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The Resource Voices from the Second World War : stories of war as told to children of today

Voices from the Second World War : stories of war as told to children of today

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Voices from the Second World War : stories of war as told to children of today
Title
Voices from the Second World War
Title remainder
stories of war as told to children of today
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Second World War was the most devastating war in history, resulting in up to eighty million deaths and causing the map of the world to be redrawn. Now, more than seventy years after peace was declared, a variety of people who lived through the war share their memories with children so that their experiences will never be forgotten. In this compelling collection, pilots, evacuees, resistance fighters, and navy sailors, as well as survivors of the Holocaust, prisoners-of-war camps, and the Hiroshima bombing, tell their stories, passing on their personal recollections of historical events to a new generation. 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 war to the Hiroshima bombing, capture the spirit and courage of a generation of people affected by World War II
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • 940.53092
  • 940.53
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Middle School
LC call number
D743.7
LC item number
.V65 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Voices from the Second World War : stories of war as told to children of today
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Published in association with First News and The Silver Line
  • The story collection project was conducted by Walker Books in collaboration with First News, an award-winning weekly newspaper for children in the UK
Bibliography note
Includes indexes (pages 292-295)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The British home front
  • The resistance
  • Women at war
  • A true world war
  • The bombing of Germany
  • The fight for France
  • The Baby Blitz
  • The fall of Germany
  • The Holocaust
  • VE Day
  • Forward
  • The fall of Japan
  • True stories from the most devastating war in history
  • Some of the children who heard the stories
  • The outbreak of war
  • Fleeing the Nazis
  • The fall of western Europe
  • Evacuees
  • Blitzed Britain
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
  • First U.S. edition.
  • Reinforced trade edition.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780763694920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn995097406
  • (OCoLC)995097406
Label
Voices from the Second World War : stories of war as told to children of today
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Published in association with First News and The Silver Line
  • The story collection project was conducted by Walker Books in collaboration with First News, an award-winning weekly newspaper for children in the UK
Bibliography note
Includes indexes (pages 292-295)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The British home front
  • The resistance
  • Women at war
  • A true world war
  • The bombing of Germany
  • The fight for France
  • The Baby Blitz
  • The fall of Germany
  • The Holocaust
  • VE Day
  • Forward
  • The fall of Japan
  • True stories from the most devastating war in history
  • Some of the children who heard the stories
  • The outbreak of war
  • Fleeing the Nazis
  • The fall of western Europe
  • Evacuees
  • Blitzed Britain
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
  • First U.S. edition.
  • Reinforced trade edition.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9780763694920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn995097406
  • (OCoLC)995097406

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