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Voices from the Second World War

Witnesses share their stories with the children of today

Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Sep 2017
Dimensions: w 176mm h 231mm d 18mm
Weight: 880g
Interest age: From 9 to 14 years
ISBN-10: 140636598X
ISBN-13: 9781406365986
Barcode No: 9781406365986
Synopsis
A unique, moving collection of first-person accounts of the Second World War, published in association with the award-winning children's newspaper First News. A powerful, moving collection of first-person accounts of the Second World War. Contributors include a rear gunner who took part in sixty bombing raids, a Jewish woman who played in the orchestra at Auschwitz, a Japanese man who survived Hiroshima and Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved 669 children by setting up the Kindertransport program from Czechoslovakia. Many of the interviews were conducted by children, and the book is being published in association with award-winning children's newspaper First News.

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Whether told from first-hand accounts or via the voices of friends and family, they're compelling stories that have real power against the backdrop of their historical context. [...] For casual reading or as more of a personal reference for any research project, Voice from the Second World War is a historical hardback of rare quality. * All About History * This insightful and sensitive historical book is packed full of personal accounts from World War Two. [...] Children gain a real insight into the enormous effect that the war had on lives. It is a treasury of valuable lessons learned that can be passed down to future generations. * South Wales Evening Post * A powerful collection of first person accounts of the Second World War. * The Bookseller *