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Internment camps of South West France 1939-1944

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See you soon Caroline!

A young English girl, exploring her family history as part of a homework assignment, stumbles across an episode in the life of her family which takes her to the remains of concentration camps in the south of France. She learns about the evil and suffering, but also about the courage and heroism which saved her grandfather's life. This is a book for teenagers and young adults. Although a work of fiction, it is based on the true story of an Irish woman, Mary Elmes, working for the American Quakers in France throughout the second world war.

This book is now available in paperback. ISBN 9780993022227 You can use the Forum page to order!

See you soon Caroline!

A novel for teenagers and young adults.

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Follow Caroline’s adventure to find the truth behind her grandfather’s rescue. Click in this box to see pictures of the places she visited, and then visit them yourself!