Miss You: The World War II Letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor by Barbara TaylorMiss You: The World War II Letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor by Barbara Taylor

Miss You: The World War II Letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor

byBarbara TaylorEditorJudy Litoff, David Smith

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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During World War II, the millions of letters American servicemen exchanged with their wives and sweethearts were a lifeline, a vital way of sustaining morale on both fronts. Intimate and poignant, Miss You offers a rich selection from the correspondence of one such couple, revealing their longings, affection, hopes, and fears and affording a privileged look at how ordinary people lived through the upheavals of the last century's greatest conflict.
JUDY BARRETT LITOFF is a professor of history at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. DAVID C. SMITH was A. and A. Bird Professor of History at the University of Maine at Orono. BARBARA WOODALL TAYLOR was married to career army officer, Charles E. Taylor. After retirement, the Taylors lived the rest of their lives in Florida....
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Title:Miss You: The World War II Letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. TaylorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 × 6 × 22 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:University of Georgia PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0820346152

ISBN - 13:9780820346151

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It is the insight gained by reading these letters that make this book exceptional. . . . By the book’s close, the reader has gained an intimate and truthful understanding of wartime psyche and feels deeply how crucial these letters were to those they were comforting. - Hannah M. Jocelyn - Southern Historian