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The Resource Family histories of World War II : survivors and descendants, Róisín Healy and Gearóid Barry, (electronic resource)

Family histories of World War II : survivors and descendants, Róisín Healy and Gearóid Barry, (electronic resource)

Label
Family histories of World War II : survivors and descendants
Title
Family histories of World War II
Title remainder
survivors and descendants
Statement of responsibility
Róisín Healy and Gearóid Barry
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Expertly contextualized by two leading historians in the field, this unique collection offers 13 accounts of individual experiences of World War II from across Europe. It sees contributors describe their recent ancestors' experiences ranging from a Royal Air Force pilot captured in Yugoslavia and a Spanish communist in the French resistance to two young Jewish girls caught in the siege of Leningrad. Contributors draw upon a variety of sources, such as contemporary diaries and letters, unpublished postwar memoirs, video footage as well as conversations in the family setting. These chapters attest to the enormous impact that war stories of family members had on subsequent generations. The story of a father who survived Nazi captivity became a lesson in resilience for a daughter with personal difficulties, whereas the story of a grandfather who served the Nazis became a burden that divided the family. At its heart, Family Histories of World War II concerns human experiences in supremely difficult times and their meaning for subsequent generations"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Healy, Róisín
  • Barry, Gearóid
Series statement
Bloomsbury eBooks.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Civilians in war
  • Psychic trauma
  • Collective memory
Label
Family histories of World War II : survivors and descendants, Róisín Healy and Gearóid Barry, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350201989?locatt=label:secondary_bloomsburyCollections
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Exploring the Transmission of Wartime Memories / Róisín Healy and Gearóíd Barry (both NUI Galway, Ireland) -- Part I -- Lives in Uniform: Enduring Combat and Captivity -- 1. Nothing Spectacular to Remember? Dealing with Wartime Memories in a German Family / Hans-Walter Schmidt Hannisa -- 2. The Returning POW and a Wartime Volunteer: A Love Story / Sheena Fennell -- 3. Educating Friends and Enemies: An Irishman's Experiences in Wartime Britain / Patricia Scully -- 4. Perseverance in the Face of Life's Adversities: The Diary of an Italian Officer in Nazi Concentration Camps / Maria Ansaldo -- 5. The American from the Sky: A Story of an Italian Family Rescue from the Wehrmacht / Maureen Maloney and Colleen Williamson -- 6. Witnessing the Horrors of War: An Irishman's Experiences from El Alamein to Bergen-Belsen / Ciara Boylan -- 7. Recording the War in Connemara: A Guyanese Sailor in the Eastern Mediterranean / Cormac Loideìn -- Part II -- Lives under Siege: Coping with Occupation -- 8. A Spanish Communist in the French Resistance: Uncle Luis and a German Map / Sara Farrona -- 9. A Boy in Small-Town Germany from Home Front to Allied Occupation / Hermann Rasche -- 10. A Child's View of War: Nazi Occupation, Resistance, and Civil War in North-Eastern Italy, 1943-45 / Enrico Dal Lago -- 11. A Greek Tragedy: A Small Village at War / Constantinos G. Efthymiou -- 12. The Greenberg Sisters: A Leningrad Story Told from Afar / Irina Ruppo -- 13. Slave Labour and Its Legacies: My Maternal Grandparents' Journey from Ukraine to Germany to Belgium / Sylvie Mossay
Control code
on1240366530
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781350201965
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.5040/9781350201989
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1240366530
Label
Family histories of World War II : survivors and descendants, Róisín Healy and Gearóid Barry, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350201989?locatt=label:secondary_bloomsburyCollections
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Exploring the Transmission of Wartime Memories / Róisín Healy and Gearóíd Barry (both NUI Galway, Ireland) -- Part I -- Lives in Uniform: Enduring Combat and Captivity -- 1. Nothing Spectacular to Remember? Dealing with Wartime Memories in a German Family / Hans-Walter Schmidt Hannisa -- 2. The Returning POW and a Wartime Volunteer: A Love Story / Sheena Fennell -- 3. Educating Friends and Enemies: An Irishman's Experiences in Wartime Britain / Patricia Scully -- 4. Perseverance in the Face of Life's Adversities: The Diary of an Italian Officer in Nazi Concentration Camps / Maria Ansaldo -- 5. The American from the Sky: A Story of an Italian Family Rescue from the Wehrmacht / Maureen Maloney and Colleen Williamson -- 6. Witnessing the Horrors of War: An Irishman's Experiences from El Alamein to Bergen-Belsen / Ciara Boylan -- 7. Recording the War in Connemara: A Guyanese Sailor in the Eastern Mediterranean / Cormac Loideìn -- Part II -- Lives under Siege: Coping with Occupation -- 8. A Spanish Communist in the French Resistance: Uncle Luis and a German Map / Sara Farrona -- 9. A Boy in Small-Town Germany from Home Front to Allied Occupation / Hermann Rasche -- 10. A Child's View of War: Nazi Occupation, Resistance, and Civil War in North-Eastern Italy, 1943-45 / Enrico Dal Lago -- 11. A Greek Tragedy: A Small Village at War / Constantinos G. Efthymiou -- 12. The Greenberg Sisters: A Leningrad Story Told from Afar / Irina Ruppo -- 13. Slave Labour and Its Legacies: My Maternal Grandparents' Journey from Ukraine to Germany to Belgium / Sylvie Mossay
Control code
on1240366530
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781350201965
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.5040/9781350201989
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1240366530

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