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War Stories: Remembering World War II
     

War Stories: Remembering World War II

by Elizabeth Mullener, Stephen E. Ambrose (Foreword by)
 

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War Stories chronicles 53 personal testimonies of virtually every major event from World War II by residents of New Orleans-from a Polish army officer who was defending his homeland the day of the German invasion to a member of the honor guard aboard the U.S.S. Missouri the day the Japanese signed the surrender papers. This one-of-a-kind memorial represents

Overview

War Stories chronicles 53 personal testimonies of virtually every major event from World War II by residents of New Orleans-from a Polish army officer who was defending his homeland the day of the German invasion to a member of the honor guard aboard the U.S.S. Missouri the day the Japanese signed the surrender papers. This one-of-a-kind memorial represents journalist Elizabeth Mullener's 12-year dedication to preserving eyewitness accounts of the most devastating conflict in human history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425196410
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
876,906
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Elizabeth Mullener received a bachelor of arts degree in art history from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1964. Since 1979, she has been a reporter on the city desk at the New Orleans Times-Picayune, where she writes news features on the people and events in her adopted city. She lives with her husband in Uptown New Orleans.

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