The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two - Growing Up: Here and There, D-Day and All That, and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Summary & Analysis

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Growing Up: Here and There, D-Day and All That, and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Summary and Analysis

In "Growing Up," John Baker recalls growing up in war and finding it adventuresome as they climbed in and out of shelters. He also recalls the various sirens used, being issued gas masks, and being shot at by planes overhead. Yasuko Kurachi Dower grew up in Japan, and recalls the strictness of the government . During the war, they were poor and hungry, and were relieved when it was over, but there was food, clothing, and housing shortages after the war. Yasuko admits she hates authority because of the war. Werner Burckhardt speaks of German teachers who risked everything to teach against the Nazi regime. He recalls Crystal Night, or the night the Jews were attacked...

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