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Best Little Stories from World War II
Best Little Stories from World War II C. Brian Kelly 1888952857 9781888952858 strong>i>Best Little Stories of World War II/i>/strong>is a journalistic history of World War II in the form of more than 150 vignettes reflecti
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Best Little Stories from World War II by C. Brian Kelly

strong>i>Best Little Stories of World War II/i>/strong>is a journalistic history of World War II in the form of more than 150 vignettes reflecting the wars humor and pathos, triumph and tragedy. Here is the story of the war as it affected soldiers and civilians, leaders and common folk alike - real people who bravely endured the times. While one can never learn or tell all their stories, one can honor their memories by recounting their amazing, inspiring, poignant, ironic, and yes, even pitiful stories in this war to end all wars. br>br>Included are such stories as: /p>ul>li>Professor William Miller, who collapsed during a 75-mile death march in Germany and was saved b the same man who had rescued him from a car wreck in Pennsylvania five years earlier. /li>li>Karl Fuchs, a German tank gunner who wrote tender letters to his wife as his Panzer division invaded Russia./li>li>Jim Kilroy, worker at a shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts, whose say of signing off on his inspections became the morale-boosting slogan for countless GIs: Kilroy was here./li>li>Kasuo Sakamaki, pilot of a midget submarine who was captured after a failed attempt to infiltrate Pearl Harbor./li>li>Kitty, the diary of a Jewish teenager in Amsterdam rescued after the war by her father and published in thirty-two languages as i>Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl./li>/ul>p>These and many more stories and anecdotes fill the pages of this fascinating book that will make World War II come alive with the thoughts and feelings of those who were there.

Author: C. Brian Kelly

Language: English

Edition: Revised & enlarged

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Cumberland House

Publication Date: 1998-09-01

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C. Brian Kelly (Edition: Revised & enlarged) Paperback


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