Journey out of darkness : the real story of American heroes in Hitler's POW camps : an oral history (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Journey out of darkness : the real story of American heroes in Hitler's POW camps : an oral history

Author: Hal LaCroix; Jorg Meyer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Journey Out of Darkness is a poignant collection of portraits, in words and photographs, of 19 former prisoners of war who bravely endured captivity in Nazi Germany during World War II. Through these men, one can learn essential truths about the POW experience during that war - truths that counter many popular myths and misconceptions." "The 19 men featured here gather every week in offices of the Veterans  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
LaCroix, Hal, 1960-
Journey out of darkness.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007
(OCoLC)608296753
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hal LaCroix; Jorg Meyer
ISBN: 9780275997441 0275997448
OCLC Number: 123377369
Description: viii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 The Pull of the Past 7 --
I Am Not a Killer: Marcel Boisvert's Story 7 --
Perspective: Joe Ciccarello's Story 15 --
The Two Eisenhowers: Joe Canavan's Story 22 --
2 Acceptance and Adaptation 29 --
Perpetual Motion: Cosmo Fabrizio's Story 29 --
In the Baron's Bowling Alley: John Lupone's Story 35 --
Count Your Blessings: Roger Hughes's Story 42 --
3 Kindness Endures, Love Redeems 53 --
Clinkers: Bob Cournoyer's Story 53 --
Near and Far: Don Simpson's Story 61 --
Unknown Consequences: Bob Noble's Story 69 --
The Good German: Louis Tarantino's Story 75 --
4 You Are Not Forgotten: American POWs and the Search for Healing 85 --
5 Our Bound Histories: The Photographer's Quest 93 --
6 The Art of Survival: Gabe Paiva's Story 99 --
7 Tests of Faith: Where Is God? 113 --
Juden: Sam Palter's Story 113 --
Holy Ghost Soup: Anthony Dears's Story 120 --
Flier: Emanuel Rempelakis's Story 128 --
8 Dark Passages 137 --
Manna from Heaven: Bernard Travers's Story 137 --
Staring at the Sky: Vit Krushas's Story 143 --
The Wise Guy: Frank Molinari's Story 152 --
9 What Is a Hero? 161 --
Crossing Over: Chesley Russell's Story 161 --
We Were Americans: Hyman Fine's Story 168.
Responsibility: Hal LaCroix ; photographs by Jorg Meyer.
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Presents a collection of portraits, in words and photographs, of nineteen former US prisoners of war who endured captivity in Nazi Germany in World War II. This book explores these struggles, using  Read more...

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"Journalist La Croix and photographer Meyer provide the contexts but let the 19 soldiers, who now make weekly visits to a Veterans' Administration support group, talk for themselves about how it was Read more...

 
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