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True stories of the Second World War

Author: Paul Dowswell
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of true stories from the Second World War.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell
ISBN: 0439791278 9780439791274
OCLC Number: 61821939
Notes: Originally published: London : Usborne, 2003.
Description: 169 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: "As dirty a business as the world has ever seen ... ": Brief introduction to the Second World War --
First and final voyage of the Bismarck: Germany's most famous battleship takes to the sea --
Cracking Enigma: Disentangling the German navy's secret code --
Death of a salesgirl: Short life of British secret agent, Violette Szabo --
Stalin's female "Falcons": Women who flew in the Soviet air force --
Book-keeper's storage problem: Adolf Eichmann oversees the Wannsee Conference on the Final Solution --
War of the rats: Lieutenant Zaitsev meets Major Thorwald in the rubble of Stalingrad --
Lost hero: Raoul Wallenberg's mercy mission to Hungary has an unexpected ending --
" ... like running through rain and not getting wet.": Surviving the Battle of Iwo Jima --
Destroyer of worlds: Manhattan Project and the atom bomb attacks on Japan --
Alias "Uncle Ricardo": Hunt for Adolf Eichmann --
From Technicolor to black and white ... : After the war ended.
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell.

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