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- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was from a Jewish family, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Annes family tried to escape the horror of war, and how... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 70.00
The book describes the control exercised by the National Socialist state over academic libraries and analyses their collaboration, in particular in the theft of books and the identification of 'Enemies of the Reich'. In addition, it deals with aspects of the identification and restitution of books stolen and confiscated between 1933 and 1945. This... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 11.19
When Mary Thomas left the shores of England for Singapore in December 1939 to live a leisurely life of an Englishwoman in a colonial outpost, she did not expect to soon find her circumstances greatly changed. After the Japanese bombs fell on 8 December 1941, Mary chose not to rush for the first boat out of Singapore and instead stayed on to serve in... more...
- Profile 2009; US$ 14.38
At the age of ten Thomas Buergenthal arrived at Auschwitz after surviving the Ghetto of Kielce and two labour camps, and was soon separated from his parents. Using his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck, he managed to survive until he was liberated from Sachsenhausen in 1945. After experiencing the turmoil of Europe's post-war years - from... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1991; US$ 24.75
Comment marier l'ancien et le nouveau ? - Gorbatchev a-t-il encore une importance essentielle pour l'avenir de la politique étrangère soviétique ? - L'URSS et l'Europe de l'Est en 1989-1990 - Europe de l'Est : ensemble ou chacun tous azimuts ? - Chronologie des événements en Europe de l'Est et en... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74
Part 1 of 'Saint Praftu' describes the author's early childhood in India, his wartime service in the RAF, and twenty years of civil flying in Burma, India and Nepal. At one period during the War, he belonged to the select group of pilots who undertook the hazardous operation of flying Lysanders to France at night during the moon periods, to land and... more...
- The Voices of North Carolina 2011; US$ 4.99
When Vern Pike chose a two-year stay as an officer in Berlin in 1958, he had no idea that the occupied city and its infamous Wall would become part of his life forever. His two-year stay became indefinite, and indefinite became a twenty-nine-year career, with most of it spent in military police work. His most memorable duty was as a lieutenant in the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.33
Hauptbeschreibung Die Wanderausstellungen des Hamburger Instituts für Sozialforschung zu den Verbrechen der Wehrmacht in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus waren emotionale Kristallisationspunkte, an denen die Diskurse der Kriegs- und Nachkriegsgenerationen in zahlreichen Debatten sichtbar geworden sind. Das wird besonders deutlich, wenn man einen... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 27.99
Hauptbeschreibung Arno Lustiger schildert die Bemühungen, Juden im gesamten besetzten Europa das Leben zu retten, aus einer neuen Perspektive. So erweitert er die Kriterien dessen, was in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung unter "Judenrettung" verstanden wird: Er schildert nicht nur die Aktionen derer, die als "Gerechte unter den Völkern" geehrt wurden,... more...