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'Giles Milton has a gift for searching out odd and forgotten corners of history and turning them into bestselling books.' -- William Palmer, Literary Review 20040704 'Giles Milton... has crafted an inspiration for those of us who believe that history can be exciting and entertaining' -- The Times 20040704 'Engrossing ... Milton's book celebrates the heroism of individuals who put lives before ideologies' -- Independent 20040704 '[Milton is] a master of historical narrative' -- The Sunday Times 20040704 'Milton has a terrific eye for the kind of detail that can bring the past vividly to life off the page ... restores an exotic lustre' -- Spectator 20040704 'Milton is a great storyteller ... he conjures mood from dry parchment' -- Express on Sunday 20040704

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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.

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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.

About the Author

Giles Milton is a bestselling writer and journalist and the author of six previous works of non-fiction, two novels and children's books. For more information please visit www.gilesmilton.com.

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As an Englishman writing about a German destiny for a non-German public, Milton avoids the pitfalls. Instead he renders a service to his father-in-law's generation by reminding readers about the sheer physical, mental and spiritual effect it took to stay true to oneself in a vicious regime. - The Timesidiosyncratic and utterly fascinating - Mail on Sundaya truly remarkable story . . . a tour de force. - Miranda Seymoura compelling account of 20th-century darkness. - Sun HeraldGiles Milton is one of our most engaging writers of non-fiction. In Wolfram, he writes with deceptive simplicity, matching his effortless style with a fascinating subject to create a page-turning and thought-provoking book. - Victoria Hislopa remarkable narrative of [Wolfram] Aichele's life during the Nazi regime, written by his son-in-law Giles Milton. - Irish TimesEngrossing . . . Milton's book celebrates the heroism of individuals who put lives before ideologies - Independentas a portrait of how these civilised individuals were able to survive, this is invaluable. - Daily Express

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