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The children of La Hille : eluding Nazi capture during World War II / Walter W. Reed.

  • Reed, Walter W., 1924-
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, [2015]

Physical description

xv, 306 pages : black and white illustrations, portraits, map ; 24 cm.

Edition

First edition.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Prologue -- 1. Please Take My Children -- 2. Refuge in Belgium, 1938-1940 -- 3. Second Escape, May 14, 1940 -- 4. Life at Seyre, 1940 -- 5. The "Secours Suisse aux Enfants" and a Tough Winter -- 6. The Belgian Angels' Rescue Effort from across the Atlantic -- 7. Life at the Chateau de La Hille, 1941-1942 -- 8. Internment and Liberation -- 9. Hazardous Journeys across Well-Guarded Borders -- 10. The Noose Tightens and More Try to Escape -- 11. Hidden and Surviving in France until the End -- 12. New Faces at La Hille -- 13. Those Who Helped and Those Who Hindered -- 14. The Heroes of La Hille -- 15. After the Liberation -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix: List of Twelve Who Were Deported and Murdered -- Historical Timeline -- Notes -- Index

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BFH.36.AA9
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780815634225
  • 0815634226
  • 9780815610588
  • 0815610580