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Polling and Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 shocked the U.S. and sent the country into war. At the time, public opinion polling was in its infancy, and early polling organizations, including Roper, Gallup, and NORC, moved quickly to field questions about the public’s response. […]

Defense Spending Pre-WWII

Public Understanding of the Holocaust, From WWII to Today

Seventy-two years ago this week, the Soviet army liberated prisoners at the Auschwitz concentration camp. How much did Americans at the time understand about the horrors that were unfolding in Europe, and how much do they know about the Holocaust today? […]

Ratings of Job Done by Different US Troops, WWII

Comparison of Air Forces Duty in Europe and Pacific in WWII

Would you choose combat flying again? (WWII)

Ages of Heavy Bomber and Fighter Pilots, WWII

Attitudes towards military strategies WWII

Perceptions of Fighting Abilities of Allies and Enemies, WWII

Greatest Military Threat, WWII