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Crossing The Pond. The Native American Effort In World War Ii. by Jere Bishop Franco

Crossing The Pond. The Native American Effort In World War Ii.

by Jere Bishop Franco

Publication: 1989

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, red endpapers, xvii [1], 232 pp., preface, introduction, illustrated from photographs, afterword, bibliography, index. Details the contributions Native Americans made to the success of World War II, including military service, defense work, Red Cross drives, and war bond purchases. Also discusses the unsuccessful efforts of Nazi propagandists to exploit Native Americans for the Third Reich, successful efforts of the U.S. government to recruit them for the war effort. A meticulously researched study. Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 21955

$45.00