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Author Becker, Sally.

Title Sunflowers and snipers : saving children in the Balkan war / Sally Becker.

Imprint Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  949.7024 BEC    Check Shelf
Description 256 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary In May 1993, Sally Becker went to Bosnia to help victims of war, delivering medical aid and evacuating wounded children from the besieged city of Mostar. She was dubbed the 'Angel of Mostar', and was hailed for her efforts to treat the casualties on both sides. In 'Sunflowers and Snipers', she tells her story.
Subject Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Children -- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Kosovo War, 1998-1999 -- Children -- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Children and war -- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Humanitarian assistance -- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) -- History -- Siege, 1992-1996 -- Personal narratives.
Kosovo War, 1998-1999 -- Personal narratives.
Becker, Sally.
Child Welfare.
History, 20th Century.
Rescue Work -- history.
War Crimes -- history.
Kosovo War (Serbia : 1998-1999) (OCoLC)fst01715454
Yugoslav War (1991-1995) (OCoLC)fst01183774
Children. (OCoLC)fst00854835
Children and war. (OCoLC)fst00855242
Humanitarian assistance. (OCoLC)fst00963553
Bosnia and Herzegovina. (OCoLC)fst01212749
Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Sarajevo. (OCoLC)fst01309991
Kosovo (Republic) (OCoLC)fst01695919
Serbia. (OCoLC)fst01692602
Bosnienkrieg (DE-601)155494406
Kosovo-Krieg (DE-601)270773835
Kind (DE-601)104360100
Verwundung (DE-601)21680437X
Ă„rztin (DE-601)104544228
Chronological Term 1991 - 1999
Genre/Form Personal Narratives.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Personal narratives. (OCoLC)fst01423843
ISBN 9780752483092
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