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Title World War II : primary sources / [compiled by] Barbara C. Bigelow ; Christine Slovey, editor
Published Detroit : UXL, [2000]


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 MELB  940.53 Big/Wwt  AVAILABLE
Description xxxix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Primary sources. Intensification (Winston Churchill, "Blood, toil, tears, and sweat"; "Be ye men of valour"; "Their finest hour"; Winston Churchill (box) -- Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt (box), The Atlantic Charter -- Adolf Hitler, "Hitler's order of the day to the German troops on the Eastern Front"; Adolf Hitler (box); Joseph Stalin (box) -- Herbert A. Werner, Iron coffins : a personal account of the German u-boat battles of World War II -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, "A date which will live in infamy"; Hideki Tojo (box)) -- Home Front (Catherine 'Renee' Young Pike, Since you went away : World War II letters from American women on the home front -- Jerry Stanley, I am and American : a true story of Japanese internment)
The human cost (Ruth Minsky Sender, The cage; Ruth Minsky Sender (box) -- Harry S. Truman, Comments on the Manhattan project from Memoirs by Harry S. Truman, volume 1 : year of decisions; Harry S. Truman (box) -- Rodney Barker, The Hiroshima maidens : a story of courage, compassion, and survival -- Ernie Pyle, "Notes from a battered country"; "The death of Captain Waskow"; Ernie Pyle (box); "I thought it was the end"; "Waiting for tomorrow"; "On victory in Europe" -- World War II nurses, No time for fear : voices of American military nurses in World War II)
Breakthrough (Veterans of D-Day, Voices of D-Day : the story of the allid invasion told by those who were there -- Stephen E. Ambrose, Citizen soldiers : the U.S. army from the Normandy beaches to the Bulge to the surrender of Germany -- E. B. Sledge, E. B. Sledge (box); With the old breed at Peleliu and Okinawa -- Harry S. Truman, Truman's statement of the German surrender; Truman's statement on the Japanese surrender; Douglas MacArthur (box)
Summary Presents fifteen excerpts from primary sources related to World War II, including speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts, novels, poems, and memoirs
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Sources.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sources.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Author Slovey, Christine.
Bigelow, Barbara C.
LC no. 99027170
ISBN 078763896X
Other Titles World War Two
World War 2