(2007)

Carroll & Graf, 2007 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
?
Price
17.99 USD
Pages
516
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Carroll & Graf Publishers
Brand
Caroll & Graf
ISBN
978-0-7867-1973-0; 0-7867-1973-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780786719730 90000
Editing
David Kendall
Color
Color
Dimensions
15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover
Binding
Squarebound

Issue Notes

This book was first printed in the UK by Robinson, and the cover blurb states it contains 30 stories instead of the 25 here, and has an isbn of 1845295862.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Genre
war
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  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Cover is similar to the cover of Frontline Combat (EC, 1951 series) #2.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

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Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

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David Kendall ?
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Acknowledgements (Table of Contents: 3)

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?
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Synopsis
Copyright information for this volume

I Saw It! (Table of Contents: 4)

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David Kendall ?
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I Saw It! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 48 pages (report information)

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Keiji Nakazawa; Project Gen (translation)
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Keiji Nakazawa
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Keiji Nakazawa
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?

Genre
biography; war
Synopsis
Nakazawa tells of his family's experiences in the wake of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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Keywords
air raid; atomic bomb; autobiography; B-29 bomber; Battleship Yamato; Hiroshima; Japan; radiation poisoning; World War II

The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman (Table of Contents: 6)

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David Kendall ?
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The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 46 pages (report information)

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Raymond Briggs
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Raymond Briggs
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Raymond Briggs
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typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
The Falklands War, cast as a children's fairy tale.
Reprints
  • from The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman (Little Brown, 1985 series) #nn.
Keywords
Falkland Islands; Falklands War

Charley's War (Table of Contents: 8)

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David Kendall ?
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[none] (Table of Contents: 9)

Charley's War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Pat Mills
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Joe Colquhoun
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Joe Colquhoun
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Genre
war
Characters
Charley Bourne; Ginger; Old Bill
Synopsis
Charley joins the Royal Army.
Keywords
France; trench warfare; World War I

Snow (Table of Contents: 10)

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David Kendall ?
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Snow (Table of Contents: 11)

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Askold Akishin
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Askold Akishin
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Askold Akishin
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Genre
war
Synopsis
An encounter between Russian and Finnish soldiers in 1939.
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  • from ?
Keywords
Russian-Finnish War

Desert (Table of Contents: 12)

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David Kendall ?
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Desert (Table of Contents: 13)

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Carol Swain
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Carol Swain
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Carol Swain
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Carol Swain ?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Soldiers in a desert find an area of sand fused to glass by an atomic blast.
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Keywords
Gulf War

Lone Hawk (Table of Contents: 14)

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David Kendall ?
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Lone Hawk (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie Goodwin
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Alex Toth
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Alex Toth
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Synopsis
A vignette from the life of RAF pilot and ace Billy Bishop.
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Keywords
ace; Albatros; biplane; dogfight; Nieuport; World War II

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from the index for the original Blazing Combat publication.

The Landings in Sicily (Table of Contents: 16)

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David Kendall ?
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The Landings in Sicily (Table of Contents: 17)

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Genre
crime; war
Synopsis
Tommy Panocchio is Lucky Luciano's man in Sicily during the WWII invasion of the island.
Reprints
  • from Combat Picture Library (Micron ?, 1960 series ?) #?
Keywords
Algeria; Italy; Mafia; Palermo; Sicilian invasion; Sicily; Sing-Sing Prison; World War II

Landscape (Table of Contents: 18)

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David Kendall ?
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Landscape (Table of Contents: 19)

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Archie Goodwin
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Joe Orlando
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Joe Orlando
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Ben Oda

Genre
war
Synopsis
An American attack on a Vietnamese village from the point of view of an elderly villager.
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Keywords
rice paddy; Viet Cong; Vietnam War

5.56 Blues (Table of Contents: 20)

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David Kendall ?
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The 5.56 Blues (Table of Contents: 21)

Vietnam Journal / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Lomax
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Don Lomax
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Don Lomax
Letters
Clem Robins

Genre
war
Characters
Scott "Journal" Neithammer; Corporal Styles; Westley; Sergeant Teed
Synopsis
Journal listens to a corporal compare the M-14 to the M-16.
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Keywords
listening post; M-14; M-16; NVA; Viet Cong; Vietnam War

Indexer Notes

This story takes place on March 15th, 1967.

