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Journey out of darkness : the real story of American heroes in Hitler's POW camps : an oral history

Author: Hal LaCroix; Jorg Meyer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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POWs in German prison camps faced brutal conditions completely unlike fictional depictions, and have endured years of trauma not only in imprisonment, but in the years following the war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
LaCroix, Hal, 1960-
Journey out of darkness.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007
(DLC) 2007016135
(OCoLC)123377369
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hal LaCroix; Jorg Meyer
ISBN: 9780275997458 0275997456
OCLC Number: 191848244
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 187 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; 1. The Pull of the Past; 2. Acceptance and Adaptation; 3. Kindness Endures, Love Redeems; 4. You Are Not Forgotten: American POWs and the Search for Healing; 5. Our Bound Histories: The Photographer's Quest; 6. The Art of Survival: Gabe Paiva's Story; 7. Tests of Faith: Where Is God?; 8. Dark Passages; 9. What Is a Hero?; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Hal LaCroix ; photographs by Jorg Meyer.
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Presents a collection of portraits, in words and photographs, of nineteen former US prisoners of war who endured captivity in Nazi Germany in World War II. This book explores these struggles, using  Read more...

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