World War II Rhode Island.

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Main Author: McBurney, Christian.
Other Authors: Wallin, Brian L., Conley, Patrick T., Kennedy, John W., Taylor, Maureen A.
Format: eBook
Published: San Francisco : Arcadia Publishing Inc., 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • 1. Pearl Harbor Attack Panics Rhode Islanders, by Christian McBurney
  • 2. The Torpedo Station at Newport, by Brian L. Wallin
  • 3. The Naval Air Station at Quonset Point and the Naval Auxiliary Air Fields at Charlestown and Westerly, by Christian McBurney
  • 4. Seabees, Pontoons and Quonset Huts at Davisville, by Christian McBurney
  • 5. The PT Boat Training Center at Melville, by Brian L. Wallin
  • 6. The Growth of Naval Activity and Its Effect on Aquidneck Island, by John W. Kennedy
  • 7. Liberty Ships and More: Civilian Workers and Manufacturers Bolster the War Effort, by Patrick T. Conley
  • 8. Women at Work Outside the Home, by Christian McBurney
  • 9. The Rise of Day Nurseries in Providence, by Maureen A. Taylor
  • 10. The U.S. Army Handles Coastal Defense, by Brian L. Wallin
  • 11. The Top-Secret Prisoner-of-War Camp at Fort Kearney in Narragansett, by Christian McBurney and Brian L. Wallin
  • 12. The Special Prisoner-of-War Camps at Forts Getty and Wetherill in Jamestown, by Christian McBurney and Brian L. Wallin
  • 13. The Battle of Point Judith and the Sinkings of Black Point and U-853, by Christian McBurney
  • 14. Reflection, Relief and Rowdiness: Rhode Islanders React to the End of World War II, by Maureen A. Taylor
  • Appendix A: Location of U.S. Naval Aircraft in Rhode Island and Aircraft Types and Numbers-A Sampling at Various Dates
  • Appendix B: Naval Facilities in Rhode Island in World War II Showing Peak Personnel at Each Location
  • Bibliography
  • About the Authors.