Stories of Service
Valley Veterans Remember World War II
By (author) Janice Stevens
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Stories of Service by Janice Stevens
Book DescriptionThis compilation of 76 World War II veterans' stirring recollections presents a remarkable array of stories from all of the major theatres of the war, including the Pacific, Europe, and a saga of Japanese internment in the United States. Gleaned from a series of memoir-writing classes, veterans of the greater Fresno, California, region recorded their memories, thoughts, fears, and feelings on having played a role in World War II. Ranging from riveting to poignant, the stories capture the dramatic moments of epochal combat - including the landings at Okinawa and the Battle of the Bulge - while acutely expressing the difficulties and privations of life during wartime.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781933502083
(260mm x 180mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Linden Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Linden Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Janice Stevens
Janice Stevens is the author of "Fresno's Architectural Past," a former staff writer for the "Business Journal," a freelance writer for the "Fresno Bee," and a college-level English composition teacher. She lives in Fresno, California.
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