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Remembering the Good War Minnesota's Greatest Generation

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ISBN-10: 0873516052

ISBN-13: 9780873516051

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thomas Saylor

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"A great All-American story. . . . Saylor conjures up the World War II years in truly inspired fashion. A wonderful book." Douglas Brinkley, author of "Voices of Valor: D-Day, June 6, 1944" World War II was the defining event for a generation of Americans. "Remembering the Good War" tells the stories of over one hundred Minnesotans--ordinary people who rose to duty at an extraordinary moment in our past. Here soldiers and sailors, housewives and farmers, "Rosies" and "Joes" tell what it was like to be swept up in history. Betty Wall Strohfus of Faribault recalls how she discovered a love for flying and joined the Women's Air Force Service Pilots (wasp) program to serve stateside during the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 11/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034

Thomas Saylor is an associate professor of history and director of the Faculty Scholarship Center at Concordia University, St Paul. This book, his first, is the result of over two years of interviews and research for the Oral History Project of the World War II Years.