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World War II Radio Heroes Letters of Compassion by Lisa, L Spahr

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Published by Intrigue Publishing .
Written in English


  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • History : Military - United States,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11810609M
ISBN 100976218178
ISBN 109780976218173

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“World War II: Hidden Heroes of the War” was a program of the Virginia Festival of the Book which was held in the Charlottesville City Council Chambers. close Report Video Issue Go to Live Event. Ten sketches of World War I Heroes, just like the title says. Written for middle schoolers, this book in the "Ten True Tales" series by Scholastic provides a fairly good introduction to the topic of World War I while providing exciting biographical action/adventure stories that intrigue this age group/5. Superhero - Superhero - World War II: Superheroes, like their readers, widely joined the war effort. Superman, a symbol of American patriotism in his blue-and-red uniform, fought tyrants and dictators and even apprehended both Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin in a special comic prepared in for Look magazine. Captain Marvel and other superheroes also clobbered Nazi and Japanese soldiers on. This book is a dedication to them, the radio heroes of WWII. -Lisa Spahr, Author. WWII Radio Heroes: Letters of Compassion Contact information: () or [email protected] WWII Radio Heroes Author was interviewed by the Skyview Radio Society.

Nancy Wake, an Australian married to a Frenchman, helped Allied prisoners and Jewish refugees escape and fought with the Resistance—“one of the most highly decorated women from World War II.” Several thousand British agents, mostly women, cracked the German radio code. Their success, it is said, significantly shortened the war.   WWII Radio Heroes: Letters of Compassion is a new book by Lisa L. Spahr. The book was released in Pittsburgh PA in December Watch this .   There was considerable interest in her new book, World War II Radio Heros, at the event, and after speaking with Ms. Spahr for only a few minutes, I knew I wanted to read it, too. World War II Radio Heroes: Letters of Compassion is the story of Ms. Spahr’s grandfather, Robert Spahr, who was captured by German forces and held as a prisoner of war. Through short-wave radio, World War II POWs were allowed to state their names and hometowns and sometimes relay a short message to their families. Scores of Americans, listening to the German propaganda from so far away, sent the author's great-grandmother news of her captured son. More than 60 years had passed before she found them.