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Ancient furies : a young girl's struggles in the crossfire of World War II

Ancient furies : a young girl's struggles in the crossfire of World War II

Author: Anastasia V Saporito; Donald L Saporito
Publisher: Lincoln : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The author discusses coming of age during World War II, detailing how she and her aristocratic family were forced to leave Yugoslavia and sent to a slave labor camp, shedding light on the wartime experiences of Europe's once-wealthy elite.
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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Personal narratives, Yugoslav
Personal narratives, Russian
Named Person: Anastasia V Saporito; Anastasia V Saporito
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anastasia V Saporito; Donald L Saporito
ISBN: 9781612346335 1612346332 1612346340 9781612346342
OCLC Number: 862575089
Description: xviii, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The early years --
School days --
War clouds --
Childhood ends --
The move to Dedinye --
Life in Dedinye --
Adolescence ends --
War comes to Belgrade --
The destruction of Belgrade --
Invasion --
Occupation --
Jovan --
Kolya --
Roach Manor --
Farewell, my Belgrade --
Maria and Rosa --
Hans von Staate --
The labor camps --
Brutality and murder --
The price of liberation --
Blankenburg am Harz --
Hamburg --
Frankfurt --
The end of the beginning.
Responsibility: Anastasia V. Saporito with Donald L. Saporito.


Wealth and family privilege are no match for the brutal forward march of two armies intent on eliminating each other.  Read more...


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