The WWII Home Front | United We Win  | 2

The WWII Home Front | United We Win | 2

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As the nation’s factories and shipyards ramped up production for the war, the demand for labor exploded. Millions of women and minorities entered the workforce for the first time, finding a path to prosperity and opportunity. 

But as Americans joined in common purpose, strife and challenges hit the homefront. 

In 1943, half a million coal miners in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania went on strike, sparking nationwide uproar and threatening to derail the war effort. Cities erupted with ... Maggiori informazioni

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