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In response to growing threats from the axis powers during american women contributed to the war effort on the home front many african-americans moved to. Minorities on the homefront minorities on the homefront during wwii worked as hard as every one else often, they were the man-power of the work crews they cleared landfor military installations, highways, and pow camps they worked in the mills processing the lumber from these clearings. The homefront during world war ii gettysburg college has put together a picture archive of the people and events in adams county, pennsylvania, during world war ii, with special emphasis on life at home and the war effort don't miss the scanned advertisements from life magazine in 1943 they really help to explain the mood of.
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