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The greatest generation speaks : letters and reflections

Brokaw, Tom. (Author).
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 940.5481 BRO (Text) 36626102184843 2nd Floor Adult Large Print Available -

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  • ISBN: 037540922X
  • ISBN: 9780375409226
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 432 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st large print ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 1999.

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Formatted Contents Note: War stories -- Bonds -- Loss -- Faith -- Reunions -- Love stories -- Appreciation -- Children -- Lessons.
Summary, etc.: The stories of individual men and women during the second World War, written as a sequel to The Greatest Generation as a result of the many letters the author received. "They give us new, intensely personal perspectives of a momentous time in our history. They are the voices of a generation that has given so much and wants to share even more. Some of the letters were written from the front during the war, or from families to their loved ones in harm's way in distant places. There were firsthand accounts of battles and poignant reflections on loneliness, exuberant expressions of love and somber accounts of loss. It seems that everyone in that generation has something worthwhile to contribute" [Tom Brokaw] --Book jacket.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, American
United States Social life and customs 1918-1945 Personal narratives, American
United States History 1933-1945 Personal narratives
United States Social life and customs 1933-1945 Personal narratives
Genre: Large type books.
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