The world was engaged in a war for the very survival of civilization.
Can you imagine how life would have been different these last 70 years if Hitler had won?
In the United States, the government sought to bring together all elements of society and that included groups who had been discriminated against and marginalized. This was a fight for survival. Everyone had to pull together.
“The General Jumped at Dawn” sung by The Golden Gate Quartet
From the 1944 movie, Stage Door Canteen.