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  • Out of the Ruins

    Growing Up in Post-War Germany by

    Like all other German cities, Hannover, West Germany, was in physical and economic ruin when the Second World War came to a close in 1945. Many of the war’s hardships continued for German citizens in the post-war years, and it was exceedingly ...

  • The Berlin Enigma

    Memories - From Boy to Spy by

    As John Harrington grew older, he sat down with his daughter to share the story of his life. What she learned made her rethink the man who had raised her. The tale begins with his childhood in the Australian outback, and follows his immigration to ...

  • One Life, Many Chapters


    Margrit von Kleist was born in Berlin in 1924. At the age of five, she attended private school. Four years later, she went to a Lyceum (Girls secondary school) in Berlin where she studied another four years until Hitler's regime forced every student ...

  • We Dont Talk About That

    An Amazing Story of Survival by

    Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is “We don’t talk about that”, this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. Growing up in a rural village in ...