FREE SHIPPING BOTH WAYS
ON EVERY ORDER!
LIST PRICE:
$29.95

OUR PRICE:
$20.76

You may extend rentals at any time.


Sunflowers and Snipers : Saving the Children of the Balkans

by: Unknown
ISBN: 9780752483092 | 0752483099
Format: Trade Book
Publisher: The History Press
Pub. Date: 4/1/2013

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
Credited with saving 300 lives through evacuation and many more through medical aid during her time in the Balkans, Sally Becker's story is both uplifting and a warning of the true nature and price of war 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 save the children from all sides. When Milosevic ordered his troops into Kosovo her missions continued, this time on foot across the mountains, to bring sick and injured children and their mothers to safety. While doing so she was captured by Serb paramilitaries and sent to prison, but neither this nor being shot by masked gunmen could make her abandon her task. This book reveals not only the suffering of the ordinary people and the bravery of those who helped them, but also the systematic inertia and ineptitude of government institutions and the often languid reactions of the United Nations. When the UN insisted they could have done it without Becker, her response was "Well why the bloody hell didn't they?"


Please wait while this item is added to your cart...