Witness to War: Diaries of the Second World War Everyday Accounts by the Men, Women and Children from Both Sides

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The devastation wreaked upon the lives of hundreds of thousands of people during the Second World War left a sense of transience and frailty that encouraged diaries to be kept on a regular basis. They became a means of preserving human life in some form at least, often recording experiences within minutes or hours of their occurrence. Historian Richard J Aldrich has spent two decades collating the information from diaries such as these to produce two anthologies which, recounted in the first person, are as close to the ...

Witness to War: Diaries of the Second World War Everyday Accounts by the Men, Women and Children from Both Sides 2004, Doubleday UK, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780385606783

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