Voices from the Second World War

Author(s): First News (Firm) Staff (Contribution by); Silver Line (Organization) Staff (Contribution by)

Second World War

A powerful, moving collection of first-person accounts of the Second World War. Contributors include a rear gunner who took part in sixty bombing raids, a Jewish woman who played in the orchestra at Auschwitz, a Japanese man who survived Hiroshima and Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved 669 children by setting up the Kindertransport program from Czechoslovakia. Many of the interviews were conducted by children, and the book is being published in association with award-winning children's newspaper First News. ; In association with First News, the award-winning national newspaper for children with more than one million readers a week and subscribed to by nearly half of all UK schools. ; A portion of proceeds will go to support The Silver Line, Esther Rantzen's new charity providing support and advice to older people ; Many of the interviews were conducted by today's children, for many of them the only chance they'll have to hear about the Second World War first hand.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781406360110SECA
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : July 2016
  • : 23.00 cmmm X 17.80 cmmm X 3.00 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : First News (Firm) Staff (Contribution by); Silver Line (Organization) Staff (Contribution by)
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : 940.53
  • : 312