Across a War-Tossed Sea


Bailey, Anthony. American Lost and Found: An English Boy’s Wartime Adventure in the New World. New York: Random House, 1980.

Henderson, Michael Henderson. See You After the Duration: The Story of British Evacuees to North American in WWII. Baltimore, MD: PublishAmerica, 2004.

Horne, Alistair. , A Bundle from Britain. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.

Inglis, Ruth. The Children’s War: Evacuation 1939-1945. Great Britain: William Collins Sons& Co., 1989.

Jackson, Carlton. Who Will Take Our Children: The British Evacuation Program of WWII. North Carolina: McFarland& Company, 2008.

Mann, Jessica Mann. Out of Harm’s Way: The Wartime Evacuation of Children from Britain. Great Britain: Headline Book Publishing, 2005.

Pelham, Angela. The Young Ambassadors. London: Andrew Dakers Limited, 1944.

German POWs:

Carlson, Lewis H. We Were Each Other’s Prisoners: An Oral History of WWII American and German Prisoners of War. USA: Basic Books, 1997.

Krammer, Arnold. Nazi Prisoners of War in America. Lanham, MD: Scarborough House, 1979.

Film: Nazi POWs in America. The History Channel, A&E Television Networks, 2002.

U-boats, Norfolk-Richmond War effort:

Chewning, Alpheus J. The Approaching Storm: U-boats off the Virginia Coast during WWII. Lively, VA: Brandyland Publishers, 1994.

Gannon, Michael. Operation Drumbeat: the Dramatic True Story of Germany’s First U-boat Attacks along the American Coast in WWII. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1990.

Lutz, Lt. Col. Francis Earle. Richmond in WWII. Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, 1951.

Wheeler, Major W. R. The Road to Victory: A History of Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation in WWII. Newport News, VA: Yale University Press, 1946.

Wartime Reporting:

The Library of America, Reporting World War II: American Journalism 1938-1946. USA: The Library of America, 1995.

Bernstein, Mark and Lubertozzi, Alex. World War II on the Air: Edward R. Murrow and the Broadcasts that Defined a Generation. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2003.

“Elliott leads us through a series of misadventures and straight-up adventures as the boys go hunting, hold a haunted house, contribute to the war effort, and even conduct a few acts of outright heroism."

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