Roaring 20’s, Great Depression, & World War II: 1918-1945

The Roaring Twenties Era was a time of pushing the limits in social culture, but the fun and extravagance came to an abrupt end in 1929 with the stock market crash and the start of the Great Depression. The depression tested the endurance of the American people; dust storms, limited work, and lost fortunes brought dark days. Government programs increased in an attempt to remedy the situation. In Asia and Europe World War II began and in 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States joined the Allies and became a key force in the military offensives for victory.


20’s, Depression, & WWII American History Booklist

Photo Board:

Gazette665 Posts:

With Gladness: The Dust Bowl

June 6 – What Happened Today?

No Second Guessing: A Lesson From Allied Headquarters, 1944

Eisenhower’s Stories: Funny, Poignant, Unforgettable

Destroy a Bridge & Land a Glider: Stories From Normandy

“We Understand…Continue to Stand for Ideals”

Don’t Forget – Christmas 1944

300,000 Airplanes, Scrap Drives, & Cheerful Giving

With Gladness: World War II Christmases

The Battles for Berlin

6 Things to Know About VE Day

Preach, Heal, Proclaim, Open (American Soldiers in Europe)

Rediscovering General Patton

Control The Skies (Allied Air Superiority in Europe)

Heinz Knoke: The “Other” Side of the Sky Battlefields

Corrie Ten Boom: Living Her Faith

Photographs: More Than 1,000 Words

Thanksgiving 1944: At War In the Pacific

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