Forth to the Mighty Conflict

Forth to the Mighty Conflict

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Details conditions in Alabama and the role of its citizens in a time of military crisis unknown since the Civil War. Alabama and its people played a conspicuous role in World War II. Not only were thousands of servicemen trained at military facilities in the statea€”at Fort McClellan, Camp Rucker, Camp Sibert, Maxwell Air Field, and Tuskegee Army Air Fielda€”but Axis prisoners of war were interned in camps on Alabama soil, most notably at Aliceville and Opelika. More than 45, 000 Alabama citizens were killed in combat or died as POWs, some came home injured, and many labored in war factories at home.Initially, it was conceived as an extended essay to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Alabamaa#39;s role in World War II. It was to be written for the Auburn University Center for the Arts and Humanities, which, under the energetic leadership ofanbsp;...

Title:Forth to the Mighty Conflict
Author:Allen Cronenberg
Publisher:University of Alabama Press - 2003-07


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