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Picking up the pieces from Portugal to Palestine : Quaker refugee relief in World War II : a memoir

Author: W Howard Wriggins
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: W Howard Wriggins; W Howard Wriggins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Howard Wriggins
ISBN: 0761827978 9780761827979
OCLC Number: 56357786
Description: 239 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Portugal, 1942-1943 : refugee casework and migration --
Algeria and Egypt, 1943-1944 : refugees and internees --
Italy, 1944-1945 : stateless refugee services and rebuilding Abruzzi villages --
France, 1945-1946 : Spanish and stateless refugees and Normandy reconstruction --
Geneva and Gaza, 1948-1949 : Palestine refugees.
Responsibility: Howard Wriggins.
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Howard Wriggins' journey from pacifism to relief service and humanitarian activism provides a close-up view of the barbarism of world war and one man's struggle to respond with compassion. This book Read more...

 
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