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Parallel Journeys

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by Eleanor Ayer
(Aladdin Paperbacks)

Alternating chapters contrast the wartime experiences of two young Germans—Helen Waterford, who was interned in a Nazi concentration camp, and Alfons Heck, a member of the Hitler Youth. The volume is composed mainly of excerpts from their published autobiographies, connected by Ayer’s overall account of the era.

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