The Greatest Generation Setting & Symbolism

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Yankton

Yankton is the town in South Dakota about sixty miles from Sioux City where Tom Brokaw was raised.

Normandy

Normandy is an area of France where the D-Day invasion took place.

Washington DC

Washington DC is on the eastern coast of the United States and is the nation's capital.

South Dakota

South Dakota is a state in the American Midwest where many of the people in The Greatest Generation came from.

South Pacific

South Pacific has many islands that were in the theater of fighting in the war in the Pacific.

France

France is a country that was under German occupation and liberated by the Allies. Many of the people in the book fought in France.

Germany

Germany is a country that was taking over much of Europe. When the Allies invaded Normandy, they continued through to Germany and across Europe.

Italy

Italy is a southern European...

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