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World War II Love Stories : At a Time of Global Conflict and Upheaval, the True Stories of 14 Couples Who Found Love

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The Second World War played havoc with millions of lives, and all over the world lovers were pulled apart, often just as their stories together were beginning. World War II Love Stories tells the tales of 14 very different couples. Some celebrate the everyday encounter like that of US Private Hudson Turner, who spotted a pretty girl looking out of an upstairs window while he was on shore leave in New Zealand, and called to her to come down and talk to him. Others are more dramatic, like the story of Violette and Etienne Szabo after he was killed at El Alamein, she became a spy in Occupied France, ultimately dying for the cause. Whatever their final outcome, every story is both atmospheric and profoundly moving, celebrating the human spirit at times of its greatest trial.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 165 x 244 x 21mm | 620g
  • The Ivy Press
  • Lewes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 1782400869
  • 9781782400868
  • 553,256

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