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The Greatest Generation

by Tom Brokaw

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24275511M
ISBN 109780375504624

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The Not-Always Greatest Generation World At War Tom Brokaw and others have championed an entire generation as heroes, but many were bigoted, criminal, and dishonest.   The phrase “The Greatest Generation” was made popular by the renowned television news anchor and author, Tom Brokaw. He wrote a book by that title that celebrated the generation that fought and won World War II and then came home to make America the leading economic engine in the world while raising the overall standard of living for most.


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Praise for The Greatest Generation “Moving a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.”—The New York Times Book Review “Full of wonderful, wrenching tales of a generation of heroes.

Tom Brokaw reminds us what we are capable of as a by: 7. The Greatest Generation book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The Greatest Generation explores themes of sacrifice, unity, and humility as it relates the first-hand testimonies of both soldiers and civilians during the Second World War. Critically acclaimed upon its release, The Greatest Generation is considered one of the most thorough histories of the World War II era in the United States, and is a best.

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw () Weaving a wonderful story is always easier when you have good material and that is exactly what Mr. Brokaw collected before he wrote this volume. It is a great read and very thought provoking for any of us in the 40+ time of life/5(36). Tom Brokaw is the author of seven bestsellers: The Greatest Generation, The Greatest Generation Speaks, An Album of Memories, Boom!, The Time of Our Lives, A Long Way from Home, and A Lucky Life Interrupted.A native of South Dakota, he graduated from the University of South Dakota, and began his journalism career in Omaha and Atlanta before /5(58).

The greatest generation. [Tom Brokaw] -- In this superb book, Tom Brokaw goes out into America, to tell through stories of individual men and women the story of a generation, America's citizens and heroes who came of age during the Great.

The greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw is a book about the experiences of different people during World War II and afterwards. The people who were involved in the war were born during the prosperity of the twenties and then watched the nation plunge into the Great Depression.

Many grew up in extreme poverty. Others came from affluent families. Praise for The Greatest Generation “Moving a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.”—The New York Times Book Review “Full of wonderful, wrenching tales of a generation of heroes.

Tom Brokaw reminds us what we are capable of as a people. To this generation that gave so much and asked so little, Brokaw offers eloquent tribute in true stories of everyday heroes in extraordinary times.

Praise for The Greatest Generation: “Moving a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.” (The New York Times Book Review).

The Greatest Generation: Born between and Those of the Greatest Generation grew up during the Great Depression and probably fought in World War II. They are also known as the GI Joe Generation. They are the parents of the Baby Boomers. They were named the Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw, famous News Broadcaster.

"This book, I hope, will in some small way pay tribute to those men and women who have given us the lives we have today -- an American family portrait. The Greatest Generation is just one of many generations that scholars have identified. The following is a list of 20th-century generations proposed by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe in their book, "Generations: The History of America's Future, ".

Praise for The Greatest Generation “Moving a tribute to the members of the World War II generation to whom we Americans and the world owe so much.”—The New York Times Book Review “Full of wonderful, wrenching tales of a generation of heroes. Tom Brokaw reminds us what we are capable of as a people/5(21).

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The term Greatest Generation might smack of journalistic hyperbole or nationalistic jingoism, but the more I read the works of Stephen E. Ambrose (D-Day June 6, The Climactic Battle of World War II, Band of Brothers) or watch any of the documentaries about World War II -- especially on this 60th Anniversary of the D-Day landings and other landmark 4/5().Mr.

Brokaw talked about his book, [The Greatest Generation], published by Random House. The book is about how ordinary citizens' sacrifices during World War II changed the course of American history.