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World War I Minnesota (Paperback) (Iric Nathanson)

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When the United States made a formal declaration of war on April 6, 1917, Minnesotans answered the call to arms. Duluth, with its strategic location at the head of the Great Lakes, emerged as a major shipbuilding center. Over forty thousand men registered for the draft in Minneapolis alone. Yet many members of the state's large German American population struggled with divided loyalties. A xenophobic fervor swept through the state at an alarming rate, forcing the government to establish a Commission on Public Safety to stifle wartime dissent. With more than fifty period photos and illustrations, author Iric Nathanson brings to life the daily struggles and triumphs of Minnesotans in the Great War.
Number of Pages: 143
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Military / Pictorial, Military / United States, USA / State + Local / Midwest
Series Title: Military
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Iric Nathanson
Language: English
Street Date: May 23, 2016
TCIN: 50951805
UPC: 9781467117920
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-0618
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