Winning a War: Stories of Those Who Fought, Served, and Sacrificed During WWII

Julie McDonald Zander

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156 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.3in.In this book, ten Southwest Washington residents describe their participation in the fight to protect our freedoms. A Dutch woman recalls her brothers activities in the Dutch resistance, the Jews who took refuge on their family farm, and the ultimate price paid when the Nazis executed her father and her brother. Three survivors of the attack at Pearl Harbor share their views of the battle from the USS California, the USS Nevada, and Ford Island. After the Japanese torpedoed the USS Selfridge, a sailor salvaged materials to build an ice cream maker and boost the crews morale. An Army military policeman protected the home front, while a Northwest native in the Sixth Army Rangers raised the flag on Dinagat Island in the Philippines, heralding Gen. Douglas MacArthurs return. A Marine assigned to a tank unit recalls the devastation and loss he saw at Iwo Jima, and its lingering effects. A Buffalo Soldier in WWII describes his experiences as a POW during the Korean War. A man who served on the USS Hinsdale at Iwo Jima during WWII reenlisted to serve as a Marine in China. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: In this book, ten Southwest Washington residents describe their participation in the fight to protect our freedoms. A Dutch woman recalls her brothers' activities in the Dutch resistance, the Jews who took refuge on their family farm, and the ultimate price paid when the Nazis executed her father and her brother. Three survivors of the attack at Pearl Harbor share their views of the battle from the USS California, the USS Nevada, and Ford Island. After the Japanese torpedoed the USS Selfridge, a sailor salvaged materials to build an ice cream maker and boost the crew's morale. An Army military policeman protected the home front, while a Northwest native in the Sixth Army Rangers raised the flag on Dinagat Island in the Philippines, heralding Gen. Douglas MacArthur's return. A Marine assigned to a tank unit recalls the devastation and loss he saw at Iwo Jima, and its lingering effects. A Buffalo Soldier in WWII describes his experiences as a POW during the Korean War. A man who served on the USS Hinsdale at Iwo Jima during WWII reenlisted to serve as a Marine in China.

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