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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – Article 104 – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – Top Priority: Patients’ Welfare – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – The Kind Oberarzt (continued) – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – The Kind Oberarzt – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

❤ Valentine’s Day, a day of romance, is a perfect day to announce that my book, published by Lulu.com in October 2018, is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Although this book is more about war than romance, … Continue reading

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FULL CIRCLE – My Dad, a Volunteer in WWI

❤ To mark the centenary of the ARMISTICE of 1918 that ended WWI on 11 November, I am thrilled to announce I managed to self-publish my book this year! I nearly gave up twice. The main headache was formatting, but … Continue reading

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Vasilije Vasiljević – Bogdan’s Illustrious Great Grandfather

Vasilije Vasiljević – Bogdan’s Illustrious Great Grandfather This is a chapter from the memoir “My Dad, Volunteer in WWI”. If you wish, you can see the previous chapters starting here.   Bogdan was born in Delnice, a small village in … Continue reading

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The Battle of Kolubara – My Dad, Volunteer in WWI

* Excerpt from “My Dad, Volunteer in WWI”, a memoir in the making. The previous instalment can be seen here. * While Bogdan worked in Niš, the Serbian Army retreated from Gučevo, the mountain ridge, to the right bank of … Continue reading

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Growing Up IN The 1940s – Life on the Farm – World War II

This year we are celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two. It was such a long time ago. I’m trying to remember what it was like for me in those turbulent years of War, and what … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s

  This year we are celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two. It was such a long time ago. I’m trying to remember what it was like for me in those turbulent years of War, and … Continue reading

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