The Resource The mermaid and the Messerschmitt : war through a woman's eyes, 1939-1940, by Rulka Langer

The mermaid and the Messerschmitt : war through a woman's eyes, 1939-1940, by Rulka Langer

Label
The mermaid and the Messerschmitt : war through a woman's eyes, 1939-1940
Title
The mermaid and the Messerschmitt
Title remainder
war through a woman's eyes, 1939-1940
Statement of responsibility
by Rulka Langer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Most wartime accounts are written by soldiers and statesmen. [This] is a rare eyewitness account of the early chaotic days of World War II--the Nazi invasion of Poland, the Siege of Warsaw and the first few months of the Nazi occupation--written by a young working mother. -- jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Langer, Rulka
Dewey number
  • 940.53/43841092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
D811.5
LC item number
.L27 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langer, Rulka
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Poland
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women
  • Warsaw (Poland)
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
  • Polen
Label
The mermaid and the Messerschmitt : war through a woman's eyes, 1939-1940, by Rulka Langer
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First edition published 1942"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
August 1939: the last peacetime summer -- My race with Hitler -- August 27: back to Warsaw -- August 29: Warsaw prepares -- August 31: on the edge -- September 1: WAR! -- September 2: our first refugees -- September 5: the back evacuates -- September 6: mortal fear -- at Aunt Flika's -- Me, a German spy? -- Vadik -- September 15: home again -- The siege -- Waiting for horse meat -- Playing, eating, sleeping -- Grim but determined, Warsaw carries on -- The Malachowskis -- We take in the Grudas -- September 23: my birthday -- September 24: the Church of the Saviour burns -- September 25: Black Monday -- September 26: Warsaw surrenders -- Bitter days -- The Nazi occupation begins -- In need of candles -- Major von Kraven -- Priests and teachers arrested -- In terror's grip -- Christmas 1939 -- New regulations, a new business and -- -- -- The decision to leave Warsaw -- Free!
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 467 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035903051
Label
The mermaid and the Messerschmitt : war through a woman's eyes, 1939-1940, by Rulka Langer
Link
Publication
Note
"First edition published 1942"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
August 1939: the last peacetime summer -- My race with Hitler -- August 27: back to Warsaw -- August 29: Warsaw prepares -- August 31: on the edge -- September 1: WAR! -- September 2: our first refugees -- September 5: the back evacuates -- September 6: mortal fear -- at Aunt Flika's -- Me, a German spy? -- Vadik -- September 15: home again -- The siege -- Waiting for horse meat -- Playing, eating, sleeping -- Grim but determined, Warsaw carries on -- The Malachowskis -- We take in the Grudas -- September 23: my birthday -- September 24: the Church of the Saviour burns -- September 25: Black Monday -- September 26: Warsaw surrenders -- Bitter days -- The Nazi occupation begins -- In need of candles -- Major von Kraven -- Priests and teachers arrested -- In terror's grip -- Christmas 1939 -- New regulations, a new business and -- -- -- The decision to leave Warsaw -- Free!
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 467 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035903051

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