Ayer, Eleanor H. Parallel
Journeys; with Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck. (dual narratives by German
YA in Hitler Youth and Jewish German YA in Holland during WWII). Based
upon the profiled individuals autobiographies:
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Bemelmans, Ludwig. ARE YOU
HUNGRY ARE YOU COLD. I think the father here is a French Collaborator
Benary, Isbert, Margot:
"The Ark" and its sequel
Cassedy, Sylvia. "Behind the
Attic Wall," about a girl who is a member of Hitler Youth and discovers
her parents are hiding Jews in their home.
Degens titled FREYA ON THE
WALL. Although the title refers to the Berlin Wall and its collapse
in 1989, the story has many layers and refers back to the events of World
War II as well. I think it is very well written historical fiction
and is deserving of more attention that it has received.
Dublis, Michael. The
Hangman (38 year old SS man liquidates Jewish ghetto outside of Vienna;
noteworthy as grasps with the responsibility, liability and conscience
of one to Hitler implementing the Final Solution).
Emmerich, Elsbeth: My Childhood
in Nazi Germany; Wayland, 1991.
Forman, James. (Horses of
Anger; The Traitors).
Fuchs, Gerd: "Die Amis kommen.
Ein Hitlerjunge erlebt das Kriegsende." Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt Taschenbuch
Heck, Alfons: "A Child
of Hitler: Germany in the Days When God Wore A Swastika" and "The Burder
of Hitler's Legacy"
Hegi, Ursula: "Stones
from the River" (adult)
Horgan, Dorothy: The Edge
of War (set in Germany).
Innoventi, Roberto. "Rose
Kerr, M.E. "Gentlehands" is
a rather strange book about an American boy who discovers that his seemingly
wise and cultured grandfather was in fact a Nazi war criminal.
Koehn, Ilse "Mischling
Second Degree": mainly from the Jewish perspective, but shows some of the
ambiguities of being of mixed Jewish/ German ancestry.
Pausewang, Gudrun: "Die Verraterin".
Ravensburg: Ravensburger Buchverlag, 1995
Richter, Hans Peter. "Friedrich"
and "I was There"
Seiffert, Dietrich: "Einer
war Kisselbach. Ein Jugendroman." Reinbek Bei Hamburg: Rowohlt
Taschenbuch Verlag, 1994
Stiles, Martha Bennett: Darkness
Over the Land.
The Burden of Hitler's Legacy
Waterford, Helen: "Commitment
to the Dead: One Woman's Journey toward Understanding"
Williams, Laura E.:
"Behind the Bedroom Wall"
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