Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War

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(IWM = materials in the Imperial War Museum, London)


1.From Light to Heavy Duty
1.
Betty Ann Webster, letter to Atlantic, October, 1984, pp. 9-10.
2.
The United States Army in World War II ( Washington, 1955), II: 361ff.
3.
Michael Davie, ed., The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh ( London, 1976), 448- 49.
4.
H. L. Sykes, memoir, IWM.
5.
Geoffrey Perrett, Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph: The American People, 1939-1945 ( Baltimore, 1973), 82.
6.
John Verney, Going to the Wars ( London, 1955), passim.
7.
Eric Newby, A Traveller's Life ( New York, 1982), 44.
8.
Quoted by Studs Terkel, "The Good War": An Oral History of World War Two ( New York, 1984), 562.
9.
Robert Wernick, Blitzkrieg ( New York, 1976), 21.
10.
Miss H. A. Harrison, diary, IWM.
11.
Herbert Christian Merillat, Guadalcanal Remembered ( New York, 1982), 168.
12.
9th ed. ( Harrisburg, 1942), 179.
13.
Capt. J. R. Strick, memoir, IWM.
14.
The photograph is available in Michael Bloch, The Duke of Windsor's War: From Europe to the Bahamas ( New York, 1983).
15.
Stephen E. Ambrose, Eisenhower: Soldier, General of the Army, President- Elect, 1890-1952 ( New York, 1983), 149.
16.
The Pacific War ( New York, 1981), 416.
17.
Posters of World War I and World War II in the George C. Marshall Research Collection ( Charlottesville, 1979).

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  • Other Books by Paul Fussell *
  • Title Page iii
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xi
  • 1: From Light to Heavy Duty 3
  • 2: "Precision Bombing Will Win the War" 13
  • 3: Someone Had Blundered 19
  • 4 - Rumors of Wa 35
  • 5 - School of the Soldier 52
  • 6 - Unread Books on a Shelf 66
  • 7 - Chickenshit, an Anatomy 79
  • 8 - Drinking Far Too Much, Copulating Too Little 96
  • 9 - Type-Casting 115
  • 10: The Ideological Vacuum 129
  • 11: Accentuate the Positive 143
  • 12: High-mindedness 164
  • 13: With One Voice 180
  • 14 - Deprivation 195
  • 15 - Compensation 207
  • 16 - Reading in Wartime 228
  • 17 - Fresh Idiom 251
  • 18: The Real War Will Never Get in the Books" 267
  • Notes 299
  • Index 321
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