World War II: Life on the Homefront: A Primary Source History

World War II: Life on the Homefront: A Primary Source History

by Fiona Macdonald
     
 

World War II (1939-1945) affected the world in countless ways. What was life like for those on the home front during the war? Not all Americans fought in the war directly, but all American lives were changed by the conflict. Learn about war, the draft, and how people in the Allied countries contributed to the war effort. Discover why women joined the workforce in… See more details below

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Overview

World War II (1939-1945) affected the world in countless ways. What was life like for those on the home front during the war? Not all Americans fought in the war directly, but all American lives were changed by the conflict. Learn about war, the draft, and how people in the Allied countries contributed to the war effort. Discover why women joined the workforce in great numbers, how posters promoting the war helped mobilize the United States, and why certain foods and other goods were rationed. Get firsthand accounts of life on the home front and people's efforts to support the troops.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433900501
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
In Their Own Words Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1090L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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