World War II and the Postwar Years in America

World War II and the Postwar Years in America

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More than 150 articles provide a revealing look at one of the most tempestuous decades in recent American history, describing the everyday activities of Americans as they dealt first with war, and then a difficult transition to peace and prosperity. * Approximately 175 Aa€“Z entries on everyday life and popular culture in the United States, 1940a€“1950 * An extensive timeline of events during the covered decade * Numerous photographs that highlight article content * Charts listing pertinent statistics and/or related information * Selected readings accompanying each article * An extensive bibliography of print, aural, and electronic resources and a guide to related topics... sedan, a two-door sedan, a club coupe, and a business coupe and featured 15 -inch wheels and Goodyear Super Cushion tires. ... The 1946 to 1948 cars remained similar in appearance and deviated from prewar models with front fender shapes that carried into the ... It carried a steep price of $2, 200 (almost $24, 300 in 2008 dollars) and did not sell well. This full-size sedan sold from 1948 to 1955 and featured a four-speed manual transmission and an aerodynamic hood ornament.

Title:World War II and the Postwar Years in America
Author:William H. Young, Nancy K. Young
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2010


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