Voices from the Second World War

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ISBN-13: 9780763694920
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Voices from the Second World War
Stories of War as Told to Children of Today

The Second World War was the most devastating war in history. Up to eighty million people died, and the map of the world was redrawn. More than seventy years after peace was declared, children interviewed family and community members to learn about the war from people who were there, to record their memories before they were lost forever. Now, in a unique collection, RAF pilots, evacuees, resistance fighters, Land Girls, U.S. Navy sailors, and survivors of the Holocaust and the Hiroshima bombing all tell their stories, passing on the lessons learned to a new generation. Featuring many vintage photographs, this moving volume also offers an index of contributors and a glossary.

In an intergenerational keepsake volume, witnesses to World War II share their memories with young interviewers so that their experiences will never be forgotten.
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Non-Fiction / Hardback
age range:
10 yrs - 14 yrs
# of pages/size:
320 / 7" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Grade 5 - Grade 9
Biography & Autobiography; History;
author’s comments:
The stories in Voices from the Second World War were collected by children from all over the world who met with people who wanted to share experiences from the war. These stories, which take place from the outbreak of the war to the Hiroshima bombing, capture the spirit and courage of a generation of people affected by World War II.

The story collection project was conducted by Walker Books in collaboration with First News, an award-winning weekly newspaper for children in the U.K.
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