The Boys of Brookdale: Sixteen Amazing Stories from the Second World War Discovered in One Senior-Living Facility

The Boys of Brookdale: Sixteen Amazing Stories from the Second World War Discovered in One Senior-Living Facility

by Joe Regenbogen

Paperback

$19.95

Overview

Of the 16 million people who served in the Second World War, perhaps less than half a million are still alive (as of this writing). Regrettably, these veterans are currently dying at a rate of approximately 500 per day. Brookdale Creve Coeur is a local senior living facility in the suburbs of St. Louis that houses a number of these veterans. It also happens to be where the author's 85-year-old father recently moved. Places like Brookdale contain a treasure trove of remarkable and inspiring stories from World War Two.



For this book, the author interviewed 16 Brookdale residents with memories from the Second World War and have written their stories into the chapters of this book. Among their accounts are a B-24 pilot shot down over the Pacific, two veterans from the Battle of the Bulge, a WAVE, a prisoner-of-war, and a Holocaust survivor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620061800
Publisher: Sunbury Press, Inc.
Publication date: 03/25/2018
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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