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Wolfram: The Boy Who Went to War

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Description for Wolfram: The Boy Who Went to War Paperback. A powerful story of a young man conscripted into Hitler's army and a family left behind, a sympathetic view of life from the other side. Num Pages: 352 pages, 2 x 8pp sections and map. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; BGH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 250.
The Aichele family were decent, cultured, peace-loving Germans trying their hardest not to get swept up in the madness of Hitler's Third Reich. But by the time war came, for civilians on all sides, there was nowhere left to hide. The conflict took Wolfram, the family's gentle, 18-year-old son, to the Russian Front and the Normandy beaches. It also engulfed the town of his childhood, obliterating its inhabitants in a devastating firestorm. Wolfram is a powerful story of human survival. It is testimony to the fact that even in the darkest times there remains ... Read more

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About Giles Milton
Giles Milton is a writer and historian. He is the internationally bestselling author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg, Big Chief Elizabeth, The Riddle and the Knight, White Gold, Samurai William, Paradise Lost, Wolfram and Russian Roulette. He has also written three novels and three children's books. His books have been translated into twenty languages. He lives in south London. ... Read more

Reviews for Wolfram: The Boy Who Went to War
'a valuable record of what it was like to be sucked into war, and a vivid evocation of the fear and bewilderment of living in the Third Reich.'
The Guardian
'affectionate account'
Times Literary Supplement
'Nazi Germany becomes three-dimensional in Giles Milton's touching study of a boy from a decent family which practised its own form ... Read more

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