Tom Infield [gives us] the human side of the war, and historical accuracy and insight in an admirable combination.
Russell F. Weigley, author of Eisenhower’s Lieutenants
Intelligent, truthful, sympathetic but unsentimental, this [is] a wonderfully satisfying portrait of people just like us who worked at winning the war at home and on the line.
Paul Fussell, author of Wartime
50 Years After the War is a compendium of interviews with those who manned the homefront as well as those who fought in the field. It presents vivid firsthand recollections showing how history's greatest cataclysm affected individual lives in wartime and altered the face of our society forever.
About the Author
Tom Infield is a writer and editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He spent four years researching World War II and conducting the interviews that make up this book.