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Scenes from the end : the last days of World War II in Europe

Author: Frank Edward Manuel
Publisher: London : Profile, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Frank Manuel was a young American intelligence officer during the final push into Germany in April 1945. What he experienced during those last weeks of war gave him the raw material of Scenes from the end ... What Manuel distils is the utter chaos and frequent absurdity of war in its final hour"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Edward Manuel
ISBN: 1861972415 9781861972415 1883642558 9781883642556
OCLC Number: 46334416
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: ix, 130 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Baptism of fire --
Disorder of battle --
Waiting for the Americans --
The little Michels --
Love, hunger, and werewolves --
Revolt of the slaves --
Remnants of Israel --
A houseful of generals --
The fleetless admiral --
Farewell to Leipzig.
Responsibility: Frank E. Manuel.

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"Frank Manuel was a young American intelligence officer during the final push into Germany in April 1945. What he experienced during those last weeks of war gave him the raw material of Scenes from the end ... What Manuel distils is the utter chaos and frequent absurdity of war in its final hour"--Jacket.

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