A Child S War

Author: Mike Brown
Editor: The History Press
ISBN: 0752475908
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When the Second World War broke out in September 1939, it came as no surprise to the children of Germany: the Nazis had been preparing them for a war ever since they had come to power in 1933. To British children it was an altogether different matter. Children all over Britain were deeply affected by the war: many were separated from their parents by evacuation or bereavement; all had to 'make do and mend' with clothes and toys; and some even died while contributing to the war effort at home. In this moving and often amusing account, Mike Brown describes what life was like on the Home Front during the war from a child's point of view. His fully illustrated narrative includes details of evacuation, rationing, coping with gas masks and air raids, entertainment and the important - and often dangerous - roles of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides. This photographic history pays tribute to the generation of girls and boys who grew up under the shadow of the Second World War.

A Child S War

Author: Kati David
Editor: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780941423243
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Fifteen people, who were children during World War II, share their memories of the period and explain how it shaped their lives

A Child S War

Author: Molly Bihet
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1848682050
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A Child's War tells the story of Germany's occupation of Guernsey through the eyes of a young girl.

A Child S War

Author: David L. Gordon
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 057800433X
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Like thousands of other children in London this eight year old boy with his younger brother, were evacuated to the country on the orders of the British Government. Two days before the outbreak of World War II, on September 1st, 1939, they left for the duration of the war, separated from their parents and families until the war ended in 1945, apart from rare visits for a few days during this period. The author recalls many of his memories and boyhood experiences – some horrifying, some sad, all indelible. Memories to remain with him like tens of thousands of other youngsters who went through this traumatic time in World War II.

The Civil War Journal Of Lt Russell M Tuttle New York Volunteer Infantry

Author: Russell M. Tuttle
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786423315
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"Previously unpublished and only recently discovered, Tuttle's journal tells the story of a young man driven to war by principle, and the resulting struggle of loneliness, bloodshed, self-preservation and hope that often defines soldiers. This volume cont

A Child S War

Author: Richard Ballard
Editor: M-Y Books
ISBN: 1906986479
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Children And War

Author: James Marten
Editor: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814756669
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How did a sleepy New England fishing village become a gay mecca? In this dynamic history, Karen Christel Krahulik explains why Provincetown, Massachusetts--alternately known as “Land's End,” “Cape-tip,” “Cape-end,” and, to some, “Queersville, U.S.A”--has meant many things to many people. Provincetown tells the story of this beguiling coastal town, from its early history as a mid-nineteenth century colonial village to its current stature as a bustling gay tourist destination. It details the many cultures and groups—Yankee artists, Portuguese fishermen, tourists—that have comprised and influenced Provincetown, and explains how all of them, in conjunction with larger economic and political forces, come together to create a gay and lesbian mecca. Through personal stories and historical accounts, Provincetown reveals the fascinating features that have made Provincetown such a textured and colorful destination: its fame as the landfall of the Mayflower Pilgrims, charm as an eccentric artists’ colony, and allure as a Dionysian playground. It also hints at one of Provincetown’s most dramatic economic changes: its turn from fishing village to resort town. From a history of fishing economies to a history of tourism, Provincetown, in the end, is as eclectic and vibrant as the city itself.

War Child

Author: Emmanuel Jal
Editor: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429918756
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In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven year old Sudanese boy, living in a small village with his parents, aunts, uncles, and siblings. But as Sudan's civil war moved closer—with the Islamic government seizing tribal lands for water, oil, and other resources—Jal's family moved again and again, seeking peace. Then, on one terrible day, Jal was separated from his mother, and later learned she had been killed; his father Simon rose to become a powerful commander in the Christian Sudanese Liberation Army, fighting for the freedom of Sudan. Soon, Jal was conscripted into that army, one of 10,000 child soldiers, and fought through two separate civil wars over nearly a decade. But, remarkably, Jal survived, and his life began to change when he was adopted by a British aid worker. He began the journey that would lead him to change his name and to music: recording and releasing his own album, which produced the number one hip-hop single in Kenya, and from there went on to perform with Moby, Bono, Peter Gabriel, and other international music stars. Shocking, inspiring, and finally hopeful, War Child is a memoir by a unique young man, who is determined to tell his story and in so doing bring peace to his homeland.

A Child Of War

Author: Ewa Reid-Hammer
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN:
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The wake of war leaves marks that don't always look dramatic from the outside. Inside, a tempest of trauma rages. Consumed by darkness and depression in the aftermath of war, Ewa Reid-Hammer's story is the journey of a terrified child's transformation to adulthood. With reflections on the emotional wounds left not only on herself, but those close to her, Reid-Hammer's account depicts the complexities of survival and self-recovery in the face of distress. From horror to healing, her story reveals the truth of what it is to be a child of war.

The Children S War

Author: Peter Bodo Gawenda
Editor: BrownBooks.ORM
ISBN: 1612549020
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This true story of an innocent boy growing up in Hitler’s Germany is “a unique memoir…highly recommended.”—Midwest Book Review Peter and his brothers saw the war not as military or national history, but as the adventure of everyday living. They experienced bombs dropping, soldiers occupying their home, and prisoners of war marching through the streets—all of which seemed like mere intrusions into their childhood existence. They not only survived, but thrived, during The Children's War. The strength of family ties carried the Gawenda boys through the war and shaped the author’s perspective, making The Children's War an uplifting reading experience. Gawenda draws on his childhood in Germany during WWII to reflect the impact the war had on children. Born in the Third Reich under Hitler, Gawenda, through a child's point of view, shares his family's heartbreak, joy, humor, and cunning during their days in Oberglogau before their desperate flight from Russian conquerors to safety in Bavaria.