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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We all knew that that was how it was. He did not say I should hide. For years we
had talked about being illegal; now, that status had come upon us like a bolt from
the blue. We did not have any weapons. In Munich, the Youth Association had ...
All we knew was that we had to be put out at Carrara, north of the Arno, because
the railways from there down to Rome were no longer usable. We knew that we
could not be seen on the roads in daytime, not on any roads on the Italian ...
general staff of the southern front knew that Rome and central Italy were lost. I do
not know what tactical operations Field Marshal Kes- selring had originally had in
mind for these divisions; it may even be that he planned to use them to launch ...
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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
The cherries of freedom: a reportNutzerbericht - Not Available - Book Verdict
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