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❰EPUB❯ ✼ The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II Author Join or create book clubs – Alternate-universe.co A long awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russiafrom the winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OFTHEA long awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russiafrom the winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OFTHE YEAR BY The Washington Post The Guardian NPR The Economist Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Kirkus ReviewsForthan three decades Svetlana Alexievich has been the memory and conscience of the twentieth century When the Swedish Academy awarded her the Nobel Prize it cited her invention of a new kind of literary genre describing her work as a history of emotionsa history of the soul In The Unwomanly Face of War Alexievich chronicles the experiences of the Soviet women who fought on the front lines on the home front and in the occupied territories These women than a million in totalwere nurses and doctors pilots tank drivers machine gunners and snipers They battled alongside men and yet after the victory their efforts and sacrifices were forgotten Alexievich traveled thousands of miles and visitedthan a hundred towns to record these womens stories Together this symphony of voices reveals a different aspect of the warthe everyday details of life in combat left out of the official histories Translated by the renowned Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky The Unwomanly Face of War is a powerful and poignant account of the central conflict of the twentieth century a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human side of war THE WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE for her polyphonic writings a monument to suffering and courage in our timeA landmarkTimothy Snyder author of On Tyranny Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century An astonishing book harrowing and life affirmingIt deserves the widest possible readershipPaula Hawkins author of The Girl on the Train Alexievich has gained probably the worlds deepest most elouent understanding of the post Soviet condition She has consistently chronicled that which has been intentionally forgottenMasha GessenNational Book Awardwinning author of The Future Is History.

A long awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russiafrom the winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OFTHE YEAR BY The Washington Post The Guardian NPR The Economist Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Kirkus ReviewsForthan three decades Svetlana Alexievich has been the memory and conscience of the twentieth century When the Swedish Academy awarded her the Nobel Prize it cited her invention of a new kind of literary genre describing her work as a history of emotionsa history of the soul In The Unwomanly Face of War Alexievich chronicles the experiences of the Soviet women who fought on the front lines on the home front and in the occupied territories These women than a million in totalwere nurses and doctors pilots tank drivers machine gunners and snipers They battled alongside men and yet after the victory their efforts and sacrifices were forgotten Alexievich traveled thousands of miles and visitedthan a hundred towns to record these womens stories Together this symphony of voices reveals a different aspect of the warthe everyday details of life in combat left out of the official histories Translated by the renowned Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky The Unwomanly Face of War is a powerful and poignant account of the central conflict of the twentieth century a kaleidoscopic portrait of the human side of war THE WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE for her polyphonic writings a monument to suffering and courage in our timeA landmarkTimothy Snyder author of On Tyranny Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century An astonishing book harrowing and life affirmingIt deserves the widest possible readershipPaula Hawkins author of The Girl on the Train Alexievich has gained probably the worlds deepest most elouent understanding of the post Soviet condition She has consistently chronicled that which has been intentionally forgottenMasha GessenNational Book Awardwinning author of The Future Is History.

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  1. Tracy L. Tracy L. says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubI cried so many times reading this book that I forced myself to stop and not pick it up again the next day multiple times I am not one to write reviews but for those of us who were lucky enough to have never seen war know conceptually that it's a terrible thing and somehow idealize the heroism of it this book will set you straightI didn't know anything about this book until it was recommended in The Economist I was curious because I read a lot of books on history and wars and was baited by the idea of stories from women on the front lines not at


  2. Roger M. Cooke Roger M. Cooke says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubThere aren't enough stars for this book the best war chronicle ever writtenTheirs was the first generation lifted from serfdom they became doctors nurses pilots snipers drivers tank commanders partisans and regular infantry They were wounded tortured raped and killed After indescribable horrors they returned to their villages and were often rejected as trench whores The book is not nihilistic but very sobering A species that produces such people has a fighting chance It is essential for anyone wishing to understand Russia Communism or German fascismOne fragment As soon as I begin telling this story I get


  3. Paratrim1 Paratrim1 says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubA truly great book To say it is moving is a huge understatement These women suffered as teenagers what most people can not even imagine The war was a holocaust beyond imagination They saw things happen that are burned into their memories Each woman's statement complements and expounds on the others It is not an easy read But it gives you a uniue perspective on war and why it must be prevented in all cases These horrors do not justify the world that resulted as a result So many lives were shattered and the political ramifications were not a solution either Their stories should be record


  4. Andrew S.E. Erickson Andrew S.E. Erickson says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubI thought this was an outstanding albeit impressionistic contribution to Western understanding of the Soviet war effort in the Second World War I'd consider this a must read for anybody who wants to get a sense of the insanity of the Second World War and its human cost It's all here the patriotism and unbelievable courage of the average subject of the Soviet Union; the insane stupidity of Stalin and his regime's destruction of the Soviet army immediately before the war began; the brutality of the war itself and the errors of Soviet leadership that worsened it sending unarmed Russians into battle against German Panzer divisions Russian troops without boots in winter starvation rations etc; the needless brutality of Nazi soldiers the futility and stupidity of war in gene


  5. Ninevah Ninevah says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubThis is a truly difficult but gripping read Each anecdote is a testament of the particular hardships experienced by women in an army which did not even have a basic grasp of their material needs It touches upon so many aspects of military engagement in a country where no position in war was barred to women Stalin's grip on Russia is evident as those interviewed silenced for so long give eye witness accounts of the atrocitie


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    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubThis is a real eye opener The hardships and plain everyday unpleasantnesses that the women of the Soviet forces endured are told with great immediacy and impact This book is a compilation of many years of work by a Russian female journalist who travell


  7. pj pj says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubI would never have known about this book but for excerpts on a recently broadcast 'Book at Bedtime' on BBC Radio Four I knew I had to read the wholeI can only read it in stages as some of the reminiscences are so moving they reuire a time of personal reflection to take in what these women have gone throughThese memories are not the broad brushstrokes of major battles although Kursk Stalingrad and Leningrad are the background to many of them but personal 'micro situations' that have lingered in the memory of these very brave ladiesI find it especially upsetting that many of them were shunned after the war was over as being 'damaged goods' and their experiences whitewashed and censored until they found a champion in Svetlana Alexievich It is telling that when the author sought out people willing to share their memories some 40 years after the event she was inundated with replies Some of the subjects travelling great distances to see herAs an a


  8. J. Sweetman J. Sweetman says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubThis book is about things that should never be written about but they happened and have to be recorded The perspective of the women in the middle of war surrounded by men and most of the time trying to put smashed bodies back together without sleep or euipment is desperately moving and sad as is the reflection of an awful front in an awful war Atrocities are just part of daily life and if you sleep badly don’t read this book because things stick with you the small details together constructing unimaginable


  9. Pablo Pablo says:

    PDF Join or create book clubs ò The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in ò unwomanly pdf, face kindle, war: mobile, oral kindle, history kindle, women ebok, world download, The Unwomanly epub, Face of kindle, Face of War: An mobile, Unwomanly Face of mobile, Unwomanly Face of War: An download, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II EpubA magnificently insightful book that explores the deeply gendered nature of historical and by implication current received accounts of the significance and meaning of events that shaped and continue to shape the world Over and above its intellectual acuity it meticulously recounts in their own unvarnished words the voices and memories of countless Russian women whose experience during World War II had hitherto been suppressed in ways that are as moving as they are disturbing and horrifying In no sense is this an easy read but the reality it uncovers should be essential reading for all of those who wish better t


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