The Music of World War II: War Songs and Their Stories

The Music of World War II: War Songs and Their Stories

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Paperback, Createspace Independent Pub, 2013, ISBN13 9781482536263, ISBN10 1482536269
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"Some of the most memorable and enduring popular music of the Twentieth Century was written during the Second World War. With patriotism at an all-time high, the war effort became an integral part of the entertainment industry, creating an emotional wartime dream world of heroes, love, remembrance, reflection, and introspection. The Music of World War II tells the stories behind the origins of many of these musical compositions, some of which have survived to become standards still popular today."--Amazon.com.

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"Some of the most memorable and enduring popular music of the Twentieth Century was written during the Second World War. With patriotism at an all-time high, the war effort became an integral part of the entertainment industry, creating an emotional wartime dream world of heroes, love, remembrance, reflection, and introspection. The Music of World War II tells the stories behind the origins of many of these musical compositions, some of which have survived to become standards still popular today."--Amazon.com.

Merriam Press Military Monograph 120

First Edition March 2013

Some of the most memorable and enduring popular music of the Twentieth Century was written during the Second World War. With patriotism at an all-time high, the war effort became an integral part of the entertainment industry, creating an emotional wartime dream world of heroes, love, remembrance, reflection, and introspection.

"The Music of World War II" tells the stories behind the origins of many of these musical compositions, some of which have survived to become standards still popular today.

Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Music of the Second World War

My Sister and I: The True Story

Love, Separation, and Homecoming

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

The Last Time I Saw Paris

Patriotism

The White Cliffs of Dover

God Bless America

This Is the Army: The Musical and the Movie

Tribute

Miss Pavlichenko

Rosie the Riveter

Military Service

Johnny Zero

The Ballad of Rodger Young

Casablanca and As Time Goes By

Faith, Hope, and Devotion

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition

Novelty

We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line

Der Fuehrer's Face

The Story of Lili Marlene

Epilogue

Acknowledgments

Bibliography

39 photos and illustrations, bibliography

The Author

Dr. Sheldon Winkler is an authority on the music of the Second World War and an educator, author, editor, researcher, and national and international speaker on prosthodontics, implant dentistry, dental materials, and geriatric dentistry. Dr. Winkler has contributed numerous articles to "World War II History" magazine. He is Professor Emeritus at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Number of Pages: 126
Publication Date: March, 2013
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN-13: 9781482536263
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.32 Inches
ISBN-10: 1482536269
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