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War stories : true stories from the First and Second World Wars

Author: Paul Dowswell; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fantastic reading book for anyone with an interest in modern conflict, this book recounts some of the most heroic, devastating and pivotal moments of World Wars One and Two. Stories range from those of the soldiers, sailors and airmen on the front line to those who faced the day-to-day hardships of life on the home front. Each story is illustrated with original photographs. http://www.usborne.com (Accessed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's war stories
Children's nonfiction
Children's fiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780746077610 0746077610
OCLC Number: 176783718
Notes: Published in association with The Imperial War Museum.
Description: 432 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: World at war --
First World War (Over by Christmas? ; Angels of Mons ; Strange meetings ; Great zeppelin campaign ; Battle of Jutland ; First day of the Somme ; Eye of the morning ; Quiet rebellion ; Cellar house of Pervyse ; NIghtmare at Belleau Wood ; From Great War to First World War) --
Second World War ("As dirty a business as the world has ever seen --
" ; The first and final voyage of the Bismarck ; Venlo snatch ; Death of a salesgirl ; Cracking Enigma ; Book-keeper's storage problem ; War of the rats ; Gentleman's gentleman ; Odette's ordeal ; Stauffenberg's secret Germany ; Lost hero ; " --
like running through rain and not getting wet" ; Destroyer of worlds ; From technicolor to black and white).
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell.

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'War Stories' recounts some of the most heroic, devastating and pivotal moments of World Wars One and Two, providing young readers with an approachable insight into the key military and humanitarian  Read more...

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