American Media and the Memory of World War II by Debra Ramsay

By Debra Ramsay

For 3 generations of american citizens, international struggle II has been a touchstone for the knowledge of clash and of America’s position in worldwide affairs. but when international struggle II assisted in shaping the notion of conflict for american citizens, American media in flip form the certainty and reminiscence of worldwide warfare II. focusing on key renowned motion pictures, tv sequence, and electronic video games from the final twenty years, this ebook explores the severe effect global warfare II keeps to exert on a new release of american citizens born over thirty years after the clash ended. It explains how the battle was once configured within the media of the wartime iteration and the way it got here to be repurposed through their progeny, the child Boomers. In doing so, it identifies the framework underpinning the mediation of global conflict II reminiscence within the present generation’s media and develops a version that offers perception into the innovations of illustration that form the yankee standpoint of struggle ordinarily.

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