Souvenirs (Table of Contents: 22)

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David Kendall ?
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Souvenirs! (Table of Contents: 23)

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Archie Goodwin
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John Severin (signed)
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John Severin (signed)
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
war
Synopsis
A US Marine in the Pacific during WWII loses his life because of his obsession with collecting dental fillings from dead Japanese.
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Keywords
Marines; Pacific; World War II

A Bullet for Me (Table of Contents: 24)

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David Kendall ?
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A Bullet for Me (Table of Contents: 25)

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Darko Macan
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Edvin Biuković
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Edvin Biuković
Letters
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Genre
war
Synopsis
An American soldier in the WWII invasion of Sicily carries a bullet that literally has his name on it.
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Keywords
Italy; Palermo; Sicily; World War II

Combat Zone (Table of Contents: 26)

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David Kendall ?
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Combat Zone (Table of Contents: 27)

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Darko Macan
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Edvin Biuković
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Edvin Biuković
Letters
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Genre
war
Synopsis
An American soldier in Vietnam turns down a chance to go home.
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Keywords
ambush; Viet Cong; Vietnam War

The Legion of Charlies (Table of Contents: 28)

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David Kendall ?
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The Legion of Charlies (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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Tom Veitch
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Greg Irons
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Greg Irons
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Greg Irons

Genre
war
Characters
Charles Manson; Lt. Rusty Kali; Ronette; Brother Fred; Spiro Agnew; Senator Quagmire; The Pope; Mao Tse-tung; Richard Nixon
Synopsis
Parallels are drawn between the Mi Lai Massacre and the Tate-LaBianca killings of Charles Manson.
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Keywords
electric chair; hippie; LSD; mass killing; Mi Lai; politics; San Francisco; Vietnam War; Washington DC; Washington Monument

You Only Lose Once (Table of Contents: 30)

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David Kendall ?
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You Only Lose Once (Table of Contents: 31)

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Paul S. Newman ?
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Sam Glanzman (signed)
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Sam Glanzman (signed)
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?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
How the plane "Winner Take All" took out its primary target in its 25th mission in WWII.
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Keywords
Anti-Aircraft gun; flak; Heinkel; Messerschmidt; World War II

Indexer Notes

Newman is credited with scripts in The Comic Reader #32, December 1964. Info per Nick Caputo, January 2014.

Breakout! (Table of Contents: 32)

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David Kendall ?
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Breakout at St. Lo (Table of Contents: 33)

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Sam Glanzman (signed)
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Sam Glanzman (signed)
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?
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?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Story of the WWII Battle of St. Lo.
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Keywords
artillery; France; hedgerow; Lancaster bomber; Sherman tank; sniper; Tiger Tank; World War II

Pearl Harbor (Table of Contents: 34)

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David Kendall ?
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Pearl Harbor (Table of Contents: 35)

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?
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Sam Glanzman (signed)
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Sam Glanzman (signed)
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?
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?

Genre
war
Characters
President Roosevelt; General Marshall; Admiral Stark; General Tojo
Synopsis
Story of the Japanese attack on the American fleet at Pearl Harbor in WWII.
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Keywords
aircraft carrier; Hawaii; Pacific; Pearl Harbor; submarine; U.S.S. Arizona; U.S.S. Nevada; U.S.S. Oklahoma; U.S.S. Tennessee; U.S.S. West Virginia; Washington DC; World War II; Zero

Your Luck Just Ran Out... (Table of Contents: 36)

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David Kendall ?
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Your Luck Just Ran Out... (Table of Contents: 37)

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Alexey Malakhov
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Alexey Malakhov
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Alexey Malkhov
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Genre
war
Synopsis
A German POW escapes from his Soviet captors in WWII.
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  • from ?
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POW; Prisoner of War; Russia; World War II

Last Day in Vietnam (Table of Contents: 38)

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David Kendall ?
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Last Day in Vietnam (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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Will Eisner
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Will Eisner (signed)
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Will Eisner (signed)
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Will Eisner

Genre
war
Synopsis
A soldier on his last day in Vietnam escorts a journalist.
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Keywords
helicopter; reporter; Vietnam War

The Casualty (Table of Contents: 40)

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David Kendall ?
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The Casualty (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Will Eisner
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Will Eisner
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Will Eisner

Genre
war
Synopsis
A wounded solider in Vietnam recalls how a "one-night-stand" put a bomb under his bed.
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Keywords
grenade; Vietnam War

Indexer Notes

Story is told in mime, without dialog or captions.

