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The Best War Ever: America and World War II Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Six: Home Front Change Summary

Michael C.C. Adams
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Chapter Six: Home Front Change Summary and Analysis

What makes WWII the best war ever is the united and confident America that was achieved by the effort. The war resulted in the greatest prosperity period in history. By 1945, the US owned two-thirds of the world's gold reserves, fifty percent of its shipping and over half of global manufacturing. In more recent times, that era has been held up to new leaders, challenging them to match the leadership of FDR and Eisenhower. Like other cultures, Americans have selective memory and that the golden age was perceived to have no ethnic or gender discrimination where all families were happy, marriages were solid, children were perfect students and perfectly behaved. Taking the glow off that era is the reality that prosperity is not a remedy for all problems. Also a reality is that war does not necessarily bring...

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