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Searching for Augusta : the forgotten angel of Bastogne

Author: Martin King
Publisher: Guilford : Lyons Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brutal siege. A forgotten heroine. A war-torn romance. And a historian determined to uncover the truth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Diaries
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Jack Prior; Augusta Chiwy
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin King
ISBN: 9781493029082 1493029088
OCLC Number: 1125071549
Description: 1 online resource : maps (black and white).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Preface: The Setting; Introduction: The Spark; 1: Who Were These People?; 2: Going Home for Christmas; 3: All Quiet in Bastogne; 4: The Fog Was So Thick; 5: Cafes and Cellars; 6: No Way Out; 7: Welcome to Hell; 8: Whose Nuts?; 9: Blue Skies Smiling at Me; 10: What's Merry About All This?; 11: The Ghost Town; 12: The African Angel; 13: Speechless; 14: A Great Leveler; 15: The Last Dying Gasps; 16: Broken Town, Broken Heart; 17: Searching for Augusta; Epilogue; Excerpts from Interviews, Diaries, Letters, and Reports; About the Author
Responsibility: Martin King.

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One of the joys of studying history is that people emerge from the shadows whose actions that would otherwise have been forgotten demand our attention. One such is Augusta Chiwy, a Belgian nurse who Read more...

 
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