Good Americans: Italian and Jewish Immigrants during the First World War

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Contents
Introduction The Melting Pot Goes to War3
1 The Heyday of the New Immigrant Enclave9
I Your Country Needs You31
2 “Get in Out of the Draft” Raising Volunteers and the Italian Response in New Haven34
3 “Not as a Jew but as a Citizen” The Draft and New York Jewry53
II Training the New Immigrant Soldier83
4 Being Italian in the Yankee Division86
5 Being Jewish in the National Army105
III The Home Front131
6 “More Than Ever, We Feel Proud to Be Italians”133
7 “New York Jewry Must Do Its Duty”153
8 “They Were Good Americans” Survival and Victory on the Western Front175
Epilogue A New Voice in Politics202
Notes213
Selected Bibliography251
Index265

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