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Germany, 1945
Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 224
Themes: World War II, Nazis, anti-Semitism, Tiger tank
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing
Pub Date: 01/Aug/2015
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As a boy growing up in Germany during Hitler’s rise to power, Dieter has been seduced by the pomp and circumstance of war. But as global hostilities intensify, he is called upon to fight for his country in a conflict that he doesn’t fully understand. Now he must run from everything he knows. With most of his family dead, Berlin in ruins, and the Russian army closing in, Dieter can no longer naïvely cling to his childhood beliefs. The world he is facing is brutal, dirty and unforgiving. And the most he can hope for is a chance to survive.

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