Columbia Publishing Company, 1942. Item #3711
BRADY, Alice. CHILDREN UNDER FIRE. Los Angeles, California: Columbia Publishing Company, 1942. 8vo., red cloth in dust jacket; 192 pages. First Edition. A rare war-time publication: the only copies I have located are placed in public or institutional libraries. The personal narrative diary of Brady, the Chief Escort and Liaison between England and America during World War II, whose job was to evacuate children out of England to American under the United States Committee For The Care Of European Children From Coast To Coast. "Children Under Fire is documental evidence of the spoils of War. Another such recording should not be necessary while civilization exists"- Eve Parshalle. Signed by Brady on a front half-title page. Rare! Very Good (covers nice & bright; contents clean & tight, with a printed portrait of Brady tipped to the front pastedown, with "Aug. 30th '42" written in pencil beneath; worn (edges chipped and interior repairs with clear tape to tears; $2.50 price is present on the front flap) d/j. $250.00.