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By Sam Edwards

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ISBN-13: 9781107074576

ISBN-10: 1107426464

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Amidst the ruins of postwar Europe, and simply because the chilly warfare dawned, many new memorials have been devoted to these american citizens who had fought and fallen for freedom. a few of these monuments, plaques, stained-glass home windows and different commemorative signposts have been verified by way of brokers of the U.S. govt, in part within the provider of transatlantic international relations; a few have been outfitted by way of American veterans' teams mourning misplaced comrades; and a few have been supplied by means of thankful and grieving eu groups. because the struggle receded, Europe additionally grew to become the location for other kinds of yank commemoration: from the sombre and solemn battlefield pilgrimages of veterans, to the political theatre of Presidents, to the construction and intake of commemorative souvenirs. With a selected specialise in methods and practices in distinctive areas of Europe – Normandy and East Anglia – Sam Edwards tells a narrative of postwar Euro-American cultural touch, and of the acts of transatlantic commemoration that this bequeathed.

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