United States home front during World War II
The United States home front during World War II supported the war effort in many ways, including a wide range of volunteer efforts and submitting to government-managed rationing and price controls. E...
United States home front during World War II - Wikipedia
Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?
Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs. ...
Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships Of Civil War Eating
When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We're’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil ...
California will run out of water reserves in a year and should begin rationing the precious resource immediately, NASA scientist says
California will run out of water in 12 months, according to a NASA scientist. The state only has one year of supply left in its reservoirs due to persistent drought and is also running out of backup g...
Manhattan Project - The Manhattan Project 1/5
The Manhattan Project documentary.
Rationing
Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services, or an artificial restriction of demand. Rationing controls the size of the ration, which is one's allotted portion of ...
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United States Civil Defense
United States civil defense refers to the use of civil defense in the history of the United States, which is the organized non-military effort to prepare Americans for military attack. Over the last ...
United States Civil Defense - Wikipedia
American Theater (1939-1945)
The American Theater describes a series of mostly minor areas of operations during World War II. This was mainly due to both North and South America's geographical separation from the central the...
American Theater (1939-1945) - Wikipedia
Japanese American internment
The internment of Japanese Americans in the United States was the forced relocation and incarceration during World War II of between 110,000 and 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who lived on the Pa...
Japanese American internment - Wikipedia
American propaganda during World War II
During active American involvement in World War II (1941–45), propaganda was used to increase support for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. Using a vast array of media, propagandists insti...
American propaganda during World War II - Wikipedia
Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada...
Manhattan Project - Wikipedia
Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists
Brighter than a Thousand Suns: A Personal History of the Atomic Scientists, by Austrian Robert Jungk, is the first published account of the Manhattan Project and the German atomic bomb project. It st...
Harry S. Truman Farm Home
The Harry S. Truman Farm Home, also known as the Solomon Young Farm was the residence of future U.S. president Harry S. Truman from 1906 to 1917. The house is part of Harry S. Truman National Histori...
Harry S. Truman Farm Home - Wikipedia
Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?
Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs. ...
Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships Of Civil War Eating
When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We're’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil ...
Hammond, Louisiana
Hammond is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 20,019 in the 2010 census and is home to Southeastern Louisiana University. Hammond is the principal ci...
Hammond, Louisiana - Wikipedia
Fire balloon
A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan, lit. "balloon bomb"), or Fu-Go (Windship Weapon), was a weapon launched by Japan during World War II. A hydrogen balloon with a load varying from a 15 ...
Fire balloon - Wikipedia
Bibliography of Harry S. Truman
Bibliography of Harry S. Truman is a selective list of scholarly works about Harry S. Truman, the thirty-third President of the United States (1945–1953).