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Latest edition: Molly Guptill Manning, "When Books Went to War"

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 5, 2015.

First aired: January 19, 2015.

A little known World War II campaign, led by the U.S. government, librarians and book publishers was to provide American GIs, serving throughout the world - in foxholes, on ships, on aircraft - with books! Millions of books were distributed to service men and women to both entertain and to counter the enemy's wholesale burning of books. "When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped us Win World War II" by Molly Guptill Manning - a terrific read!

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Molly Guptill Manning Author, “When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II”