Mektoub: A Young Woman's War Journal

Mektoub: A Young Woman's War Journal

by Nicole Solignac O'Connor
Mektoub: A Young Woman's War Journal

Mektoub: A Young Woman's War Journal

by Nicole Solignac O'Connor

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Overview

From her childhood home in Tunisia, 19-year-old Nicole moved to Algeria to attend the university.  On the night of her arrival, watching from her apartment balcony, she witnessed the surprise Allied air and sea attack on the city of Algiers in November 1942.

Compelled to join the war effort, Nicole enlisted in the French Army, which shipped the young lieutenant to Italy, where battles raged and tragedy struck.

Nicole then took part in the Allied landing on the French Riviera.  Working as a translator and interpreter between French and American personnel, she helped the Allied armies liberate Europe from Axis occupation. As the war ended, Nicole married an American officer, then sailed to the United States as a "war bride" in 1946.

Mektoub is Nicole's story of her coming-of-age amid the uncertainties of war in North Africa and Europe. This memoir chronicles her experiences during World War II and her relationships with people she loved and lost.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780972551816
Publisher: Neurofame Operations
Publication date: 06/28/2005
Edition description: NEUROFAME OPERATIONS
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 4.32(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.42(d)
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