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The Resource Sons and soldiers : the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler, Bruce Henderson

Sons and soldiers : the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler, Bruce Henderson

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Sons and soldiers : the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler
Title
Sons and soldiers
Title remainder
the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Henderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on original interviews and extensive archival research, this book vividly re-creates the stories of six of the Ritchie Boys - their escapes from Nazi Germany, their recruitment into the US Army, their feats and sacrifices during the war, and their desperate attempts to find their missing loved ones
Summary
Drawing on veteran interviews and archival research, an account of the lesser-known contributions of the German-born Jewish-American soldiers known as the Ritchie Boys describes how they risked their lives to join major combat units and gather crucial intelligence from German POWs
Tone
Writing style
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10569311
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henderson, Bruce B.
Dewey number
940.53089/924073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.J4
LC item number
H4235 2017b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish soldiers
  • Jews, German
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler
Label
Sons and soldiers : the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler, Bruce Henderson
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes photographic images on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Germany 1938 -- Saving the children -- Escaping the Nazis -- A place to call home -- Camp Ritchie -- Going back -- Normandy -- The breakout -- Holland -- The forests -- Return to Deutschland -- The camps -- Denazification -- Going home
Control code
21075019
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 429 pages
Isbn
9780062419095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960709002
Label
Sons and soldiers : the untold story of the Jews who escaped the Nazis and returned with the U.S. Army to fight Hitler, Bruce Henderson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes photographic images on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Germany 1938 -- Saving the children -- Escaping the Nazis -- A place to call home -- Camp Ritchie -- Going back -- Normandy -- The breakout -- Holland -- The forests -- Return to Deutschland -- The camps -- Denazification -- Going home
Control code
21075019
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 429 pages
Isbn
9780062419095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960709002

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