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The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt

War Through a Woman"s Eyes, 1939-1940

by Rulka Langer

  • 202 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945),
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Women,
  • Polish Personal narratives,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Most wartime accounts are written by soldiers and statesmen. [This] is a rare eyewitness account of the early chaotic days of World War II--the Nazi invasion of Poland, the Siege of Warsaw and the first few months of the Nazi occupation--written by a young working mother. -- jacket.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Rulka Langer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .L27 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 467 pages :
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26336535M
    ISBN 101607720000
    ISBN 109781607720003
    LC Control Number2009904398
    OCLC/WorldCa318867388


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