By Ken Ford

Osprey's exam of the Dieppe raid of August 1942, which was once essentially the most debatable activities of global battle II (1939-1945). Operation 'Jubilee' was once a frontal attack on a fortified port touchdown the newest apparatus and armour without delay directly to the seashore. the most strength could break the port amenities whereas different smaller landings handled anti-aircraft and coastal batteries. The raid itself changed into a fiasco. The attack strength used to be pinned down at the seashore and 3 quarters of the 5,000 troops landed have been misplaced. This e-book analyses the disastrous raid and examines contrasting conclusions drawn by means of the Allies and the Germans.

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The exploitation of child labor, a practice that had outraged critics from Charles Dickens in Victorian England to Jane Addams in early twentieth-century America, had slowly receded as rising wages enabled a single wage-earner to support a family. 28 27. Recent Social Trends 1:666. See also Kessler-Harris, Out to Work, 229. 28. Recent Social Trends 1:271ff. The Keating-Owen Child Labor Act of 1916 had been invalidated by the Supreme Court in 1918 in the case of Hammer v. S. 251), on the grounds that the act illegitimately relied on the commerce power to regulate local labor conditions.

The ten million women who worked for wages in 1929 were concentrated in a small handful of occupations including teaching, clerical work, domestic service, and the garment trades. As the service sector of the economy had expanded, so had women’s presence in the labor force. Women made up about 18 percent of all workers in 1900 and 22 percent in 1930, when about one of every four women was gainfully employed. The typical woman worker was single and under the age of twenty-five. Once she married, as almost every woman did, typically before the age of twenty-two, she was unlikely to work again for wages, particularly while she had children at home.

The flood of newcomers, vividly different from earlier migrants in faiths, tongues, and habits, aroused powerful anxieties about the capacity of American society to accommodate them. Some of that anxiety found virulent expression in a revived Ku Klux Klan, reborn in all its Reconstruction-era paraphernalia at Stone Mountain, Georgia, in 1915. Klan nightriders now rode cars, not horses, and they directed their venom as much at immigrant Jews and Catholics as at blacks. But the new Klan no less than the old represented a peculiarly American response to cultural upheaval.

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