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In 1935, at the eve of the second world war, Ilse Koehn was 6 years old and was living with her parents in Berlin. Her family did not approve the war politics of Hitler. Her father's parents are Jews, so her parents decide to divorce in order to protect her. As the oppression against the Jews is growing every year, she goes to live with her mother and her family.
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Than, she is evacuated to a young Hitlerism camp where she has to get used with the hard life and military regime. When she finally gets the chance to go back to Berlin, her life is very difficult because of the war and the continuous bombardments.
When the war is over, the ending is a happy one for Ilse as her family gets back together, but, unfortunately, this was not the case for many others.

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Plot & Themes

War/Cloak & Dagger story?    -   holocaust War/Spying    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   scholar Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   German


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany Misc setting    -   fort/military installation Century:    -   1930's-1950's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   concerned If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   26-50% of book

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