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War children : the Second World War in their own words

Author: Phil Robins; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain). Department of Sound Records.
Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"War Children shows what life was like during the Second World War for the children who lived through it. What was it like going to school in Nazi Germany, or helping to put fires out during the Blitz? How did it feel to be evacuated, or to arrive in Britain as a refugee and then be told you were an 'enemy alien'? Can you imagine running for your life as a doodlebug hurtled towards you, or drifting in a lifeboat for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Robins; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain). Department of Sound Records.
ISBN: 9780439963152 043996315X
OCLC Number: 137203826
Notes: "In association with the Imperial War Museum"--Note on cover.
First published in the UK as "Under Fire" by Scholastic Ltd. 2004.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: selected by Phil Robins.

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"War Children shows what life was like during the Second World War for the children who lived through it. What was it like going to school in Nazi Germany, or helping to put fires out during the Blitz? How did it feel to be evacuated, or to arrive in Britain as a refugee and then be told you were an 'enemy alien'? Can you imagine running for your life as a doodlebug hurtled towards you, or drifting in a lifeboat for eight days, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? In this book, eyewitnesses interviewed by the Imperial War Museum tell you just how it felt to be there?..." [Back cover] At head of title: In association with the Imperial War Museum. -First published in the UK as Under fire by Scholastic UK, 2004.

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