The Orphans of Normandy

The Orphans of Normandy

A True Story of World War II Told Through Drawings by Children

Book - 2003
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Relates how 100 young schoolgirls, many of them orphans, and their teachers managed to escape the chaos of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, l944, by taking shelter in an iron mine for thirty-eight days and, after being forced out by the Germans, walking for twenty-nine days to reach safety behind Allied lines.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2003], ©2003
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780689841439
Branch Call Number: 940.53 Am
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 x 29 cm


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