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taste of war

Alfred De Grazia

taste of war

soldiering in World War II

by Alfred De Grazia

  • 368 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Quiddity Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • De Grazia, Alfred.,
    • United States. Army. -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlfed De Grazia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811 .D337 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination490 p. :
      Number of Pages490
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1319067M
      LC Control Number92193461

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      Get this from a library! The taste of war: World War II and the battle for food. [E M Collingham] -- Food, and in particular the lack of it, was central to the experience of World War II. In this richly detailed and engaging history, Lizzie Collingham establishes how control of food and its.   "With The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege Smith braids his interest in the senses and Civil War history into a burnished gem of a book that bracingly defamiliarizes intensively worked terrain Graceful, insightful, and forceful in its brevity, this book should earn a place as a touchstone of contemporary Civil War historiography."--Brand: Oxford University Press.


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A New York Times Notable Book of Food, and in particular the lack of it, was central to the experience of World War II. In this richly detailed and engaging history, Lizzie Collingham establishes how control of food and its production is crucial to total war.

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The Taste of War is the first book to tell the intertwined stories of some 20 nations battling for food. This is a story of individual governments struggling to feed civilians and troops with Author: Lara Feigel. Margaret Bourke-White was an American photographer and documentary photographer.

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We are fortunate to have a bracing book like “The Taste of War,” which does much to correct understanding of the causes of armed conflict and mass murder.

A New York Times Notable Book of Food, and in particular the lack of it, was central to the experience of World War II.

In this richly detailed and engaging history, Lizzie Collingham establishes how control of food and its production is crucial to total war/5(62).

The staple ration for Union soldiers was hardtack, a rock-hard biscuit. But other simple Civil War recipes, like soups, stews and hash, could be made with whatever ingredients the soldiers had on hand.

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