Bridge the Gap Project
Civil War in 1914-1918, US did not enter until 1917. US entered as ally.
Roaring Twenties. Assembly line, radio, toaster, fridge, washing machine, TV
Stock market crash. Started the Great Depression in 1929.
At first Krebs...did not want to talk about the war at all. Later he felt the need to talk but no one wanted to hear about it".
"...the young girls had grown up...they lived in such a complicated world of already defined alliances...that (he) did not feel the energy or the courage to break into it".
"He wanted to live along without consequences".
"...the world they were in was not the world he was in".
"You did not need a girl unless you thought about them. He learned that in the Army"
"There can be no idle hands in His Kingdom"
"I'm not in His Kingdom".
"I don't love anybody",
"...none of it had touched him".
“Nothing was changed in the town except that the young girls had grown up.”