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Quiet hero : secrets from my father's past

Author: Rita Cosby
Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Threshold editions hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Uncovers the author's father's history as a WWII prisoner-of-war, a situation he found himself in after he joined the Polish resistance against the Nazis as a teen, in a book with archival photos and pictures of artifacts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Cosby; Rita Cosby; Richard Cosby; Rita Cosby; Richard Cosby; Rita Cosby
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Cosby
ISBN: 9781439165508 1439165505
OCLC Number: 424555476
Description: vii, 296 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Suitcase of secrets --
Silent scars --
Going home --
Childhood in ruins --
Innocence of youth --
A minus --
Right between the eyes --
My hotel room --
Defending the neighborhood --
Into the sewers --
Collapse --
Operations over --
The train to Germany --
The cigarette king --
Welcome to Stalag IV B --
The greatest escape --
God bless America --
Filling the blanks --
Finding Alex --
Yours --
Homecoming --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Rita Cosby.

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Uncovers the author's father's history as a WWII prisoner-of-war, a situation he found himself in after he joined the Polish resistance against the Nazis as a teen, in a book with archival photos and pictures of artifacts.

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