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Not without honor : the Nazi POW journal of Steve Carano : with accounts by John C. Bitzer and Bill Blackmon

Author: Steve Carano; John C Bitzer; Bill Blackmon; Kay Sloan
Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not Without Honor threads together the stories of three American POWs - Carano; his buddy Bill Blackmon, who was also at Stalag 17 b; and John C. Bitzer, who survived the brutal "Death March" from northern Germany to liberation in April 1945. At times the journal reads like a thriller as he records air battles and escape attempts. Yet in their most gripping accounts, these POWs ruminate on psychological survival.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Diaries
Named Person: Steve Carano
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Carano; John C Bitzer; Bill Blackmon; Kay Sloan
ISBN: 9781557288844 1557288844
OCLC Number: 221165823
Description: xxi, 159 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Claudia "Steve" Carano's wartime log --
Introduction --
Dedication --
The wire --
Holland --
Life in the prison camp --
Jerry warning --
Escape letter to Rose Carano --
Six months a prisoner of war --
The story of Slim Lassiter --
Not without honor --
Paris prison --
Joe Hafer --
Writing by comrades --
What a price to pay --
A Kriegie's reply --
The flea epic --
"Kurt" Kurtenbach --
Father Kane --
Poetry --
Kriegie everyday talk --
"They fly for dollars" --
About the war --
Liberation account --
Letter from Dutch nurses --
Appendix : Carano's comrades --
pt. 2. John Bitzer's wartime log --
Introduction --
Wartime log --
Poetry --
pt. 3. Bill Blackmon's story --
Bill Blackmon.
Responsibility: edited by Kay Sloan.
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Presents the stories of three American POWs - Carano; his buddy Bill Blackmon, and John C Bitzer, who survived the brutal 'Death March' from northern Germany to liberation in April 1945. This book  Read more...

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"Carano and his friends never succumbed to something called 'Barbed-Wire Psychosis,' when men literally turned their heads to the wall, gave up, and died. The key was not to be totally preoccupied Read more...

 
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