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The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two Summary
Studs Terkel

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The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two Summary

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The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two by Studs Terkel, is one of the most memorable, comprehensive records of personal stories of World War II in literature. The book is a collection of interviews done by Terkel following World War Two. Terkel takes readers on a journey from the first bombings of Pearl Harbor to the excitement of war to the horrors of concentration camps to the dropping of the A-bomb.

The stories range from the humorous exploits of young GI men to the adoring memories of young women attracted to young soldiers to the horrifying accounts of men coerced by their government to assist with tests of deadly bombs. Terkel does not interject his own opinions, but simply allows those interviewed to tell their stories. Terkel then combines these accounts into subjects, so that each topic is covered from a variety of different angles...

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