An Album of Memories

An Album of Memories

Personal Histories From the Greatest Generation

Large Print - 2001
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A seventeen-year-old who enlisted in the army in 1941 writes to describe the Bataan Death March. Other members of the greatest generation describe their war — in such historic episodes as Guadalcanal, the D-Day invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and Midway — as well as their life on the home front. In this beautiful American family album of stories, reflections, memorabilia, and photographs, history comes alive and is preserved, in people’s own words and through photographs and time lines that commemorate important dates and events. Starting with the Depression and Pearl Harbor, on through the war in Europe and the Pacific, this unusual book preserves a people’s rich historical heritage and the legacy of the heroism of a nation.

Baker & Taylor
Celebrates the "greatest generation" of Americans, from the Great Depression to the Bataan Death March and beyond, in a series of biographical profiles that chronicle the experiences of ordinary Americans who became caught up in historic twentieth-century events.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2001
Edition: 1st large print ed
ISBN: 9780375431340
0375431349
Branch Call Number: 940.54 BRO
Characteristics: ix, 428 p. (large print) : ill., maps ; 26 cm

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Feb 16, 2017

Good to hear firsthand personal words from those who were right there. Honor, duty, fight for freedom will full resolve were common.

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