The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two - Introduction, A Sunday Morning, and A Chance Encounter Summary & Analysis

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Introduction, A Sunday Morning, and A Chance Encounter Summary and Analysis

The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two is a novel about World War II, told as a collection of interviews from various individuals who lived before, during, or after the war. These interviews tell of World War II from a variety of perspectives, including those of U.S. soldiers, young women of the time, Japanese soldiers, German soldiers, and refugees.

The "Introduction" is a collection of small pieces of the interviews collected within the book. Throughout these snippets, Terkel explains that the book is designed to present the war not from a political or military standpoint but from a human standpoint. The collection is an introduction to themes in the novel such as political agendas, propaganda, discrimination, segregation, death, destruction, and rebirth.

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