Communicating War

Communicating War:
Technologies and Geographies

Without the internet or even contemporary telecommunications, news came very slowly.  Montgomery depicts the fear and anticipation awaiting telegrams and mail.  She also shows a lighthearted side as the women struggle to learn about the places they read about in the newspapers.  Of course, people still went to the movies for entertainment that tended to endorse the war effort.

Hearts of the World

 

Entertainment and Propaganda: Hearts of the World

 

 


< Previous Banner: Men at Home                 Next Banner: A Return to Peace >