The US Home Front 1941-45
Publication Date: February 19, 2008
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"De Quesada's snapshot of the America home front fills in the blanks and reinforces the idea that a nation's total commitment and undivided support is vital if it wishes to win a war." -World War II History (March 2009)
"Despite early unwillingness to combat Hitler there was a massive rallying to the flag after Pearl Harbor, and this extended to a large number of civilian support organizations... They're all described here, with their uniforms shown by a good selection of photographs as well as the excellent colour plates. Excellent reference for figure modelers! Recommended." -John Prigent, Internet Modeler (March 2008)
"It is useful as a broad look at the home front, and will whet the appetite for the reader to dig deeper into the specific topics of interest... He successfully presents a comprehensive overview of various aspects of life in an America at war... This title is an excellent overview of America’s home front and is a worthy addition to the Osprey Elite line-up." -Scott Mingus, Charge! (February 27, 2008)
"The back cover of The US Home Front 1941-45 noted that many of the organizations presented in the book are "quite forgotten since 1945". This effort of Alejandro de Quesada's is a rather good attempt at passing on the history of these auxiliary, patriotic, humanitarian, and other war-time organizations in the United States during the WW2 era." -C. Peter Chen, World War II Database (February 26, 2008)
"Overall another superlative book and one that is both an interesting and enjoyable read. I'm sure you will agree." -Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (February 2008)