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Published: 20 November 2003

528 Pages | 37 photos

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195168938

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The American People in World War II

Freedom from Fear, Part Two

David M. Kennedy

Oxford History of the United States

  • Explains how the nation agonized over its role in the conflict, how it fought the war, and why the United States emerged victorious
  • Analyzes the determinants of American strategy, the painful choices faced by commanders and statesmen, and the agonies inflicted on the millions of ordinary Americans who were compelled to swallow their fears and face battle as best they could
  • The second installment of Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning series