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Title:
Enemies in love : a German POW, a black nurse, and an unlikely romance
Author:
Clark, Alexis, author.
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Publication Information:
New York, NY : The New Press, [2018]
Physical Description:
xvi, 251 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
"This is the nonfiction love story of Elinor Powell, an African American army nurse, and Frederick Albert, a German prisoner of war. The two met when black army nurses were put in regular contact with German POWs who were detained in the United States during World War II, an unlikely and little-discussed circumstance during one of the most documented periods in history"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Elinor -- Frederick -- Fighting Hitler and Jim Crow -- German POWs in the United States -- Prisoners and nurses -- A forbidden romance -- End of war -- An uncertain future -- Searching for acceptance -- Finally home.
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ISBN:
9781620971864
Format :
Book

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