Recollections of World War II

Andover 1938
  • 176 Pages
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  • English

Professional Press , Chapel Hill, N. C
Classes, American Personal narratives, Phillips Academy, World War, 1939
Statement[Joe Averback ...[et al]]
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 176 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26883208M

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In this riveting narrative, Jack R. Myers recounts his experiences as a B bombardier during World War II. Commissioned a second lieutenant in at age twenty, Myers began flying missions with the 2nd Bomb Group, U.S. Fifteenth Air Force. He learned firsthand the exhilaration—and terror—of being shot at and missed.

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High Honor: Recollections by Men and Women of World War II AviationReviews: 4. Samuel Hynes served as a consultant on "The War", directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, and appears on camera in several episodes.

"The War" is a seven-part, Recollections of World War II book documentary series that debuts on PBS on Sunday, Septem Sam Hynes was eighteen when he left his Minnesota home for navy flight school in By the time the war ended he was a /5(4).

NEWS Recollections of WWII will be relaunched later this year, and will include details of oral history collections outside of the UK. If you are responsible for, or know of a collection that should be included, contact me. Personal recollections of the Second World War (or World W ar II) are of increasing value to historians as the number of witnesses to this period sadly declines.

Among the great tragedies that befell Poland during World War II was the forced deportation of its citizens by the Soviet Union during the first Soviet occupation of that country between and This is the story of that brutal Soviet ethnic cleansing campaign told in the words of some of the survivors.

It is an unforgettable human drama of excruciating martyrdom in the Gulag.1/5(1). Compelling reading, and coincidentally just finished watching the Ken Burns' 'The War' when I started reading this book and said 'Hey that's the same guy.' Often the veteran's memoir is a bland read, though I still like them for the history, but this is more of the life /5.

By Dr. Rebecca Tortello. THIS ARTICLE departs from the usual "Pieces of the Past" format in that after a brief background on effects of World War II in Jamaica, it revolves around the recollections of two readers who are close friends, Lt.

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Since the end of the war, France has struggled with how to understand and remember that experience.

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In Divided Memory, Olivier Wieviorka recounts the role that the memory of the Occupation and the Resistance has played in shaping the sense of the. You might also be interested in my post, 5 top nonfiction books about World War II (plus many runners-up) and 20 most enlightening historical novels (plus dozens of runners-up).

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Like a film in a reel, the episodes in Jun's life as a young boy, his recollections and reflections riding out World War II in the Philippines, rolled by.

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World War II Recollections of 55 Americans” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 4/5. "In Marsden Hordern's mother refused to sign the paper allowing her seventeen-year-old son to fight overseas with the Royal Australian Air Force.

'I did not rear you to be killed in an airplane,' she said. 'Join the navy.' He took her advice and in doing so determined his future. In small patrol boats, Fairmiles and a Harbour Defence Motor Launch, he patrolled the shores of Japanese-held 3/5(1). This is the fourth book by him I have read.

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The others are The Edwardian Turn of Mind (finished 17 Oct ); The Auden Generation: Literature and Politics in England in the s (finished Nov. 4, ); and A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture (finished 21 Sept ).

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In this riveting narrative, Jack R. Myers recounts his experiences as a B bombardier during World War II. Commissioned a second lieutenant in at age twenty, Myers began flying missions with the 2nd Bomb Group, U.S.

Fifteenth Air Force. He learned firsthand the exhilaration—and terror—of being shot at and missed/5. This Australian Navy World War 2 Book is a history of Patrol Boat Operations to the North of Australia. A Merciful Journey. Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man.' by M Hordern.

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Book Overview World War II Warriors is the remarkable story of a young man who was separated from his family at sixteen and whose World War II odyssey took him from Poland to a Siberian labor camp to the battlefields of the eastern front.Get this from a library! Flights of passage: recollections of a World War II aviator.

[Samuel Lynn Hynes] -- Recounts the experiences of learning to fly and of becoming a Marine bomber pilot in the Pacific during WW II.Yanks Meet Reds: Recollections of U.S. and Soviet Vets from the Linkup in World War II Mark Scott, Author, Semyon Krasilshchik, Editor Capra Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.