The Road to Glory (Table of Contents: 42)

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David Kendall ?
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The Road to Glory (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 64 pages (report information)

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Genre
war
Synopsis
A British soldier in WWII races for Dunkirk and the evacuation.
Reprints
  • from Sabre Library: War Stories in Pictures (Librus, ? series) #?
Keywords
Ardennes; Belgium; Dieppe; Dunkirk; dynamite; France; motercycle; Panzer; World War II

Sand (Table of Contents: 44)

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David Kendall ?
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Sand (Table of Contents: 45)

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Mark Chadbourn
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David Massengill
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David Massengill
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Genre
war
Synopsis
A veteran relives his war experiences through alcohol.
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Indexer Notes

Fallujah

Long Distance Runner (Table of Contents: 46)

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David Kendall ?
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Long Distance Runner (Table of Contents: 47)

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Danijel Zezelji
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Danijel Zezelji
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Danijel Zezelji
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Genre
war
Synopsis
The difficulties of living in Croatia during war-time.
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Croatia

Bowl of Rice (Table of Contents: 48)

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David Kendall ?
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Bowl of Rice (Table of Contents: 49)

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Ed Hillyer [as Ilya]
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Ed Hillyer [as Ilya]
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Ed Hillyer [as Ilya]
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?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Atrocities against the Shan people in Myanmar.
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Indexer Notes

Myamar; Burma

Slaughterhouse Safari (Table of Contents: 50)

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David Kendall ?
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Slaughterhouse Safari (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Fabian Goranson
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Fabian Goranson
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Fabian Goranson
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Genre
war
Synopsis
A group of European students get involved in revolutionary activity in Colombia.
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Keywords
coca; Columbia; communism; jungle

School Essays of Berlin Kids About the Year 1945 (Table of Contents: 52)

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David Kendall ?
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School Essays of Berlin Kids About the Year 1945 (Table of Contents: 53)

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Ulli Lust; Kai Pfeiffer (translation)
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Ulli Lust
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Ulli Lust
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Genre
war
Synopsis
Authentic essays by Berlin school children in 1945, assembled into a narrative.
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Keywords
air raid; bombing; Germany; Russian troops; World War II

Casting Stones (Table of Contents: 54)

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David Kendall ?
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Casting Stones (Table of Contents: 55)

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Eric Drooker
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Eric Drooker
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Eric Drooker
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Eric Drooker

Genre
historical
Characters
David; Goliath
Synopsis
An ironic re-telling of the story of David and Goliath.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. Acknowledgements
  5. 4. I Saw It!
  6. 5. I Saw It!
  7. 6. The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman
  8. 7. The Tin-Pot Foreign General and the Old Iron Woman
  9. 8. Charley's War
  10. 9. [none]
    Charley's War
  11. 10. Snow
  12. 11. Snow
  13. 12. Desert
  14. 13. Desert
  15. 14. Lone Hawk
  16. 15. Lone Hawk
  17. 16. The Landings in Sicily
  18. 17. The Landings in Sicily
  19. 18. Landscape
  20. 19. Landscape
  21. 20. 5.56 Blues
  22. 21. The 5.56 Blues
    Vietnam Journal
  23. 22. Souvenirs
  24. 23. Souvenirs!
  25. 24. A Bullet for Me
  26. 25. A Bullet for Me
  27. 26. Combat Zone
  28. 27. Combat Zone
  29. 28. The Legion of Charlies
  30. 29. The Legion of Charlies
  31. 30. You Only Lose Once
  32. 31. You Only Lose Once
  33. 32. Breakout!
  34. 33. Breakout at St. Lo
  35. 34. Pearl Harbor
  36. 35. Pearl Harbor
  37. 36. Your Luck Just Ran Out...
  38. 37. Your Luck Just Ran Out...
  39. 38. Last Day in Vietnam
  40. 39. Last Day in Vietnam
  41. 40. The Casualty
  42. 41. The Casualty
  43. 42. The Road to Glory
  44. 43. The Road to Glory
  45. 44. Sand
  46. 45. Sand
  47. 46. Long Distance Runner
  48. 47. Long Distance Runner
  49. 48. Bowl of Rice
  50. 49. Bowl of Rice
  51. 50. Slaughterhouse Safari
  52. 51. Slaughterhouse Safari
  53. 52. School Essays of Berlin Kids About the Year 1945
  54. 53. School Essays of Berlin Kids About the Year 1945
  55. 54. Casting Stones
  56. 55. Casting Stones
  57. 56. [none]
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