Parallel Journeys

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She was a young German Jew. He was an ardent member of the Hitler Youth. This is the story of their pareallel journey through World War II. Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck were born just a few miles from each other in the German Rhineland. But their lives took radically different courses: Helen's to the Auschwitz extermination camp; Alfons to a high rank in the Hitler Youth.

While Helen was hiding in Amserdam, Alfons was a fanatic believer in Hitler's "master race." While she was crammed in a cattle car bound for the death camp Aushchwitz, he was a tennage commander of frontline troopes, ready to fight and die for the glory of Hitler and the Fatherland. This book tells both of their stories, side-by-side, in an overwhelming account of the nightmare that was WWII. The riveting stories of these two remarkable people must stand as a powerful lesson to us all.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Jun 28, 2011
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781442440999
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Holocaust
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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