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By Hans-Georg Behr | Comments: ( 526 ) | Date: ( Oct 14, 2019 )

Serving as a powerful indictment of the toll that war takes on children whichever side they find themselves on this is a remarkable account of a childhood spent in World War II Austria Relating the story of a five year old boy who has a high ranking Nazi for a father, this reconstruction depicts the author s horror of having his chin pinched by leading Nazi party member HServing as a powerful indictment of the toll that war takes on children whichever side they find themselves on this is a remarkable account of a childhood spent in World War II Austria Relating the story of a five year old boy who has a high ranking Nazi for a father, this reconstruction depicts the author s horror of having his chin pinched by leading Nazi party member Hermann G ring, playing doctors and nurses with propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels daughters, and on one occasion being taken to a grand reception to meet Adolf Hitler himself Following the author as he comes to terms with his unusual family, this recollection reveals his kindly, liberal grandparents whose estate provided refuge for all sorts of unlikely visitors, his cold hearted mother a once famous opera singer reduced to running an inn and his older brother, who struts around in his Hitler Youth uniform, convinced of imminent Nazi victory Spotlighting the family s hasty postwar attempts to disguise all Nazi flags in the house and change swastikas into shoe cleaning rags, this striking narrative proves that the legacy of war is not so easily discarded.


  • Title: Almost a Childhood: Growing Up Among the Nazis
  • Author: Hans-Georg Behr
  • ISBN: 9781862078666
  • Page: 392
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Almost a Childhood: Growing Up Among the Nazis

  • Kai Weber

    It is irrelevant if this novel is autobiographical or not. What makes it a good novel is the artistry it is written in. Writing about a childhood with the child as the focal point is not easy. If a writer fully adopts the child's point of view, the book may sound dull and lack interest for the adult reader. If using a sophisticated, elaborate and erudite style of an adult, the point of view of the child is easily lost. Hans-Georg Behr manages well to merge those two horizons and writes in a char [...]


  • Christian Krüger

    Eine beeindruckende autobiographische Geschichte. Beginnend im von den Nazis besetzten Österreich geht die Geschichte bis in die Nachkriegszeit und das Leben im Internat. Beeindruckend ist die indirekte Rede und die gleichwohl unmittelbaren Schilderungen mit dem Wissensstand und der Naivität eines Kindes.


  • Anna

    Hans - Georg Behr pokazał, jak rodzice ukrywali wiele rzeczy przed dzieckiem w czasach II wojny światowej i późniejszych. A także nie tłumaczyli chłopcu otaczającego świata, żeby zachować pozory.


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