By John W. Lemza
Drawing on archival resources and private narratives, this booklet explores those enclaves of Americanism, from the U.S. government's point of view to the grassroots view of these who made their houses in chilly struggle Europe. those households confronted many demanding situations in balancing their army missions with their day-by-day lives in the course of a interval of dynamic worldwide switch. the writer describes interplay in American groups that have been occasionally separated, occasionally attached with their German neighbors.
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