Uncommon Valor

A drawing of soldiers raising the American flag.

World War II In Literature

"Uncommon valor was a common virtue." -Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, March 16, 1945

European Theater

"Never in the field of human conflict, has so much, been owed by so many to so few!" -Winston Churchill, September 1940

Pacific Theater

"Yesterday, December 7, 1941 -a date which will live in infamy- The United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attached by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan... With confidence in our armed forces -with the unbounded determination of our people- we will gain the inevitable triumph-so help us God." -President F. D. Roosevelt , December 8, 1941

Home Front

A poster from the time period showing an American woman working a factory job.

Nonfiction Companion Reads

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Axis Powers:
Germany, Italy, Japan

Allied Powers:
Australia, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Soviet Union (from June 1941), United Kingdom, United States (from December 1941)

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