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The Home Front – Audio Drama 1940′s War Years

1940s.org presents the eight part documentary “The Home Front: The Drama of the War Years : Music – People – Events” Released in 1994, this 5-1/2 hour audio documentary is quite informative and very entertaining as it takes you through the political, military and entertainment events of the war years, and the effects on the lives and culture of everyday Americans. The Home ... Read More »

WWII Sullivan Brothers – 1940′s Sole Survivor Policy

It was nearly 70 years ago when the US Navy informed Mr. and Mrs. Sullivan of Waterloo, Iowa of the loss of their five sons after the sinking of our light cruiser, the USS Juneau. The Juneau was sunk during the WWII Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, near the Solomon Islands in a torpedo attack. The five brothers, George Thomas Sullivan 27, Francis "Frank" Henry Sulliv... Read More »