Germany portrait of a fascinating country

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germany portrait of a fascinating country

My Fathers Country: Story of a German Family by Wibke Bruhns

On August 15, 1944, Major Hans Georg Klamroth was tried for treason for his part in the July plot against Hitler. Eleven days later, he was executed.

Wibke Bruhns, his youngest daughter, was six years old. Decades later, watching a documentary about the events of July 20, she saw images of her father in court suddenly appeared on-screen. “I stare at this man with the empty face. I don’t know him. But I can see myself in him—his eyes are my eyes; I know I resemble him. I know I wouldn’t be here without him. And what do I know about him? Nothing at all.”

How could her patriotic family succumb to Nazi sympathies? And what made her father finally renounce Hitler? With a wealth of letters and diaries documenting the story of her family, from the time of Kaiser Wilhelm to the end of the Second World War, and with her own coruscating intelligence, she unravels her familys unique and unforgettable history.

My Father’s Country tells an astounding story—gripping, startlingly intimate, emotionally riveting—of three generations. A huge best seller in the author’s native country, it offers unparalleled insight into the experience of being German in the last century. A real-life Buddenbrooks.
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Here is Germany (Part 6)

ISBN 13: 9783955044121

Germany is a beautiful country. Yet only once you embark on a journey through it with this book do you realize just how overwhelmingly beautiful and unbelievably diverse it truly is. As such, this book is indeed the perfect declaration of love for a wonderful country. The great poet and illustrator Wilhelm Busch was right when he poked fun at all those who had a yearning for far-away lands. Here is the perfect proof that you need not venture far to find a world of wonders, for.

Germany: Portrait of a Fascinating Country

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