Men, Women and Children Touched by War

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This book contains 23 chapters. Each chapter recounts an individual's experience that was in some way touched by war. The individuals were personally interviewed by the author. The stories include the experiences of children who were prisoners of war;
children who lived through Allied bombings; men who escaped the Nazis by going underground; German POWs and a Japanese slave laborer; two German POWs who, after more than 60 years, returned to their crash site in Europe; a former ...
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Overview

This book contains 23 chapters. Each chapter recounts an individual's experience that was in some way touched by war. The individuals were personally interviewed by the author. The stories include the experiences of children who were prisoners of war;
children who lived through Allied bombings; men who escaped the Nazis by going underground; German POWs and a Japanese slave laborer; two German POWs who, after more than 60 years, returned to their crash site in Europe; a former Hitler Youth member; a combat nurse in Vietnam; a woman British soldier; and various stories of American servicemen and women, including some of their last letters home.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439227398
  • Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
  • Publication date: 4/29/2009
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Davis was a crewman on a navy P2V-6 antisubmarine patrol bomber during the Korean War era, and a private pilot for 30 years. He holds a bachelors and masters degree in history, and a doctorate degree in education. He has held full-time teaching positions as an American history instructor at the high school and community college level.
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