The Resource In love and war : Kiwi soldiers' romantic encounters in wartime Italy, Susan Jacobs

In love and war : Kiwi soldiers' romantic encounters in wartime Italy, Susan Jacobs

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In love and war : Kiwi soldiers' romantic encounters in wartime Italy
Title
In love and war
Title remainder
Kiwi soldiers' romantic encounters in wartime Italy
Statement of responsibility
Susan Jacobs
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When New Zealand forces arrived in Italy following the 1943 Armistice with the Allied forces, it was inevitable they would mingle with the local population. The Italians opened their homes and hearts to the New Zealand soldiers who delighted in finding young Italian signorinas everywhere. 'In Love and war' tells of the liaisons and love affairs of New Zealand soldiers and their Italian sweethearts during World War Two. For some the result was marriage, leading to a new and often strained life for the Italian war brides on the other side of the world. For others, their wartime romance ended in heartbreaking separation when the Kiwi soldiers were posted elsewhere or returned home. Unknowingly, some left behind children who would grow up without ever meeting their natural fathers. While the New Zealand commanding officers did their very best to curtail fraternisation between Kiwi soldiers and the civilian population, for servicemen starved of female company relationships were easy to fall into. These touching stories of their romantic wartime encounters reveal the human side of war"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
940.548193
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
In love and war : Kiwi soldiers' romantic encounters in wartime Italy, Susan Jacobs
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In love and war : Kiwi soldiers' romantic encounters in wartime Italy, Susan Jacobs
Publication
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14151148
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23 cm.
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Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780143567554
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO586536
  • (NLNZils)1545069
  • (Nz)14151148
  • (OCoLC)781626872

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