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Pre-WW2 America


by Michael Walsh “Several wartime personalities would end up agreeing on the value of the 2.5-ton US Studebaker-manufactured truck as the one important logistical innovation that really won World War 2 for the Allies and more than any other single weapon of the conflict.” AN IRONY of history is that…
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This was a saner, Whiter America. THE RESULTS of the poll illustrated above by the useful Twitter account @HistOpinion were published in the pages of Fortune magazine in July 1938. Fewer than 5 percent of Americans surveyed at the time believed that the United States should raise its immigration…
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