The Resource World War II Richmond, Virginia, Walter S. Griggs Jr, (ebook)

World War II Richmond, Virginia, Walter S. Griggs Jr, (ebook)

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World War II Richmond, Virginia
Title
World War II Richmond, Virginia
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Walter S. Griggs Jr
Title variation
World War Two Richmond, Virginia
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Language
eng
Summary
The effects of the war raging across Europe were visible in Richmond as early as 1939, and Richmonders are always ready to fight for their cause. In that year, the city saw its first parking meters on the streets and began to collect aluminum scrap for use in war industries. In 1940, pursuant to the new draft law, Richmond's sons between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-five registered for the draft. While bomb shelters were put up all over the town, dances were held to maintain local morale. Even as local German families faced discrimination, Richmonders strived for a sense of unity and solidarity. Author and historian Walter Griggs Jr. revives this conflicted spirit, memorializing the sorrow and celebrating the triumphs of a resilient southern city through world war
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Midwest
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Griggs, Walter S
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940.53/755451
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non fiction
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Richmond (Va.)
  • Richmond (Va.)
  • Richmond (Va.)
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adult
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World War II Richmond, Virginia, Walter S. Griggs Jr, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781625841643
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11508938
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remote
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11508938
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MWT11508938
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
World War II Richmond, Virginia, Walter S. Griggs Jr, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625841643
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11508938
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11508938
System control number
MWT11508938
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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