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The Source: 'The Good Occupation' Reveals Stories Of Post-War Americans Abroad

Harvard University Press

After WWII, American service members were compelled to rebuild the nations they fought so hard to defeat: Germany and Japan. Professor of history Susan Carruthers sifted through thousands of unpublished letters and memoirs to discover these men and women's thoughts about their post-war mission.

Guest: Susan Carruthers, professor of history at Rutgers University-Newark and author of "The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and Hazards for Peace"

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