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GI Jews

How World War II Changed a Generation

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674021020

Publication Date: 04/30/2006

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368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

32 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • The Men
  • 1. War and Identity
  • 2. Joining Up
  • 3. Eating Ham for Uncle Sam
  • 4. Crossing Over
  • 5. Worshipping Together
  • 6. Under Fire
  • 7. Liberation and Revelation
  • 8. Coming Home
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Listed among “Best Books of the Year” by the Washington Post Book World for 2005
  • 2005 Washington Post Book World Rave, Nonfiction
  • Co-Winner, 2003–2004 Saul Viener Book Prize, American Jewish Historical Society
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