'Since You Went Away': The War Letters of America's Women

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Published by History Today Ltd. in History Today, volume 41 issue 12, 1991. Bryant users may access this article here.

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Highlights the hopes and fears of women in the United States home front during the Second World War in this selection and commentary of letters assembled from wives, mothers and girlfriends. How these letters were collected; Significant themes; Excerpts from the book `Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front,' by Judy Litoff and David C. Smith.