The War Of The World War II

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Going through the different levels of the educational system most everyone has talked about the Second World War in great detail. The European and Pacific Theaters were the main focus of many historians and their writing, because war pertained to the audience of the time. WWII revolved around the idea of freedom and liberating the fascist governments of Europe, the homefront back in the states was the war machine that kept the war churning. Millions of pages have been written about the experiences and battles during WWII, and still continue, not much in the way of the American homefront history has been written. Classical historicism reigned supreme early after the war, and historians saw that war was a major topic as it reflected the top down approach. This included looking at men such as, Patton, Eisenhower, and Hitler, and also telling the more economic side of war. As early as January, 1944 historians thought about the historiography of World War II. In The American Historical Review, historians geared up for the writing of this history. Some historians already thought about the American homefront. Though attempts in the 1940s were a start, nothing in the way of homefront writing came until the 1960s. These attempts merely focused upon how the homefront funded the war, metal production of the states, and how the American spirit was fueled by the homefront. 1960s historians did not go into depth of these areas until the 1970’s and 1980’s. Most historians were focusing on

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