Reading through David Brinkley’s excellent Washington Goes To War provided a jarring reminder to this amateur historian that history during that period was made outside of the Armed Forces as well.
For those interested in studying the home front in World War II, an excellent resource is The Administrative Histories of World War II Civilian Agencies of the Federal Government. This is essentially a large bibliography, but it is exhaustive, and thus an outstanding scholarly resource.
- “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley (priscillaajacks.wordpress.com)
- 10 World War II Soldiers Who Pulled Off Amazing Feats (listverse.com)