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The War Diaries

An Anthology of Daily Wartime Diary Entries Throughout History

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Canongate U.S. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - Veterans,
  • Letters,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military,
  • Correspondence,
  • Diaries,
  • Soldiers,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Taylor (Editor), Irene Taylor (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8923774M
    ISBN 101841957208
    ISBN 109781841957203
    OCLC/WorldCa62245576

    The contrasting political viewpoints in these two women's diaries illustrate the divisive nature of the war in the state of Maryland and in the nation. The differing attitudes expressed about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, just as the Civil War was drawing to . JONATHAN C. BEAN DIARY. 1 vol., 13 cm., 49 leaves, with 51 pages of entries. A diary of Pvt. Jonathan Bean, Co. H, 13th Maine Infantry, containing six pages of dated wartime entries (19 September to 1 October ) and a few pages of wartime accounts. Most of the volume consists of post-war accounts. MSN/CW JAMES BOARDMAN.

      Katie and the Cupcake War (Cupcake Diaries Book 9) - Kindle edition by Simon, Coco. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Katie and the Cupcake War (Cupcake Diaries Book 9)/5(48). Background. Zlata Filipovic was born on 3 December She lived in Sarajevo before the Bosnian war started. During the war, Zlata kept a diary from to Like Anne Frank, she also gave a name to her diary, and her family survived the war and escaped to Paris in , where they stayed for a year. The family has settled down in Dublin, Ireland.

    This is the actual 's diary not the 's work of fiction. The majority of the book is little more than a record of the dinner parties, the witty conversation, the callers, and the petty jealousies and rivalries of the pre-war oligarchy that MBC moved in. But how else can you get a flavor of the charmed life they lived?/5. The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached historian. The Second World War, particularly the period from to when Britain fought with the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his inside story of those days is.


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"The War Diaries" brings together -- in their own words -- the stories of men and women who have endured wartime life. By turns horrific and comic, the entries retain the candid intimacy that is the particular preserve of those who keep diaries/5.

Astrid Lindgren’s diaries covering the years September to are her personal accounts of how World War II have affected her, her family and friends, and those nations who didn’t even enter the war. In these writings, Sweden is pictured in a unique position, always on alert of being about to enter the war yet holding back/5(9).

About The Book. From the creators of The Assassin’s Cloak comes an anthology of powerful and sometimes surprising daily wartime diary entries from war fronts throughout history. The War Diaries brings together–in their own words–the stories of men and women who have endured wartime turns horrific and comic, the entries retain the candid intimacy that is the particular preserve.

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I will elaborate upon this later, The War Diaries book reading the diaries makes it clear how he was able to basically sit out the war writing, because in reality that is all he was capable of doing/5.

The first complete and unexpurgated edition of the war diaries of Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke - the most important and the most controversial military diaries of the modern era. Alanbrooke was CIGS - Chief of the Imperial General Staff - for the greater part of the Second World War/5.

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The Turner Diaries depicts a violent revolution in the United States which leads to the overthrow of the federal government, a nuclear war, and, ultimately, a race war which leads to the systematic extermination of non-whites.

Some may say what a long drawn out story, it certainly was along drawn out war his diaries were lucky to be written given the terrible circumstances that prevailed during that period. This isn't a story so much, more an account of the misery and hardship that Australian and allied soldiers unlucky enough to be captured by the Japanese/5(20).

Stalin's Sniper, by A.G. Mogan, is a haunting and surreal historical novel, based on the diary of Roza Shanina and commentary by those who knew her. Roza Shanina grew up in pre-WWII Russia. Schooled by a strict Communist father, she developed a passion to fight for her homeland, and by the 7th grade she was already an accomplished s:   The book is made of journal entries from woman who lived in the Civil War era.

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Barne’s diary offers a wonderful window into the war as experienced by an upper class Briton. His view of how the war was going often changed from day to day, reflecting the on-the-ground, here-and-now character of his entries, which covered the war on an almost daily basis, and which he does not appear to have edited or “corrected” at all.

Charles L. Minor Cash Book and Edward P. Harmon Civil War Diary, Cash book maintained by Confederate Captain Charles L. Minor from to Also contained within the cash book's pages are diary entries of Union Army Private Edward P.

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The Bomber Command War Diaries (subtitled: An Operational Reference Book, ) is a book by the British military historian Martin Middlebrook and the researcher Chris Everitt that documents every operation by RAF Bomber Command in Europe in World War II. “It is the personal accounts that will always fascinate us most,” Simon Garfield wrote in the introduction of his book We Are At War: The Remarkable Diaries of Five Ordinary People in.

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