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When Books Went to War The Stories That Helped Us Win World

Oct 27 2015 · "When Books Went to War is a thoroughly engaging enlightening and often uplifting account of America's counterattack against Nazi Germany's wholesale burning of books During World War II the U S government along with librarians and publishers dispatched millions of books to American GIs sailors and flyers using the written word itself

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Books also served as the premier weapon in fighting Adolf Hitler's "war of ideas " Nazi Germany sought control over people's beliefs not just their bodies and territory From the 1933 state sanctioned book burnings in Germany to the purging of libraries across Europe as nations were conquered by the Nazis "un German" reading

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Anyone reading a book review is well aware of the power of books to affect lives on a variety of levels but many readers may not know that during World War II more than 120 million free books

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Dec 10 2014 · In the 1940s U S publishers printed paperbacks — everything from romances to Westerns — that were designed for battle Molly Guptill Manning explores their history in When Books Went to War

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Dec 02 2014 · When America entered World War II in 1941 we faced an enemythat had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizensto hide or destroy many more Outraged librarians launched a campaign to sendfree books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations In1943 the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with anextraordinary program 120 million

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Dec 22 2014 · The idea that "books were intertwined with the values at stake in the war" is central to Manning's study which begins with an account of a book burning in Berlin in 1933 and describes how these

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Nov 10 2015 · Book Talk Questions for When Books Went to War Posted on November 10 2015 by Molly Guptill Manning I was recently asked to put together a list of questions for a book talk on When Books Went to War and thought it might be useful to share what I came up with

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Apr 11 2017 · Molly Guptill Manning's book When Books Went to War The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II goes into great detail about many of these books and she even makes the argument that the morale boosted by these books helped us win the war as the title suggests It's a pretty good read which I recommend

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Dec 02 2014 · When Books Went to War is the inspiring story of the Armed Services Editions and a treasure for history buffs and book lovers alike "A thoroughly engaging enlightening and often uplifting account I was enthralled and moved " — Tim O'Brien author of The Things They Carried

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When Books Went to War The Stories That Helped Us Win World

"WhenBooks Went to War is a thoroughly engaging enlightening and often uplifting account of America's counterattack against Nazi Germany's wholesale burning of books During World War II the U S government along with librarians and publishers dispatched millions of books to American GIs sailors and flyers using the written word itself

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When America entered World War II in 1941 we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations In 1943 the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program 120

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Frankly Molly Guptill Manning's When Books Went to War The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II can be a little dry at times At the same time I teared up over and over again It's hard for a librarian to resist a book that's about "The inspiring story of an army of librarians 120 million special paperbacks and the authors and books

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