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This book examines the lost voices of returning World War II veterans in the immediate postwar years and shows how the developing Cold War silenced or altered dissenting opinions that many vets expressed upon their return. By showing the process of silencing veterans’ voices, this study offers new insights into the growth of Cold War unity, and retrieves lost perspectives that both challenged and supported consensus.
Robert Francis Saxe is an Assistant Professor of History at Rhodes College.
“This well researched, clearly written study deserves an important place on the shelf of books about World War II veterans. Diversity, the author documents, not homogeneity, characterized the sixteen million veterans, a diversity that the emerging Cold War consensus erased. The excellent study is compelling and convincing.”–Keith W. Olson, Professor of History, University of Maryland, College Park
“The Reception Committee”: Soldiers, Citizens, and the Veteran’s Return *
“The New Generation Offers a Leader”: Lt. John F. Kennedy’s 1946 Race for Congress * Kiss the Blood Off My Hands: The Film Noir Veteran’s Quest for Meaning in Postwar America * “Citizens First, Veterans Second”: The American Veterans Committee and the Challenge of the Cold War * “The Negro Is No Longer Sleeping”: African-American Veterans and the Limits of Consensus
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