The back cover of The US Home Front 1941-45 noted that many of the organizations presented in the book are 'quite forgotten since 1945.' This effort of Alejandro de Quesada's is a rather good attempt at passing on the history of these auxiliary, patriotic, humanitarian, and other war-time organizations in the United States during the WW2 era.
C. Peter Chen, World War II Database (February 26, 2008)
Overall another superlative book and one that is both an interesting and enjoyable read. I'm sure you will agree.
Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (February 2008)
It is useful as a broad look at the home front, and will whet the appetite for the reader to dig deeper into the specific topics of interest... He successfully presents a comprehensive overview of various aspects of life in an America at war... This title is an excellent overview of America's home front and is a worthy addition to the Osprey Elite line-up.
Scott Mingus, Charge! (February 27, 2008)
Despite early unwillingness to combat Hitler there was a massive rallying to the flag after Pearl Harbor, and this extended to a large number of civilian support organizations... They're all described here, with their uniforms shown by a good selection of photographs as well as the excellent colour plates. Excellent reference for figure modelers! Recommended.
John Prigent, Internet Modeler (March 2008)
De Quesada's snapshot of the America home front fills in the blanks and reinforces the idea that a nation's total commitment and undivided support is vital if it wishes to win a war.
World War II History (March 2009)
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