diggins. The Proud Decades: America In War and in Peace, 1941-1960. New York: Norton, 1988.
  • John W. Dower. War Without Mercy: Race And Power In The Pacific War. New York: Pantheon, 1986.
  • Tom Engelhardt. The End of Victory Culture. New York: BasicBooks,1994.
  • Paul Fussell. Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War. New York: Oxford, 1989
  • Sherna Berger Gluck. Rosie The Riveter Revisted: Women, The War and Social Change. New York: New American Library, 1987.
  • Ross Gregory. America 1941: A Nation At The Crossroads. New York: Free Press, 1989.
  • Aljean Harmetz. Round Up The Usual Suspects: The Making of Casablanca--Bogart, Bergman, and World War II. New York: Hyperion, 1992.
  • Margaret Randolph Higonnet, Jane Jenson, Sonya Michael, and Margaret Collins Weitz, eds. Behind The Lines: Gender and The Two World Wars. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.
  • Roy Hoopes. Americans Remember The Home Front: An Oral Narrative. New York: Hawthrone, 1977.
  • . When The Stars Went To War: Hollywood and World War II. New York: Random House, 1994.
  • Peter Irons. Justice At War. New York: Oxford, 1983.
  • David M. Kennedy. Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945. New York: Oxford, 1999.
  • Lee Kennett. For the Duration: The United States Goes To War--Pearl Harbor-1942. New York: Scribners, 1985.
  • Richard M. Ketchum. The Borrowed Years 1938-1941: America on the War to War. New York: Random House, 1989.
  • William K. Klingaman. 1941: Our Lives In A World On The Edge. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.
  • Richard R. Lingeman. Don't You Know There's A War On?: The American Home Front 1941-1945. New York: Putnam, 1970.
  • Judy Barrett Litoff and David C. Smith. Since You Went Away: World War II Letters From American Women on the Home Front. New York: Oxford, 1991.
  • Norman Longmate. The G.I.'s: The Americans in Britain, 1942-1945. New York: Scribners, 1975.
  • Francis MacDonald. Insidious Foes: The Axis Fifth Column and the American Home Front. New York: Oxford, 1995.
  • William Manchester. The Glory And The Dream: A Narrative of American History, 1932-1972. Boston: Little, Brown, 1973.
  • Karal Ann Marling and John Wetenhall. Iwo Jima: Monuments, Memories, and the American Hero. Cambridge: Harvard, 1991.
  • William L. O'Neill. A Better World: The Great Schism: Stalinism and American Intellectuals. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982.
  • . A Democracy At War: America's Fight at Home and Abroad in World War II. New York: Free Press, 1993.
  • Henry Pelling. Britain and the Second World War. London: Fontana,1970.
  • Cabell Phillips. The 1940s: The Decade of Triumph and Trouble. New York: Macmillan, 1975.
  • E. Daniel Potts and Annette Potts. Yanks Down Under 1941-1945: The American Impact on Australia. New York: Oxford, 1985.
  • Elfrieda Berthiaume Schukert and Barbara Smith Scibetta. War Brides of World War II. New York: Penguin, 1989.
  • Susan Sheehan. Missing Plane. New York: Berkley, 1986.
  • Michael S. Sherry. In The Shadow of War: The United States Since the 1930s. New Haven: Yale University, 1995.
  • Page Smith. Democracy On Trial: The Japanese American Evacuation and Relocation in Wold War II. New York: Simon and Schuster,1995.
  • Studs Terkel. "The Good War": An Oral History of World War II. New York: Pantheon, 1984.
  • William M. Tuttle, Jr. "Daddy's Gone": The Second World War in the Lives of America's Children. New York: Oxford, 1993.
  • Marianne Verges. On Silver Wings: The Women Air Force Service Pilots of World War II 1942-1944. New York: Ballantine, 1991.
  • Michi Weglyn. Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps. New York: Morrow, 1976.