Two Memoirs about World War II
It's September 3 1939, and England and France have just declared war on Germany., Aboard the Athenia, Cathleen is a victim of a Nazi submarine torpedo. How will she survive?
Some of six-year-old Charles's treasures are bullets, grenades and artillery shells. What was it like growing up in German-occupied France during World War II?
Read these memoirs to find out, and then learn more about the memoir genre through literary analysis, reading comprehension, writing skills, and theme connections sections in this workshop text.
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