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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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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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Entertainment Weekly "A readable accessible addition to World War II literature and a book that will be enjoyed by lovers of books about books " Boston Globe "Four stars out of four A cultural history that does much to explain modern America " USA Today When America entered World War II in 1941 we faced an enemy that

When Books Went to War Excerpt Molly Guptill Manning

The American forces serving in World War II were composed primarily of citizen soldiers—people who had no notion of going to war until Pearl Harbor was attacked Many volunteered and others were drafted and together these unprepared and unknowing souls faced a daunting combination of hurried training

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

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

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After yesterday's World War II fiction post now it's time for the non fiction Once again culling from the excellent comments left in my original post on the topic from a while back here are the books Many readers suggested Anthony Beevor's books Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945

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Jan 25 2015 · In "When Books Went to War " Molly Guptill Manning recounts the story of A S E s The volumes grew out of the Victory Book Campaigns that the American Library Association sponsored in the

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Jan 30 2015 · 'When Books Went to War The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II' by Molly Guptill Manning (HMH) "Last week we received your book on Mr K*A*P*L*A*N I read it and simply roared with

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Tim O'Brien National Book Award winning author of The Things They Carried "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 US government along with librarians and publishers dispatched millions of books to American GIs sailors and fliers using the written word itself as a powerful reply to tyranny thought control absolutism and perverse

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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

When Books Went to War Audiobook written by Molly Guptill

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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Dec 25 2014 · But Molly Guptill Manning's "When Books Went to War" winds up feeling like the bibliophile's equivalent of "It's a Wonderful Life " It tells of enlisted men during World War II whose one and only form of entertainment became reading and of the enormous home front effort to supply them with the books they desperately wanted

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Search More Podcasts 'When Books Went to War' by Molly Guptill Manning Anyone reading a book review is well aware of the power of books to affect lives on a variety of levels but

'When Books Went to War' tells how paperback books helped to

Dec 24 2014 · 'When Books Went to War' tells how paperback books helped to win World War II Recreational reading boosted morale and celebrated free thought for America's World War II troops

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

When Books Went to War is an inspiring story for history buffs and book lovers alike Editorial Review An Amazon Best Book of the Month December 2014 The image of the Berlin book burning in May of 1933 is a common photo in history books

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When Books Went to War is an engaging read that transports us back to a difficult time in our history It underscores the importance of reading not only for recreation but for self preservation

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How Books Became a Critical Part of the Fight to Win World War II

Dec 22 2014 · How Books Became a Critical Part of the Fight to Win World War II Molly Guptill Manning's fascinating new book When Books Went to War 11th grade education and did not read books During

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Dec 10 2014 · Guptill Manning's new book When Books Went to War is a history of these paperbacks known as Armed Services Editions They included all sorts of literature — from Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare to mysteries and Westerns — and were the culmination

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

Crisply written and compelling When Books Went to War is both a tribute to the civilizing influence of books and a careful account of what it took a lot to ensure that US fighting men had the right stuff to read Manning's portrait of this seemingly prosaic slice of the war effort is more than colorful;

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

As inspiring as what the government and the publishing industry did the real sometimes gut wrenching power of When Books Went to War lies in actual heartfelt letters written by soldiers to the authors of the books they'd read letters that almost every author answered (much to the shock and delight of the soldiers)

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

When America entered World War II we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more The War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program 120 million small lightweight paperbacks for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks in every theater of war

Publishers Gave Away 122 951 031 Books During World War II

Sep 10 2014 · The key actors in the book trade organized themselves into the Council on Books in Wartime hoping to use books to advance the war effort In February of 1943 they circulated an audacious proposal