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V Was for Victory: Politics and American Culture During World War II
V Was for Victory: Politics and American Culture During World War II
By John Morton Blum
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976, 372 pp
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Learned commentary on the limitations of American aims in both the domestic and international arenas during the Second World War. Visionaries like Wendell Willkie and Henry A. Wallace offered great dreams and were repudiated. American society wanted military victory and economic security, not sacrifice for a reformed world.