Five Star, Apr 2003, 26.95, 296 pp.
In 1945, the retreating German army destroys the bridges and ferries that enable passage across the Rhein. This virtually cuts off the Village from the Fatherland and leaves it wide open to the invading allied forces. Not long afterward, the American army enters the Village as an occupying force.
Villager Lisa Forster sees a tall Yankee soldier as he parades into her hometown. He notices ...