The Bedford Boys

The Bedford Boys

5 page analytical essay on The Bedford Boy’s. Instructions as follows: For the American people, including those of Bedford, World War II was fought not only across the Atlantic and the Pacific but on the homefront too. In considering how Bedford geared up for the war, the depression, relationships between men and women, and the impact of losing so many of their men on D-Day how does The Bedford Boys depict the impact of WWII on the American people? AND: Bedford Boys 1) The Bedford Boys allows for an examination of the people of Bedford, Virginia, prior to the United States’ entrance into World War II. It provides a glimpse at Depression era America. Describe how Bedford and its people were caught up in the Great Depression of the 1930s. 2) What were the experiences of the men from Bedford in the war? Look at their experiences prior to being shipped off to Britain, their pre-invasion experiences, and the horror they were confronted with at Omaha Beach. Discuss the heroism exhibited by these everyday Americans.