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Shadows of Slaughterhouse five : reflections and recollections of the American Ex-POWs of Schlachthof fünf, Dresden, Germany / Ervin E. Szpek, Jr., Frank J. Idzikowski ; edited by Heidi M. Szpek ; foreword by Lloyd Gabriel.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D769.31 106th .S96 2008

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    Variant Title
    Shadows of Slaughterhouse 5
    Shadows of Slaughterhouse V
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Szpek, Ervin E.
    Published
    New York : iUniverse, [2008]
    ©2008
    Locale
    Western Front
    United States
    Germany
    Dresden
    Contents
    Introduction / by Frank J. Idzikowski
    Hometowns
    From "basic" to Belgium
    Bulge. Excursus I. Excerpts from Charles C. Cavender, The memoirs of an old soldier & Colonel Descheneux's letter to the men of the 422nd Infantry Regiment 20 August 1945 ; Excursus II. Extracts from the after action report against enemy, Headquarters 106th Infantry Division, 27 January 1945
    Boxcars
    Stalag IV-B. Excursus III. Chris Christiansen : fervent POW advocate
    Dresden
    Life in the slaughterhouse. Excursus IV. Soldiers of the United States of America! : letter of recruitment into German army to American POWs
    Slaughterhouse guards
    Firebombing of Dresden. Excursus V. Excerpts of letter from Götz Bergander, to the author, Frank J. Idzikowski, 7 Nov. 1996
    In the aftermath of the bombing. Excursus VI. Letters from the South African POW camp at Gorbitz
    Execution of Palaia : plundering. Excursus VII. Documents from Michael D. Palaia's "deceased personnel file"
    Death of Edward Crone : giving up on life. Excursus VIII. Entry from Hobart alumni news, Rochester, NY, August 1945
    To Hellendorf. Excursus IX. Death of Dresden from "Das Reich" February 1945 ; Excursus X. Nine poems by an anonymous POW
    Fleeing Hellendorf for "home"
    Shadows of Slaughterhouse Five. Excursus XI. Other American POWs in Dresden vicinity
    Afterword: Story behind the memoirs / by Ervin E. Szpek, Jr.
    Appendix I. Roster of the men of Slaughterhouse Five
    Appendix II. Travel Shadows of Slaughterhouse five with Google Earth.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Idzikowski, Frank J.
    Szpek, Heidi M.
    Notes
    "Oral histories, previously unpublished memoirs, and letters from home and from the front"--P. [4] of cover.
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 647-648) and webography (page 649).
    Introduction / by Frank J. Idzikowski -- Hometowns -- From "basic" to Belgium -- Bulge. Excursus I. Excerpts from Charles C. Cavender, The memoirs of an old soldier & Colonel Descheneux's letter to the men of the 422nd Infantry Regiment 20 August 1945 ; Excursus II. Extracts from the after action report against enemy, Headquarters 106th Infantry Division, 27 January 1945 -- Boxcars -- Stalag IV-B. Excursus III. Chris Christiansen : fervent POW advocate -- Dresden -- Life in the slaughterhouse. Excursus IV. Soldiers of the United States of America! : letter of recruitment into German army to American POWs -- Slaughterhouse guards -- Firebombing of Dresden. Excursus V. Excerpts of letter from Götz Bergander, to the author, Frank J. Idzikowski, 7 Nov. 1996 -- In the aftermath of the bombing. Excursus VI. Letters from the South African POW camp at Gorbitz -- Execution of Palaia : plundering. Excursus VII. Documents from Michael D. Palaia's "deceased personnel file" -- Death of Edward Crone : giving up on life. Excursus VIII. Entry from Hobart alumni news, Rochester, NY, August 1945 -- To Hellendorf. Excursus IX. Death of Dresden from "Das Reich" February 1945 ; Excursus X. Nine poems by an anonymous POW -- Fleeing Hellendorf for "home" -- Shadows of Slaughterhouse Five. Excursus XI. Other American POWs in Dresden vicinity -- Afterword: Story behind the memoirs / by Ervin E. Szpek, Jr. -- Appendix I. Roster of the men of Slaughterhouse Five -- Appendix II. Travel Shadows of Slaughterhouse five with Google Earth.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781440105678
    1440105677
    Physical Description
    xviii, 649 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm

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