Further Reading

Works on the American Home Front

  • Blum, John Morton. V was for victory: politics and American culture during World War II. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.
  • Adams, Michael C.C. The Best War Ever: America and World War II. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
  • Kennedy, David M. Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Gender and Masculinity in the 20th Century

  • Foucault, Michel. The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1-3. New York: Random House, 1978.
  • Costello, John. Virtue Under Fire: How World War II changed our social and sexual attitudes. Boston: Little, Brown, 1985.
  • Deutschendorf, Harvey. Of work and men: how men can become more than their careers. Minneapolis, Fairview Press, 1996
  • Rotundo, E. Anthony. American Manhood. New York, Basic Books, 1993
  • D'Emilio, John and Freedman, Estelle B. Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America. New York, Harper & Row, 1988.
  • Chauncey, George. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 New York, Basic Books, 1994.
  • Kimmel, Michael. Manhood in America: A Cultural History New York, The Free Press, 1996.

More information on Hastings, Nebraska

  • Hurt, R. Douglas. The Great Plains during World War II. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
  • Russell, Beverly. "World War II Boomtown: Hastings and the Naval Ammunition Depot," Nebraska History 76 (1995): 75-83.
  • Hastings Daily Tribune