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Was God on vacation? : a WWII autobiography

Author: Jack Van der Geest; Carol J Ordemann
Publisher: Rapid City, SD : Van der Geest Pub. and Distribution, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Through the author's eyes we see the invasion of the Netherlands, home life under the Nazis, the Buchenwald death camp, the French Underground, D-Day with the American 101st Airborne Divisions, the liberation of France, Dutch Marine training in North Carolina and an unsettled peace in Asia after VJ day.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Jack Van der Geest; Jack van der Geest
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Van der Geest; Carol J Ordemann
ISBN: 0964961520 9780964961524
OCLC Number: 52184333
Description: xiv, 183 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Invasion of the Netherlands --
Occupation-German hold tightens --
Enemies seen and unseen --
Betrayal --
Prisoners --
Buchenwald --
The hole --
The butchershop --
Escape --
Freedom --
Paris underground --
Evacuation to Neuchatel --
Leading solo --
Last mission --
Normandy --
Battle to Holland --
Battle of the bulge --
Voyage to the U.S. --
End of the war --
Home to Holland --
Reunion.
Responsibility: by Jack van der Geest ; rewritten and edited by Carol J. Ordemann.

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Through the author's eyes we see the invasion of the Netherlands, home life under the Nazis, the Buchenwald death camp, the French Underground, D-Day with the American 101st Airborne Divisions, the liberation of France, Dutch Marine training in North Carolina and an unsettled peace in Asia after VJ day.

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