The Resource The war and us : 1939-1945, by Hilda (Mrs. Alan) Waters

The war and us : 1939-1945, by Hilda (Mrs. Alan) Waters

Label
The war and us : 1939-1945
Title
The war and us
Title remainder
1939-1945
Statement of responsibility
by Hilda (Mrs. Alan) Waters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Memoirs of a New Church family living through the London Blitz (World War II)
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Waters, Hilda
Index
no index present
LC call number
D811.5 .W315 1964 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
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  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The war and us : 1939-1945, by Hilda (Mrs. Alan) Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a key to names mentioned prepared by Ruth Glover with the help of family members (England)
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
4 l., 3, 28 pages
Note
  • See also: The war and us / Hilda Mary Waters; edited by Patrick A. Rose. Published 2015, Lulu Press, Inc.
  • Original copy of the ms. is housed in the Archives.
  • Includes copy of an email from Hilary Bryntesson (a relative) to Martha McDonough (Archives): the family states that while the ms. is a personal story, there are several mistakes in historical accuracy that they wish pointed out: p.4 incorrectly states that Germany conquered Sweden; [p.8 uncertain attribution of quote to Churchill since verified]; p.26 states that the Americans made night time raids over Germany, but in fact, they did the daytime bombing and the British made the raids at night; p.28 states that the war ended in June 1945, but victory in Europe was in May and the final victory over Japan was in August.
Label
The war and us : 1939-1945, by Hilda (Mrs. Alan) Waters
Publication
Note
Includes a key to names mentioned prepared by Ruth Glover with the help of family members (England)
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
4 l., 3, 28 pages
Note
  • See also: The war and us / Hilda Mary Waters; edited by Patrick A. Rose. Published 2015, Lulu Press, Inc.
  • Original copy of the ms. is housed in the Archives.
  • Includes copy of an email from Hilary Bryntesson (a relative) to Martha McDonough (Archives): the family states that while the ms. is a personal story, there are several mistakes in historical accuracy that they wish pointed out: p.4 incorrectly states that Germany conquered Sweden; [p.8 uncertain attribution of quote to Churchill since verified]; p.26 states that the Americans made night time raids over Germany, but in fact, they did the daytime bombing and the British made the raids at night; p.28 states that the war ended in June 1945, but victory in Europe was in May and the final victory over Japan was in August.

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