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The Home Front During World War II

Grades 5 through 8
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"Through a Glass, Darkly"
pp. 298-321. In New Jersey: A Mirror on America
John T. Cunningham. Andover, N.J.: Afton Publishing Co., 1976
Documents
World War II Rations Book (1942)
Internet Sites
Highland Park During World War II
Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"War and Modern America"
pp. 75-96. In OneState in Arms: A Short Military History of New Jersey
Mark Edward Lender. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1991
Documents
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
Republican Congressmen on War in Europe (1939), pp. 230-232
Women in Defense Plants (1943), pp. 238-241
Correspondence Between a Young Woman and Her Husband at War (1943-44), pp. 242-245
Audio and Video
Seabrook at War
Narrated by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., a one-hour radio documentary about how during and after World War II Seabrook Farms recruited Japanese Americans from the wartime internment camps and Estonians postwar displaced persons camps.
A co-production of the New Jersey Historical Commission and public radio station WWFM, 1995
(Listen online) http://www.talkinghistory.org/cohen.html
Internet Sites