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Women Heroes of World War II free pdf An Amelia Bloomer List Recommended Title A VOYA Nonfiction Honor List Selection Noor Inayat Khan was the first female radio operator sent into occupied France and transferred crucial messages. Johtje Vos, a Dutch housewife, hid Jews in her home and repeatedly outsmarted the Gestapo. Law student Hannie Schaft became involved in the most dangerous resistance work--sabotage, weapons transference, and assassinations. In these pages, young readers will meet these and many other similarly courageous women and girls who risked their lives to help defeat the Nazis. Twenty-six engaging and suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, and the United States, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history. An overview of World War II and summaries of each country's entrance and involvement in the war provide a framework for better understanding each woman's unique circumstances, and resources for further learning follow each profile. Women Heroes of World War II is an invaluable addition to any student's or history buff's bookshelf.

About Kathryn J. Atwood

Kathryn J. Atwood is an educator and writer who has contributed to PopMatters.com- "War, Literature, and the Arts"- "Midwest Book Review"- and "Women s Independent Press.""

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Author : Kathryn J. Atwood
Publisher : Chicago Review Press
Data Published : 01 August 2013
ISBN : 1613745230
EAN : 9781613745236
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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