• CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE: WORLD WAR II, 1941–1945

    THE COMING OF WORLD WAR II

    The Shadows of War

    Isolationism

    Roosevelt Readies for War

    Pearl Harbor

    ARSENAL OF DEMOCRACY

    Mobilizing for War

    Economic Conversion

    New Workers

    Wartime Strikes

    THE HOME FRONT

    Families in Wartime

    The Internment of Japanese Americans

    Civil Rights and Race Riots

    Zoot-Suit Riots

    Popular Culture and “The Good War”

    MEN AND WOMEN IN UNIFORM

    Creating the Armed Forces

    Women Enter the Military

    Old Practices and New Horizons

    The Medical Corps

    Prisoners of War

    THE WORLD AT WAR

    Soviets Halt Nazi Drive

    The Allied Offensive

    The Allied Invasion of Europe

    The High Cost of European Victory

    The War in Asia and the Pacific

    THE LAST STAGES OF THE WAR

    The Holocaust

    The Yalta Conference

    The Atomic Bomb