The Censored War: American Visual Experience during World War Two

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This powerful book tells the story of how American public opinion about World War II was manipulated both by the wartime images that citizens were allowed to see in pictures, ads, and posters and by the images that were suppressed. His text is amplified by arresting visual essays that include many previously unpublished photographs from the army's censored files.
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Explores how the opinion of Americans was manipulated during World War II by the images they were allowed to see, those they were not, and those that were specifically manufactured for them. Considers photographs censored by the military, recruitment posters, newsreels, and other images. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780300062915
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 199
  • Sales rank: 1,231,036
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 8.12 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Prologue 1
Ch. 1 Rationing Death 7
Visual Essay 1: Playing the Death Card 27
Ch. 2 A Cast of Millions 43
Visual Essay 2: Moving Pictures 67
Ch. 3 War as a Way of Seeing 81
Visual Essay 3: War as Monologue 105
Ch. 4 War Costs 121
Visual Essay 4: War Legacies 139
Epilogue 153
Notes 159
Selected Bibliography 177
Credits 181
Index 185
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