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WW2 Homefront

Parent Category: World War 2
WW2 home front refers to the activities of the civilians during WW2. The governments of affected countries required their civilians to assist in the war effort. While the men fought at the front lines, the women provided logistic support.
Because of the near bankruptcy of Britain, the price of food and  other goods may very will have cost a small fortune.
WWII was the last war in which virtually everyone was expected, by virtually everyone else, as well as by law is most instances, for personal participation through every little thing possible. From rationing cupons, to work, to joining the military. It was also the last time all available men...
Nurses, doctors, factory workers, drivers, all of the jobs left behind by service members.
bread and water i think x
They were evacuated to times or more and they were evacuated to the countryside...
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no,you would sit in a corner and carry it out in the morning
There were sirens to tell people to go into the shelters and there was another siren to tell them to come out.
In the UK there was no need to ration bananas because there weren't any. Imports were for essentials only and bananas aren't essential.
Yes. I know for a fact that there was a WWII POW Camp in Blissfield, MI. Blissfield is located near the Ohio state line. The war camp was located on what is now Beamer Rd. I actually have pictures of the tents all set up in long rows. The pictures were taken by my Great Grandparents who owned farm...
at the end of ww2 because of food shortages
You could get a replacement, but you were quizzed in detail about the incident. It was serious, rather like losing a passport.
  There were close to 100,000 Japanese-Americans living in California in 1940.
The industrial demands for wartime production in World War II meant that civilians had to have rationing of basic materials, and some foodstuffs. Bureaucracy expanded dramatically during the war, as did federal power. The government became the single most important force in American life.
towards the end of wwii
  == your choice ==   Letting people into your life is life. Choosing to be hurt by them is your own choice. I suggest you don't let anyone in until you know who you are and your life is happy with who you are on your own. Then you may attract the the right person to you who will like you as...
It provided food for the army and citizens during World War 2 in a time of need.
To "convince" Japan to surrender in WWII.
The price of a loaf of bread depends on what type of bread you purchase. If you just get the generic white bread it would have cost about $.99 per loaf. However, if you wanted a name brand such as Pepperidge Farm it would cost you over three times as much at about $3.50 a loaf. About £1.50 for a...
  there really wasnt trnch warfare in world war 2
The displaced persons in the internment camps went either to their original countries, to live with relatives elsewhere, and many went to other countries like the United States. Some Jews went to Israel.
it was impotant becoase the home front was just as impotant as anything els
The Zoot Suit Riot happened in Los Angeles, California, from June 3rd to June 8th 1943.
  The total death count is estimated to be around 43,000. Though this may vary depending on which websites are visited.   Around 2000 people were killed on the first night of the Blitz (September 7th, 1940) in London.
they create their own music using only their voices. its called throat singing.
ey were made of brick bu the square dbrick not the ones we use know million kilometres
  == Answer ==     possibly because they werre produced locally and you did not need to import or export them to gain money from them
  Industrial might and the atomic age.
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An Anderson shelter is a type of air-raid shelter that was designed  in 1938. The shelters were designed to hold up to 6 people. There  are still many Anderson shelters intact today, although many have  been taken down due to age.
The governments of countries all over the world used propaganda. It caused people to feel different emotions that appealed to them in particular. For example, American parents who would see a propaganda poster that showed a wicked Hitler grabbing for children( yes there were posters like this) would...
Not enough oxygen to the brain
Depending on how many kids,Adults, Seniors you had in your house it decided how much food you needed and how much you got.
they stayed at home and finished cooking with the post man
  See: Japanese POW Camp Fujita, Japan proper; Sendai #8B, Kosaka POW Camp; Formerly Tokyo 10B.
Politically, World War II divided Europe between free and communist  countries. Economically, Europe was destroyed and without the  Marshall Plan would have collapsed. In the Communist countries, the  economy was nationalized and trade with non-communist countries  practically disappeared....
No, Jeremy Camp and Steve Camp are not related.
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Puerto Ricans listen to reggaeton, salsa, merengue, bachata, pop latino and any spanish music they even listen to english music as well
  If you are at home, for the best effect, use speakers. For personal listening so as not to disturb others, then use your headphones, but be careful about the volume level with earphones - excessive levels of sound WILL permanently damage your hearing.    Answer       it...
At the age of 17 you were sent back to the main city's to train for war.The average age of the WW2 evacuees was 4-10
There had been many other job options that had opened up for women when the men had left to fight in WW1. The jobs being offered had better pay and working conditions, so they did other jobs instead of being domestic service.
Not really, the Marine Corps calls Aviation Units "Air Wings". During WW2 it had five such "Wings". Marine Air Wings are still in existence today and fly mostly close air support for ground units. They also provide the heliocopter transport that is an integral part of the Marine ability to move...
In 1940, the Germans bombed Birkenhead in the west of England. The  bombs mostly fell on the harbor and port there. It was the largest  port in western England.
A soldier in the U. S. Army who fights with a rifle is called a weaponeer. A U.S. Marine is called a rifleman.
By buying Government Bonds.
  Gardens planted in empty lots, back yards even road islands. The produce was used to feed families, this way the products from the big farms could be used to feed the troops. Also, it served the purpose of boosting the morale of those left at home, as they could feel they were making a real...
