December 1941 Hardback
The Month That Changed America and Saved the World
by Craig Shirley;
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'December 1941' traces, day-by-day, the most important 31 days in the history of America's participation in WWII, which snuffed out the lives of millions and changed history forever.
From December 1, 1941, until the morning of December 7, 1941, America was at peace and--with the exception of the stubborn and persistent high unemployment of the Great Depression--was a relatively happy country.
By the afternoon of the December 7 attack on Pearl Harbor, America was a radically changed country, forever. Its isolationist impulses evaporated, and both major political parties became more or less internationalist. The month also introduced food and gas rationing, Victory Gardens, scrap drives, a military draft, and the conversion of Detroit into an "arsenal of democracy."
From the moment of America's entry into World War II, people of all kinds, but mostly women looking for work, flooded into the city. Instant apartment buildings sprang up, as did eating and drinking salons, all to the advantage of the massive increase in spending generated by the federal government.
December 1941 by Craig Shirley was published by Thomas Nelson in November 2011 and is our 1898th best seller. The ISBN for December 1941 is 9781595554574.
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|Page last updated||19th January 2016|
|Author / Artist||Craig Shirley|
|Publisher||Thomas Nelson (November 2011)|
|Number of Pages||645|