The Children's War: Germany 1939 - 1949

The Children's War: Germany 1939 - 1949

by Peter Bodo Gawenda


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The Children's War: Germany 1939 - 1949 by Peter Bodo Gawenda

Never repeat anything discussed by parents or grandparents.

Leave the room when grown-ups start a conversation in low voices.

Help anyone in distress without asking who they are.

Always speak High German in public and never react to any one speaking to you in Polish.

Never try to create or cause attention.

Never, never throw away food.

Don't lie; just keep quiet.

Always be respectful to your workers, even the foreign workers.

Address people according to their status, even in third person.

Always return home at the designated time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934812709
Publisher: Brown Books Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/18/2010
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Peter Bodo Gawenda completed the German Air Force Academy and was commissioned a lieutenant in the German Air Force. After assignments in the German Army and Air Force and graduation from Command and Staff school, his assignments included squadron commander and staff planner in high-level German Headquarters and in NATO. In the US, he held liaison positions in US Army Schools. He advanced to the rank of lieutenant colonel and became a member of the German General Staff, spending an administrative assignment in the prestigious F�hrungsakademie der Bundeswehr (Leadership Academy for German and Foreign Military and Civilians earmarked for high leadership positions) in Hamburg. He spent time in France, Holland, and Denmark and left the German military in 1981 and immigrated to Texas with his family. Peter completed his education with a master�s in international relations and a doctorate in education. He served as one of the vice presidents of The University of Texas at Brownsville.

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