By Joyce Hibbert
The younger woman from the Ottawa Valley who served as a nurse in North Africa with just a helmet of unpolluted water an afternoon, the teenage soldier from Fredericton who stole pig swill to outlive in a Hong Kong prisoner of battle camp, the English girl who survived the sinking of the Athenia to turn into a war-bride, and an Alberta airman who crashed off the icy coast of Greenland, those are yet in basic terms 4 of the thirty compelling own bills of battle stories.
Many deepest images from their very own albums illustrate those tales, which mirror the realm broad element of the conflict from the Indian Ocean to the North Atlantic, from Poland to the center East, and the numerous actions and tasks of those younger women and men. Their hardships, their adventures, frustrations, fears, joys and romances are chronicled in a poignant and sometimes funny manner.
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