Diary of the war

outstanding features of the world struggle for freedom.
  • 432 Pages
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  • English

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World War, 1939-
Other titlesWest Africa.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 429-432 ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18817709M

One thing the diary shows is how a child's mind is formed by their parent's believes. She is a mixture of her very dominate communistic father and her softer loving mother.

To be honest my mind has a hard time grasping a girl being so determined to be a sniper. Remarkable she was able to keep a diary this consistent during war times/5(16).

Colonel Charles S. Wainwright, artillerist, is the Edward Porter Alexander of the Union army. His recollections fromas presented in A Diary of Battle edited by Allan Nevins, is an amazing in-depth memoir of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of someone who fought in most of the major battles of the Army of the Potomac/5(12).

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A Woman's Diary of the War is a short piece, only Diary of the war book pages in length, but it makes an interesting companion to Sapper Dorothy: The Only English Woman Soldier in the Royal Engineers 51st Division, 79th Tunnelling Co/5.

The Diary of a Young Girl | work by Frank | If you are a Civil War "buff" or amateur historian you will be fascinated by this book. The diary of a Southern lady who knew a lot of the key players in the Confederacy and followed the fortunes of the South closely as they rose and then fell.

A day-by-day, first-hand account of the Confederacy slowly losing the war and coming unraveled/5(52). In a diary that brings to life the dramatic happenings on the home front during World War II, Madeline Beck is living in a boardinghouse with her mother while her father is 4/5.

When Zlata’s Diary was first published at the height of the Bosnian War, it became an international bestseller and was compared to The Diary of Anne Frank, both for the freshness of its voice and the grimness of the world it describes. It begins as the day-today record of the life of a typical eleven-year-old girl, preoccupied by piano lessons and birthday parties/5.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever Book 6 is a bestselling and award-winning children’s book and the sixth book in this book series, written by American writer Jeff Kinney.

The book was released on Novemand was one of the fastest-selling books of the yeargiving him the third strongest opening week sales for a.

JONATHAN C. BEAN DIARY. 1 vol., 13 cm., 49 leaves, with 51 pages of entries. A diary of Pvt. Jonathan Bean, Co. H, 13th Maine Infantry, containing six pages of dated Diary of the war book entries (19 September to 1 October ) and a few pages of wartime accounts.

Most of the volume consists of post-war accounts. MSN/CW JAMES BOARDMAN. In eight chapters, the book presents high resolution photographs, which were colorized prior and during World War I.

Each photo is accompanied by a diary quote.

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The foreword is written by Peter Englund. The book "14 - Der große Krieg" by Oliver Janz was published in Original network: ARTE, ARD, NDR, SWR, WDR, ORF. The diary was retrieved by Miep Gies, who gave it to Anne's father, Otto Frank, the family's only known survivor, just after the war was over.

The diary has since been published in more than 60 languages. First published under the title Het : Anne Frank. Archivio GBB/Contrasto/Redux Anne Frank received her diary as a gift on her thirteenth birthday in At first, it was her place to record observations Author: Erin Blakemore.

The Sunday Times Diary of the War THE SIXTH 6 MONTHES by CHERRY TREE (WWII) WAR SPECIALS and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   German Jewish teenager Anne Frank died in the Holocaust, but her memoir from her family's two years in hiding, published as "The Diary of Anne.

This diary of a WW1 RFC pilot is really two books in one: the first is the actual diary of John Grider, which ends in Junewhen he is killed, and the second is an additional few months of diary entries by his friend Elliott Springs, who added the extra material to add drama and character arc to the original diary/5(13).

Zlata’s Diary is a true story in diary form as written by Bosnian writer and activist ZlataFilipovic, who was a young girl living in Sarajevo when it was under siege during the Bosnian war.

The diary was written from towhen she was eleven years old. The diary chronicles her daily life, and the slow encroachment of the brutal war.

Inshe published Sister: The War Diary of a Nurse, an account of her experiences in the field. The following excerpts span from February to November of February Author: American Experience.

One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl (originally Het Achterhuis in Dutch ; English: The Secret Annex), in which she documents her life in hiding from toduring the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War ge: Dutch.

The Diary of a Young Girl as told by Anne Frank is haunting, poignant and beautiful, with a keen sense of hope throughout. Anne documented her family's plight of having to go into hiding in due to the German invasion in the Netherlands as part of WW2. The Franks were hidden in a secret annexe, behind a bookcase covering a hidden entrance/5.

The diary was found after the war by Stanislawa Sapinska, a Christian whose family owned the house lived in by the Laskiers, and who had met Rutka several times during the war.

Eugene Bondurant Sledge (November 4, – March 3, ) was a United States Marine, university professor, and memoir With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa chronicled his combat experiences during World War II and was subsequently used as source material for the Ken Burns PBS documentary The War Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of Peleliu, Battle of.

Not really a Civil War book, but crucial to understanding all other Civil War books. Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary () We are fortunate to have many vivid diarists of the Civil War, especially women, but I keep coming back to this one.

Underwood’s lively, intimate account of living in Bowling Green, Kentucky, reveals what it was. Anne Frank's beautifully written diary is a teaching tool on multiple levels.

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First, it offers a kid's eye view of World War II, written innocently and meaningfully by a Jewish teen whose family is forced into hiding during the Nazi occupation of Holland.5/5.

MY SECRET WAR is a must-read for kids around ages ten to thirteen. The main character, Madeline, expresses her life through her diary. Madeline vividly tells us (her diary) about Johnny (her crush), the popular Star Points, her idea to help US in World War II with a club, and about her letters to and fro her dad, who works in the Air Force to help the US.5/5(5).

“The resulting diary is one of the most moving stories that anyone, anywhere, has managed to tell about World War II,” as TIME’s book reviewer put it, describing the diarist’s experiences.

Pictured (left to right) are Mary Brooke's diaries from, and Both Mary Brooke and Madge Preston continued to keep diaries well after the CivilWar had ended. Each woman preferred different styles of diary books.

Dear America is a series of historical fiction novels for older girls published by Scholastic in The series was cancelled in with its final release, Hear My r, it was relaunched in the fall of Each book is written in the form of a diary of a young woman's life during important events or time periods in American history.

The war began just before her eleventh birthday. Zlata's diary chronicles her daily life and the war's increasing impact on her home town of Sarajevo.

Reporter Janine di Giovanni, who met Zlata in and wrote the introduction to the book, described Zlata as "the Anne Frank of Sarajevo.". The Diary of a Young Girl, also known as The Diary of Anne Frank, journal by Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager who chronicled her family’s two years (–44) in hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands during World War II.

The book tells you how they survived the war It's filled with stories about experiences boys went through throughout the war. Many boys became soldiers, but others got to become a drumming boy/5. In my opinion, what makes Guadalcanal Diary stand out, and thus stand the test of time, is the clear and factual manner in which it conveys the new, different feeling of warfare in the Pacific for Americans.

Mundane details are transformed in his telling. The realities of what it meant to fight in tall, razor-like grass, to visually search trees in the jungle for snipers, to eat cold food, to. Reading Group Guide.

This guide is organized to help readers understand and reflect on Anne Frank's diary. Background information, time lines, and the glossary provide historical context for the years of Anne's life and are designed to place her diary within the framework of the events taking place during World War II and the Holocaust/5(1K).Assigned to cover the war in the Pacific, Tregaskis spent part of August and most of September, reporting on Marines on Guadalcanal, a pivotal campaign in the war against subsequently covered the war in Europe against Germany and Italy.

Tregaskis' most renowned book, Guadalcanal Diary, recorded his experiences with the Marines on Guadalcanal.