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343 Results
Le camp des femmes Ravensbruck —Bernadac, Christian, 1937-
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2008

Ravensbruck est unique. Seul camp de concentration réservé aux femmes, il fut un enclos de travail et d'extermination pour des dizaines de milliers de femmes. L'auteur a préféré laisser la parole à celles qui fure...

Kasztner's train the true story of Rezso Kasztner, unknown hero of the holocaust —Porter, Anna.
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2009

In summer 1944, Rezso Kasztner, a lawyer and journalist, met with Adolf Eichmann in Budapest, where the two men made an agreement that allowed 1,684 Jews to leave for Switzerland by trainches In other manoeuvrings, Kastz...

One more border the true story of one family's escape from war-torn Europe —Kaplan, William, 1957-
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2004

During World War II, as Nazi troops took over Europe, thousands of Jews tried to flee Hitler's advance. This is the true story of one family's harrowing escape to Canada, by train and ship, travelling three-quarters of t...

J'ai quinze ans et je ne veux pas mourir —Arnothy, Christine, 1930-
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2010

Durant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, en Hongrie, à Budapest, une douzaine de personnes vivent le siège de leur ville durant deux mois. Ces deux mois, ils les vécurent dans la cave de leur immeuble, pris au bord du Dan...

Just Raoul adventures in the French resistance —Bacque, James, 1929-2019
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2007

Bacque explores the actions and motivations of Raoul Laporterie, the leader of a very successful resistance operation in France during the German occupation in the Second World War. Laporterie was the mayor of the villag...

Enfants maudits ils sont 200,000, on les appelait les "enfants de Boches" —Picaper, Jean-Paul, 1938-
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2007

Issus des amours coupables de soldats allemands et de femmes du pays pendant l'Occupation, ces "enfants maudits", maintenant à l'âge de la retraite, veulent rompre le silence et enfin sortir de la clandestinité. Soixa...

Guardian angel house —Clark, Kathy, 1953-
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2011

Momma had always told Susan that there was no safe place for a Jew, especially in German-occupied Hungary in 1944. So why were twelve-year-old Susan and her sister, Vera, being sent to a convent to be kept safe? Susan an...

Et la lumière fut —Lusseyran, Jacques.
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2004

Un destin fabuleux, celui de Jacques Lusseyran, devenu aveugle à l'âge de sept ans et qui dès lors, va "renaître" à la vie. Son récit passionné, son écriture lumineuse, sa sensibilité extrême font littéralemen...

World War Two through German eyes —Lucas, James Sidney.
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2012

The author presents a look at World War II as it was viewed by the Germans. He covers their perspectives on issues of political, social, economic, and military concerns. Particular attention is given to the position of w...

Holding Juno Canada's heroic defence of the D-Day beaches, June 7-12, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2009

D-Day ended with the Canadians six miles inland - the deepest penetration achieved by Allied forces that day - but every soldier knew the worst was yet to come. The Germans began probing the Canadian lines early in the m...

My war —Rooney, Andrew A.
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2012

The columnist and 60 Minutes commentator recounts his experiences as a reporter for the military's Stars and Stripes during World War II. Rooney worked mainly in Europe, where he witnessed numerous battles, the liberatio...

High flight a story of World War II —Granfield, Linda.
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2003

Born in Shanghai and educated in England, John Magee was impatient to take part in the war raging in Europe and decided to enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Not long after he wrote the poem "High Flight" at age nin...

Continue to pester, nag and bite Churchill's war leadership —Gilbert, Martin, 1936-
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2004

A look at Churchill and his leadership of England during the Second World War. The complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. 2004.

Inside the Gestapo a Jewish woman's secret war —Moszkiewiez, Helene, 1920-
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2005

In 1939, the author, then 19 years old, joined the Belgian underground. Her first assignment was to work as a clerk for the Gestapo and obtain information. She spent the next 6 years working as an agent, saving the lives...

Juno Beach Canada's D-Day victory, June 6, 1944 —Zuehlke, Mark.
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2010

On June 6, 1944, the greatest armada in history stood off Normandy and the largest amphibious invasion ever began, as 107,000 men aboard 6,000 ships attacked the French coast. Of the 18,000 Canadians involved in storming...

Ghost soldiers the forgotten epic story of World War II's most dramatic mission —Sides, Hampton.
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2008

In 1945, 121 U.S. Army Rangers raided the Cabanatuan prisoner of war camp in the Philippines to rescue long-suffering soldiers. Depicts the atrocities of war, the conditions endured by the prisoners, and the bravery of t...

Honor by fire Japanese Americans at war in Europe and the Pacific —Crost, Lyn.
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2012

A former war correspondent's account of the Japanese-American men, or nisei, who volunteered for military service during World War II. Crost portrays the brave soldiers who had to fight prejudice on the home front before...

Is Paris burning? —Collins, Larry, 1929-
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2011

A day-to-day narration of the liberation of Paris during World War II. Emphasizes General Von Choltitz's efforts to spare the city despite Hitler's orders for its destruction. 1966, c1965.

High flight a story of World War II —Granfield, Linda.
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2003

Born in Shanghai and educated in England, John Magee was impatient to take part in the war raging in Europe and decided to enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Not long after he wrote the poem "High Flight" at age nin...

Continue to pester, nag and bite Churchill's war leadership —Gilbert, Martin, 1936-
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2004

A look at Churchill and his leadership of England during the Second World War. The complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. 2004.

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