Critical Perspectives on World War II
World War II saw the world fight to keep out from under the Nazi boot heel of Germany. Pieces in this volume come from acclaimed writers such as George Orwell, Ernie Pyle, and Nora Waln. Speeches and the diaries of the Warsaw Ghetto archivist Emanuel Ringelblum are also included. These primary sources look through a window to the past, allowing the reader to press right up against the glass and watch as a milestone of history, not just for the country, but the world, plays out on the page.