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mobilization of the home front

Eric Harbeson Biddle

mobilization of the home front

the British experience and its significance for the United States; a report for the American Public Welfare Association.

by Eric Harbeson Biddle

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Published by Public Administration Service in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Civil defense

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPublic Administration Service, Chicago. Publication, no. 81
    ContributionsAmerican Public Welfare Association
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC256.4 B44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15405112M

    Nacogdoches citizens donated the money to buy the furnishings for the lounge, which included a jukebox, a radio, desks, and writing materials. Members divided into squads, each capable of independently administering first aid. The Red Cross provided disaster relief and taught first aid. New resources were opened, especially copper mining in Katanga province.

    Per capita incomes also declined sharply, failing by 16 percent. The main reason was that labour in Britain demanded it as the price for cutting back on exemptions for certain workers. Fortunately, everyone found the exits without incident. Hundreds of thousands of men joined civil defense units to prepare for disasters, such as enemy bombing.

    Maori tribes that had been close to the government sent their young men to volunteer. Canada's military and civilian participation in the First World War strengthened a sense of British-Canadian nationhood among the Anglophones English speakers. He won all-party support to fight to victory calling for "la guerre jusqu'au bout" war until the end. Civilians were angry, as rations fell short and the threat of German air raids grew.


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Mobilization of the home front book

A massive national effort was needed to build ships faster than they were being sunk by the enemy. Strikes increased among low-paid factory workers, and the peasants, who wanted land reforms, were restless.

Air raid wardens, police officers, boy scouts, and defense guardsmen wandered the streets, enforcing the blackout.

In an emergency, the Motor Corps volunteers planned to stabilize the wounded and then transport them to a casualty station or hospital. Throughout the county, the Red Cross staffed six field stations at local schools to serve as emergency first aid and training centers.

The Kaiser and all German ruling princes abdicated. Thousands of soup kitchens were opened to feed the hungry people, who grumbled that the farmers were keeping the food for themselves.

Church leaders, however, were much more cautious while holding fast to the ideals of peace, justice and humanitarianism, and sometimes criticizing military policies such as the bombing of enemy cities.

Marwick concluded that class differentials softened, national cohesion increased, and British society became more equal. The British, by contrast, had already accomplished mobilization for total war bythereby increasing the output of weapons—especially heavy bombers —vastly.

America had the largest industrial, financial and agricultural base of any of the great powers, but it took 12—18 months to fully reorient it to the war effort.

Women collected fats rendered during cooking, children formed balls of aluminum foil they peeled from chewing gum wrappers and also created rubber band balls, which they contributed to the war effort. This book recounts in intelligent and delightful detail how that need was met by the home-front workforce.

Volunteer organizations led by women also prepared packages for the military overseas and for prisoners of war in Axis countries. Unlike inthe positions were generally respected by the government, which set up non-combat civilian roles for conscientious objectors. Although someone set off a few fireworks, by and large, and the students behaved according to the rules, and the campus betrayed little light.

Archbold" between May and September. Production rate of explosives by the United States was similarly 40 percent higher than Britain and nearly twice that of France.

Furthermore, Britain turned more toward the collective welfare state during the war, expanding it in the late s and reaching a broad consensus supporting it across party lines.

The intense moral outrage regarding the Holocaust largely appeared after the war ended, especially after Nacogdoches citizens donated the money to buy the furnishings for the lounge, which included a jukebox, a radio, desks, and writing materials.

Mobs target shops and businesses owned by Germans or those with German surnames. Propaganda campaigns directed by the government shaped the public mood toward patriotism and voluntary purchases of war bonds.

Racist hostility was high toward nonwhites, including Pacific Islanders, Chinese and Aborigines. The German army executed over 6, French and Belgian civilians between August and Novemberusually in near-random large-scale shootings of civilians ordered by junior German officers.

Canada joined the war effort on September 10, ; the government deliberately waited after Britain's decision to go to war, partly to demonstrate its independence from Britain and partly to give the country extra time to import arms from the United States as a non-belligerent.

The wailing sirens and whistles started the blackout a few minutes after eight in the evening. With World War II came a dire need for employees in the workplace.

The Treaty of St. The causes involved the transfer of so many farmers and food workers into the military, combined with the overburdened railroad system, shortages of coal, and the British blockade that cut off imports from abroad.

United States home front during World War II

Germany decided to take the risk and try to win by cutting off Britain; the U.4 August Germany invades Belgium to outflank the French army. British Government protests the violation of Belgian neutrality, guaranteed by the Treaty of London; German Chancellor replies that the treaty is just a chiffon de papier (a scrap of paper).

The United Kingdom declares war on Germany. The mobilization of the Home Front was a cooperative effort between SFA and Nacogdoches. Faculty and student teamwork was forthcoming because these elements felt a part of the community; and as a result, they were willing to contribute time and effort to the Home Front.

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