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World War II Women 3-Book Bundle by Carolyn Gossage; Mary Hawkins Buch

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Book Description

Bravery, patriotism, and sacrifice marked the women caught up in conflict during the Second World War. This special collection of three books tells the stories of a young airwoman, prisoners of war, and women in service.

The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Along in Nazi Germany
In April 1941, a passenger ship sailing from New York to Cape Town was attacked and sunk by a German raider. The passengers were pulled from the water and transported to Nazi-occupied France, where the majority were released. Among those left behind were seven Canadian women. This is the tale of the year they spent together in Germany.

Greatcoats and Glamour Boots: Canadian Women at War, 1939-1945
The colourful story of Canada’s forgotten women who volunteered for service during the Second World War.

Props on Her Sleeves: The Wartime Letters of a Canadian Airwoman
A first-hand account of the experiences of a young Canadian airwoman who served both in Canada and on overseas duty, this series of 150 letters brings home the day-to-day immediacy of life in uniform during the Second World War.

  • ISBN: 9781459738515 |
  • Hardcover: 567 pages |
  • Publisher: Dundurn |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook