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World War II-Hometown and Home Front Heroes
Life-Experience Stories from the Carolinas' Piedmont

77 authors, edited by Margaret G. Bigger
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BOOK SUMMARY
Anthology from Carolinians who left the Piedmont to serve in the military, trained in the Piedmont or stayed to do something for the war effort.

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BOOK EXCERPTS
* Nolan, a Doolittle Raider, and his crew were interned in Russia for 13 months, but their letter to Stalin opened a route to escape. * A Tuskegee Airman, Wilson saved the lives of other fliers as a "Red Tail Angel. * Betty, a code-breaker was ready to swallow the codes when confronted by a Japanese officer. * Survivors of the Bataan Death March, Earl and Stokes each discovered POW camps far more horrendous than the march. * Enola Gay bombardier, Tom called the dropping of the atomic bomb "just another mission."

AUTHOR BIO
Author/Editorof 24 books, Margaret G. Bigger has two genres: history froom life experience and true humor. Since 1989, she has taught "Recalling Memories for Posterity." Thus, many of her class participants wrote for her numerous anthologies, although she is best known for her wedding humor books, which got her on 11 national TV shows, 60 TV newscasts + nearly 500 radio talk shows.

BOOK REVIEWS
Hear the voices of Carolina people who lived the history of World War Ii - men and women, black and white, at the front lines, on the farms, in the factories. This collection adds valuable new stories to America's historical record.

Dr. Jacqueline Dowd Hall, Director, Southern Oral History Program, UNC- Chapel Hill.


FOR RELATED BOOKS
History Books :: Military Books :: World War Ii Books

MORE BOOK INFO
ISBN: 1893597067
ISBN(13-digit): 9781893597068
Library of Congress: 2004105701
Book Publisher: A. Borough Books
Binding: Perfect
No. of Pages: 320



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