The Resource When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning

When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning

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When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II
Title
When books went to war
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the stories that helped us win World War II
Statement of responsibility
Molly Guptill Manning
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. In 1943 the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program: 120 million small, lightweight paperbacks for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks in every theater of war. Comprising 1,200 different titles of every imaginable type, these paperbacks were beloved by the troops
Title
When books went to war
Creator
Summary
Chronicles the joint effort of the U.S. government, the publishing industry, and the nation's librarians to boost troop morale during World War II by shipping more than one hundred million books to the front lines for soldiers to read during what little downtime they had
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Writing style
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
028.90973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the stories that helped us win World War II
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the stories that helped us win World War II
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Molly Guptill Manning
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When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780544535022
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014033571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
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(DLC)BK0015307005

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