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I Was There

Author: Hans Peter Richter
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1987, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young German boy narrates his experiences in the Hitler youth movement during the early years of the Third Reich. Hitler has come to power and children throughout Germany are joining the Hitler Youth movement. The narrator of this story and his friends, Heinz and Gunther participates only because of pressures on himself and his family. Set in the turmoil and terror of Nazi Germany, this authoritative ,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Peter Richter
ISBN: 014032206X 9780140322064
OCLC Number: 13945848
Notes: Translation of: Wir waren dabei.
Reprint. Originally published: 1st American ed. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972.
"Ages 12 up"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: xi, 204 p. ; 19 cm.
Other Titles: Wir waren dabei.
Responsibility: by Hans Peter Richter ; translated from the German by Edite Kroll.

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A young German boy narrates his experiences in the Hitler youth movement during the early years of the Third Reich. Hitler has come to power and children throughout Germany are joining the Hitler Youth movement. The narrator of this story and his friends, Heinz and Gunther participates only because of pressures on himself and his family. Set in the turmoil and terror of Nazi Germany, this authoritative , understated, first person account of the day, to-day events and attitudes of the Third Reich provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of German young people of that period, a period that had a shattering effect on so many people-and does to this day.

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great book

by acedriver1997 (WorldCat user published 2011-10-27) Excellent Permalink

I really loved this book when i found a copy of this at a yard sale all beaten up i was suprised that was only the cover. the entire in side was great. when i finished the book i went to read the other book he wrote. i loved them and so did my friends.

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