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Voices of World War II.

By: Roberts, Priscilla Mary.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Voices of an Era: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2012Description: 1 online resource (281 p.).ISBN: 9780313386633.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voices of World War II: Contemporary Accounts of Daily LifeDDC classification: 940.548141 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Voices of World War II; Recent Titles in Voices of an Era; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction; How to Evaluate Primary Documents; Chronology; DOCUMENTS; The Coming of War in Europe; 1. Fascist Pageantry: William Shirer on the Nürnberg Rallies, 1934; 2. Clare Hollingworth Describes the German Invasion of Poland, September 1939; 3. W. H. Auden, "September 1, 1939"; From Poland to Pearl Harbor; 4. Henry R. Luce, "The American Century," February 1941
5. "America First": U.S. Opposition to Intervention in World War II: Charles A. Lindbergh, Radio Address, April 23, 19416. Mitsuo Fuchida's Recollections of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; 7. Franklin D. Roosevelt, "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy": December 7, 1941; Fighting the War; 8. The Siege of Leningrad: Diary of Anna Petrovna Ostroumova-Lebedeva, March-May 1942; 9. A Russian "Night Witch": Reminiscences of Lieutenant Olga Lisikova, Pilot, Commander of Douglas C-47 Aircraft; 10. The Eastern Front: Recollections of Hans Heinrich Herwarth von Bittenfeld on the German Occupation
11. The Eastern Front: Reminiscences of General Aleksey Kirillovich Gorlinskiy on the Soviet Advance, 1944-194512. D-Day: Diaries of Forrest C. Pogue; 13. German Infantryman Robert Vogt Describes the D-Day Landing sand the Normandy Campaign; 14. David K. E. Bruce Describes the Liberation of Paris, August 24-25, 1944; Technology and Air Power; 15. Letter from an American Bomber Pilot: Robert S. Raymond to Betty Raymond, January 27, 1943; 16. Will of Kamikaze Pilot Ryōji Uehara, Late 1944 or Early 1945; 17. Father Johannes A. Siemes Recalls the Atomic Attack on Hiroshima of August 6, 1945
18. Toshikazu Kase, Account of the Japanese Surrender Ceremony, September 2, 1945Wartime Victims and Survivors; 19. A Pacifist Point of View: Rev. Arle Brooks, Statement upon His Conviction for Draft Evasion, January 1941; 20. Conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto: The Diary of Stanislaw Rozycki, November-December 1941; 21. The Final Solution: Minutes of the Wannsee Protocol, January 20, 1942; 22. Conspiracies of Silence: Oral History of Martin Koller on German Massacres of Jews; 23. The Internment of Japanese Americans: Recollections of Mary Tsukamoto
24. Roy M. "Max" Offerle Recalls Working on the Burma-Thailand "Death" Railway25. Japan's Occupation of the Philippines: Claro M. Recto to Lt. Gen. Takaji Wachi, June 15, 1944; 26. Japanese Biological Experiments: Testimony of Anonymous Hygiene Specialist of Unit 731; 27. Comfort Women: Account of Ms. K, an Anonymous Korean Woman; 28. German Women in Wartime: Reminiscences of Juliane Hartmann; The War's Social and Economic Impact; 29. The Aryan Obsession: Heinrich Himmler, Order to the Members of the German SS and Police, October 28, 1939
30. The British Home Front: Recollections of Pamela Lazarus, October 10, 2001
Summary: Drawing together a wide variety of primary source documents from across the United States, Europe, and Asia, this book illuminates the events and experiences of World War II-the most devastating war in human history.
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Cover; Voices of World War II; Recent Titles in Voices of an Era; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction; How to Evaluate Primary Documents; Chronology; DOCUMENTS; The Coming of War in Europe; 1. Fascist Pageantry: William Shirer on the Nürnberg Rallies, 1934; 2. Clare Hollingworth Describes the German Invasion of Poland, September 1939; 3. W. H. Auden, "September 1, 1939"; From Poland to Pearl Harbor; 4. Henry R. Luce, "The American Century," February 1941

5. "America First": U.S. Opposition to Intervention in World War II: Charles A. Lindbergh, Radio Address, April 23, 19416. Mitsuo Fuchida's Recollections of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; 7. Franklin D. Roosevelt, "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy": December 7, 1941; Fighting the War; 8. The Siege of Leningrad: Diary of Anna Petrovna Ostroumova-Lebedeva, March-May 1942; 9. A Russian "Night Witch": Reminiscences of Lieutenant Olga Lisikova, Pilot, Commander of Douglas C-47 Aircraft; 10. The Eastern Front: Recollections of Hans Heinrich Herwarth von Bittenfeld on the German Occupation

11. The Eastern Front: Reminiscences of General Aleksey Kirillovich Gorlinskiy on the Soviet Advance, 1944-194512. D-Day: Diaries of Forrest C. Pogue; 13. German Infantryman Robert Vogt Describes the D-Day Landing sand the Normandy Campaign; 14. David K. E. Bruce Describes the Liberation of Paris, August 24-25, 1944; Technology and Air Power; 15. Letter from an American Bomber Pilot: Robert S. Raymond to Betty Raymond, January 27, 1943; 16. Will of Kamikaze Pilot Ryōji Uehara, Late 1944 or Early 1945; 17. Father Johannes A. Siemes Recalls the Atomic Attack on Hiroshima of August 6, 1945

18. Toshikazu Kase, Account of the Japanese Surrender Ceremony, September 2, 1945Wartime Victims and Survivors; 19. A Pacifist Point of View: Rev. Arle Brooks, Statement upon His Conviction for Draft Evasion, January 1941; 20. Conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto: The Diary of Stanislaw Rozycki, November-December 1941; 21. The Final Solution: Minutes of the Wannsee Protocol, January 20, 1942; 22. Conspiracies of Silence: Oral History of Martin Koller on German Massacres of Jews; 23. The Internment of Japanese Americans: Recollections of Mary Tsukamoto

24. Roy M. "Max" Offerle Recalls Working on the Burma-Thailand "Death" Railway25. Japan's Occupation of the Philippines: Claro M. Recto to Lt. Gen. Takaji Wachi, June 15, 1944; 26. Japanese Biological Experiments: Testimony of Anonymous Hygiene Specialist of Unit 731; 27. Comfort Women: Account of Ms. K, an Anonymous Korean Woman; 28. German Women in Wartime: Reminiscences of Juliane Hartmann; The War's Social and Economic Impact; 29. The Aryan Obsession: Heinrich Himmler, Order to the Members of the German SS and Police, October 28, 1939

30. The British Home Front: Recollections of Pamela Lazarus, October 10, 2001

Drawing together a wide variety of primary source documents from across the United States, Europe, and Asia, this book illuminates the events and experiences of World War II-the most devastating war in human history.

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Priscilla Roberts , PhD, is associate professor of history at the University of Hong Kong and honorary director of the University's Centre of American Studies.

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