The War of Our Childhood : Memories of World War IIMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2002Description: 1 online resource (373 p.)ISBN: 9781604731378Subject(s): Children -- Germany -- Biography | Children and war -- Germany | Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- Germany | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, GermanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The War of Our Childhood : Memories of World War IIDDC classification: 940.53161 LOC classification: D810.C4 W27 2002Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Part I: War from the Sky; Part II: War on the Ground; Part III: Other Dimensions of War; Epilogue; Explanation of Terms; Index
One survivor tells of the fire bombing of Dresden. Another recounts the pervasive fear of marauding Russian and Czech bandits raping and killing. Children recall fathers who were only photographs and mothers who were saviors and heroes. These are typical in the stories collected in The War of Our Childhood: Memories of World War II. For this book Wolfgang W. E. Samuel, a childhood refugee himself after the fall of Nazi Germany, interviewed twenty-seven men and women who as children--by chance and sheer resilience--survived Allied bombs, invading armies, hunger, and chaos. ""O
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