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World War II Letters: A Glimpse into the Heart of the Second World War Through the Eyes of Those Who Were Fighting It

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Writers from twenty Allied and Axis countries are gathered in this unique collection of letters from servicemen and -women to their friends, families, and sweethearts. World War II Letters gives an unbiased look into the lives of those who served throughout the world-in Europe, the Pacific, Northern Africa, and Asia-and gives an intimate and honest portrayal of their exper ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published November 29th 2003 by St. Martin's Press (first published November 1st 2002)
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John Terreri
A compilation of letters from officers, soldiers, clergy and others experiencing WWII first hand. They include the highs, lows, and atrocities experienced in both campaigns. A common theme was the terrible food, slowness of the mail service, and how much they missed their loved ones who were waiting at home. There was a brief bio and picture of most of the authors which helped to personalize the letters you were reading.
Joseph
Jan 21, 2016 Joseph rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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I was sort of disappointed in it. While not taking anything away from the letters that were sent back and forth from our WWII vets (and other country's) and there loved ones it just didn't have a lot of substance to it. I think reading the letters from the German's and Aussie were the most interesting.
Eva Leger
I'm finding it hard to get into this. I'm not sure why exactly so I'm putting it up to my mood and keeping it to-read.
Hopefully I'll be able to get into it another time.
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