The Cherries of Freedom: A Report
Toby Press, 2004 - 88 Seiten
A German soldier deserts in Italy during the Second World War, and for the first time, experiences real freedom. A classic of post war Germany.
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The Second World War saw him first in the army of occupation in France, then
back in Frankfurt (working in advertising again), and then, called up a second
time, in Italy, where he deserted from the Wehrmacht on 6 June 1944. Together
Incidentally, when I speak of the army, I prefer to say Truppe ('troops') or Militdr ('
the forces') — anything rather than Wehrmacht. The word Wehrmacht — Wehr ('
defence') nor Macht ('might'), is the kind of coinage typically made 58 The ...
Historically it is nonsense, too, if one bears in mind that, from the moment the war
took an unpleasant turn, what called itself a Wehrmacht was consistently busy
with 'realignment operations' or with a 'definition of the front' or at best with ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
As much philosophy and personal review as it is memoir or history, this short "report" by Andersch has some truly great moments. As he moves through his experiences living in the years of the Third ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Best known for his novel Sansibar (an international best seller translated into English as Flight to Afar), German author Andersch (1914-80) was a young man when he was caught in the terrible ... Vollständige Rezension lesen