Can We Ever Mobilize Our Citizens Again?

By Carroll Paul Trosclair


Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2011 Carroll Paul Trosclair

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Dedicated to the defense workers, housewives, senior citizens and children who contributed in their individual ways to the Allied victories in World War II, many of whom also lost relatives and friends.


—My parents, Maurice and Iris Trosclair, who struggled financially and emotionally to get me through the war years;

—My first wife, the late Genevieve Negrotto Trosclair, who inspired the book;

—My second wife, Betty Brooks Trosclair, who encouraged me to complete it and took on the tedious job of proofing it;

—George Ritter and The Rev. Lloyd Reimherr, who grew up with me during World War II, who served their country during the Korean War, who have remained close friends for more than 70 years and who shared some of their memories for this book;

—Catherine Haws, for her manuscript advice and counsel;

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