The Resource Fragments of war : stories from survivors of World War II, by Joyce Hibbert ; with a foreword by Earle Birney

Fragments of war : stories from survivors of World War II, by Joyce Hibbert ; with a foreword by Earle Birney

Label
Fragments of war : stories from survivors of World War II
Title
Fragments of war
Title remainder
stories from survivors of World War II
Statement of responsibility
by Joyce Hibbert ; with a foreword by Earle Birney
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The young girl from the Ottawa Valley who served as a nurse in North Africa with only a helmet of fresh water a day, the teenage soldier from Fredericton who stole pig swill to survive in a Hong Kong prisoner of war camp, the English woman who survived the sinking of the Athenia to become a war-bride, and an Alberta airman who crashed off the icy coast of Greenland, these are but only four of the thirty compelling personal accounts of war experiences. Many provate photographs from their own albums illustrate these stories, which reflect the world wide aspect of the war from
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1923-
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Hibbert, Joyce
Dewey number
  • 940.54/81/71
  • 940.548171
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D811.A2
LC item number
.H48 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Birney, Earle
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World War, 1939-1945
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Label
Fragments of war : stories from survivors of World War II, by Joyce Hibbert ; with a foreword by Earle Birney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Preface; SEA; 1 Athenia Survivor; 2 Aboard the Algonquin; 3 Sinking of the S.S. Sinkiang; 4 Salty Old Salt; 5 To the Far Shore; LAND; 6 Acceptance; 7 Here and There with a Hasty Pee; 8 Lost Dentures and Un Peu de Bren; 9 Sister, Who Cares?; 10 Guns and Mud and Luck; 11 With First Overseas Draft of the CWACS; 12 Joking in the Face of Death; 13 Biscuit, Book, and Candle in Hong Kong; 14 Capturing Pig Swill; 15 Casualty Clearing; 16 Headaches for a Fusilier Mont-Royal; 17 Take Your Rosary, Son; 18 No Nervous Breakdowns; 19 It Could Always Be Worse
  • 20 Canadian Girl in the A.T.S.21 Modern Weapons; 22 Resistance in Holland; 23 War and Love - A Soldier's Lot; AIR; 24 Special Squadron, Special Duties; 25 Close Shaves and Steady Nerves; 26 Red-Letter Memories of an Air Gunner; 27 RCAF (Women's Division) One of the First; 28 Sand and Flies and Spitfires; 29 Beating the Odds; 30 Greenland Ordeal; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Photography Credits
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770700529
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000720222
  • (EBL)611496
  • (OCoLC)431569741
  • (SSID)ssj0000157812
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12007642
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000157812
  • (PQKBWorkID)10140667
  • (PQKB)11231996
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00214567
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3256396
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5112492
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000720222
Label
Fragments of war : stories from survivors of World War II, by Joyce Hibbert ; with a foreword by Earle Birney
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Preface; SEA; 1 Athenia Survivor; 2 Aboard the Algonquin; 3 Sinking of the S.S. Sinkiang; 4 Salty Old Salt; 5 To the Far Shore; LAND; 6 Acceptance; 7 Here and There with a Hasty Pee; 8 Lost Dentures and Un Peu de Bren; 9 Sister, Who Cares?; 10 Guns and Mud and Luck; 11 With First Overseas Draft of the CWACS; 12 Joking in the Face of Death; 13 Biscuit, Book, and Candle in Hong Kong; 14 Capturing Pig Swill; 15 Casualty Clearing; 16 Headaches for a Fusilier Mont-Royal; 17 Take Your Rosary, Son; 18 No Nervous Breakdowns; 19 It Could Always Be Worse
  • 20 Canadian Girl in the A.T.S.21 Modern Weapons; 22 Resistance in Holland; 23 War and Love - A Soldier's Lot; AIR; 24 Special Squadron, Special Duties; 25 Close Shaves and Steady Nerves; 26 Red-Letter Memories of an Air Gunner; 27 RCAF (Women's Division) One of the First; 28 Sand and Flies and Spitfires; 29 Beating the Odds; 30 Greenland Ordeal; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Photography Credits
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770700529
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000720222
  • (EBL)611496
  • (OCoLC)431569741
  • (SSID)ssj0000157812
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12007642
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000157812
  • (PQKBWorkID)10140667
  • (PQKB)11231996
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00214567
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3256396
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5112492
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000720222

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