House Un-American Activities Committee
Human Un-American Activities Committee: congressional committee that investigated possible subversive activities within the United States: to investigate possible subversives activities by Fascists, Nazis, or communists
    The morality presented was that dropping the bomb would end the war and save more lives because the U.S. would not have to invade and fight through the cities there to subdue it.     ==     The standard answer (and arguably most true) is that using the Atomic Bomb stopped...
Most likely women did not have jobs in Athens. Only in Sparta were women allowed to have jobs, most of were owning shops.
Families changed a lot because the men would leave to go to thewar. When your dad is not home you get lonely and frightened. Onereason you would get frightened is because your dad is not there toprotect you. Your mama is, but your dad is more secure feeling.Your mama could protect you no matter what...
They grew their own gardens. They stored food in root cellars and a ice house if they had one. Dried or canned the pork.
During WWII, the Japanese-Americans were placed in camps because they could not be trusted by the United States Government.
  == Answer ==     Women got employment gains. Over 6 million women had entered the work force. Offered women more challenging work and better pay. African Americans left the south and worked in skilled or semi-skilled jobs.
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i think the effort from the united states helped win in ww2. if we never would of gotten into the war any sooner, we would have been in serious trouble. we are very lucky to have the country we do now, because the Germans were very close in complete victory. but not close enough!
On several islands in the Aleutian Island chain (Kiska and Attu), off the coast of Alaska. Note that Alaska was not a state at the time.
He died from throat cancer in France
Answer . I guess Army, you have to contact them and see if they disclouse that information. They probably would tell you if it is your relative and you can prove it.
The roles of the women during and after WW1 were persuading their husbands to go to war to earn more money. During the war the women had the job of knitting clothes and packing parcels with food in them to send away to the soliders
  Most men were sent to war whether they liked it or not. They served in the armed forces at sea, on land or in the air. Those who didn't go were wanted to do the jobs the soldiers did before they left.   Women did most of the work after the men left. They were encuraged to join the workforce...
Fuel for motor vehicles
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Rationing started at the beginning of 1940.On 29th September 1939 everyhouse holder had to fill a form giving details of the people who lived in their house.
"W"omen "A"ccepted for "V"olunteer "E"mergency "S"ervice in the US Navy.
There are seven continents in the world:)
Because they trusted in Winston Churchill, Field Marshall Montgomery, Bomber Harris, and the Royal Navy and the RAF. They sacrificed and suffered, showed Bulldog Determination and a Stiff Upper Lip. They held on to their Island, accepted bombings, mobilized at every level, did without and endured...
it makes the pain and anger fly away
They have a limited value. Every person in the US had one, so millions were issued. I've seen them go for about $5 a book in excellent condition.
The United States government feared the Japanese Americans on the  West coast could be spies, so they sent them inland so no military  information could get to Japan.
All of them. Excepting any who died of old age, disease, or other natural causes, which would likely have ended their lives if they were still at home. There was no plan to kill them, and none of them were killed. These camps were nothing like the German death camps or Japanese POW camps.
The United States government feared the Japanese Americans on the  West coast could be spies, so they sent them inland so no military  information could get to Japan.
On September first, 1939, two days before the war, everyone had to cover their windows with blackout curtains. Streetlights were shutoff or dimmed, cars were fitted with special sleeves so the light would deflect down. all this was nessisary so they would not be aiding the enemy bomber planes. many...
In Europe, many children were unable to go out because of air raids, curfews, and other factors. Often young girls would play with paper dolls, read, and if they were able to, play music or listen to music on the radio. Young boys often were a part of a scout organization, but in their free time,...
Women filled valuable roles in industry, substituting for  men who were off to war. Their contributions were invaluable.  Issues of voting rights would rise to importance following the war.  so...   Wives  Building ships, planes,and tanks  Working in factories  Air Raid Wardens  Driving...
as a result of mass comsumpstion after ww2 it helped to end the great deppresion and fix the economy.
the day of his graduation
To ensure that defense plants and government offices did not discriminate against minorities
they were devested about livin but some people felt as happy as a duck hahahah it was the best moment in their lives
Mainly to make it waterproof. Nylon was many properties such as durability, waterproof and breathability which improves the strength of the product.
  == Answer ==     because the War Production Board ran by Nelison of Sears was getting flimsy. look up WPB  
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  == Answer ==   Both were involuntary but legal restraints on citizens. The concentration camps were further used to exploit their victims of their labor at the risk of their lives.
a waist coat and a shirt and shorts or trousers
The U.S. Armed Forces has used the Social Security number as an identification number for the Army and Air Force since July 1, 1969, the Navy and Marine Corps since January 1, 1972, and the Coast Guard since October 1, 1974.
the blitz was from septembre 1940 till may 1941
Answer . The adults stayed at their home towns to help build some of the weapons that the soldiers used.
No. A demand for surrender had been made and the Japanese refused so the second bomb was delivered.
Ideally, the countryside - small towns and villages. Many children evacuated from big cities like Manchester and London saw cows and fields for the first time. Around the outbreak of war, very early on, there was evacuation to Canada and Australia, which obviously became impossible once the war was...
Women at war were usually nurses or bomb and ammunition makers
government issued