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To the Bomb and Back: Finnish War Children Tell their World War II Stories by Sue Saffle

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To the Bomb and Back: Finnish War Children Tell their World War II Stories by Sue Saffle

Between 1939 and 1945, some 80,000 Finnish children were sent to Sweden, Denmark, and elsewhere, ostensibly to protect them from danger while their nation's soldiers fought superior Soviet and German forces. This was the largest of all of World War II children's transports, and although acknowledged today as "a great social-historical mistake," it has received surprisingly little attention. This is the first English-language account of Finland's war children and their experiences, told through the survivors' own words. Supported by an extensive introduction, a bibliography of secondary sources, and over two dozen photographs, this book testifies to the often-lifelong traumas endured by youthful survivors of war.

Very good condition. Light shelf wear on covers and spine. Clean pages.

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Author(s):
Sue Saffle ed.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x26
EAN-13:
9781782386582
Edition:
2015
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1782386580
ISBN-13:
9781782386582
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
326
Publisher:
Berghahn Books

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To the Bomb and Back: Finnish War Children Tell their World War II Stories by Sue Saffle

Between 1939 and 1945, some 80,000 Finnish children were sent to Sweden, Denmark, and elsewhere, ostensibly to protect them from danger while their nation's soldiers fought superior Soviet and German forces. This was the largest of all of World War II children's transports, and although acknowledged today as "a great social-historical mistake," it has received surprisingly little attention. This is the first English-language account of Finland's war children and their experiences, told through the survivors' own words. Supported by an extensive introduction, a bibliography of secondary sources, and over two dozen photographs, this book testifies to the often-lifelong traumas endured by youthful survivors of war.

Very good condition. Light shelf wear on covers and spine. Clean pages.

Author(s):
Sue Saffle ed.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x26
EAN-13:
9781782386582
Edition:
2015
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1782386580
ISBN-13:
9781782386582
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
326
Publisher:
Berghahn Books

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