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HomefrontStudy.pdf

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"Victory Gardens" was a way to involve homfront Americans in the war effort and to increase  food supply at the same time. Tuskegee trained America's first African American military pilots. Japanese sent thousands of high altitude balloons with small incendiary bombs across the Pacific to the U.S. One bomb fell near Bly Oregon, wich killed the ministers wife and five children.

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The World War II Home Front | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

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Between 1941 and 1944, huge number of women started working in factories. While things were going good for women, there were bad things happening to African Americans that wasn't fair. People of Salina, KS would serve enemy soldiers in the lunch cafeteria and turn away African American Soldiers. Japanese Americans were moved to ten detention camps in seven western states with harsh conditions.

 

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World War Two - Home Front

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Information about the Home Front in Britain during world war two
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People were limited to food and clothing. Every women, men, and child had a ration book for food. They also had a certain amount of coupons, which were used for buying clothes. Most of the Home Guard were volunteers and were either too old or too young. It became known as "Dad's Army."

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