Als der Zweite Weltkrieg ausbrach, war Wolfhilde von König 13 Jahre alt. In den folgenden sieben Jahren führte sie ein "Kriegstagebuch". Die rund 630 Einträge dieses außerordentlichen Zeitzeugnisses ...dokumentieren sechs Jahre Krieg, die Zerstörung ihrer Heimatstadt München im Bombenkrieg, ihre Sorge um Vater und Bruder, die Niederlage, und die prekären ersten Nachkriegsmonate. Sie geben einen seltenen und unverstellten Blick in das Kriegserleben einer Jugendlichen und jungen Frau, die sich selbst als überzeugte Nationalsozialistin verstand. Ihre Selbstwahrnehmung, ihr Denken und ihr Alltag waren durch die Mitgliedschaft im Bund Deutscher Mädel und das begeisterte Engagement im Gesundheitsdienst des BDM geprägt.
Based on the methodology of Davis and Weinstein, we look for multiple equilibria in German city growth. By taking the bombing of Germany during WWII as an example of a large, temporary shock, we ...analyze whether German city growth is characterized by multiple equilibria. In doing so, we allow for spatial interdependencies between cities. The main findings are twofold. First, multiple equilibria are present in German city growth. Our evidence supports a model with two stable equilibria. Second, the inclusion of geography matters. The evidence for multiple equilibria is weaker when spatial interdependencies are not taken into account.
This book documents 6 years of war, the destruction of her home city of Munich, her worries about her father and brother, the defeat and the first post-war months. It offers an authentic view of the ...war experiences of an adolescent and young woman who regarded herself as a committed National Socialist, and whose self-perception, thinking, and daily life were shaped by membership in the female branch of the Hitler Youth, the Bund Deutscher Mädel.
In 1939, on the eve of Hitler's invasion of Poland, seven-year-old Edith Milton (then Edith Cohn) and her sister Ruth left Germany by way of the Kindertransport, the program which gave some 10,000 ...Jewish children refuge in England. The two were given shelter by a jovial, upper-class British foster family with whom they lived for the next seven years. Edith chronicles these transformative experiences of exile and good fortune in The Tiger in the Attic, a touching memoir of growing up as an outsider in a strange land. In this illuminating chronicle, Edith describes how she struggled to fit in and to conquer self-doubts about her German identity. Her realistic portrayal of the seemingly mundane yet historically momentous details of daily life during World War II slowly reveals istelf as a hopeful story about the kindness and generosity of strangers. She paints an account rich with colorful characters and intense relationships, uncanny close calls and unnerving bouts of luck that led to survival. Edith's journey between cultures continues with her final passage to America—yet another chapter in her life that required adjustment to a new world—allowing her, as she narrates it here, to visit her past as an exile all over again. The Tiger in the Attic is a literary gem from a skilled fiction writer, the story of a thoughtful and observant child growing up against the backdrop of the most dangerous and decisive moment in modern European history. Offering a unique perspective on Holocaust studies, this book is both an exceptional and universal story of a young German-Jewish girl caught between worlds.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) was created in 1939 to produce, distribute, and promote Canadian cinema both domestically and abroad. During the early years of the NFB, its creative output ...was largely informed by the turbulent political and social climate the world was facing. World War II, Communism, unemployment, the role of labour unions, and working conditions were all subjects featured by the NFB during the period from 1939 to 1946. In Filming Politics, author Malek Khouri explores the work of the NFB during this period and argues that the political discourse of the films produced by this institution offered a counter-hegemonic portrayal of working-class people and presented them as agents of social change. These films also saw an organic link between Canadian struggles for social progress, in the war against fascism and for peace, and those promoted at the time by the Soviet Union. Khouri also analyzes the various social, institutional, and political elements that contributed to the formation of the NFB’s discourse. Filming Politics brings to light a number of films from the early years of the NFB, most of which have long been forgotten. Khouri presents a thorough reading of these films and the historical context within which they were produced and viewed. As such he proposes a radically new outlook on the films from how they have been appropriated in previous studies on Canadian cinema.
Provider: - Institution: - Data provided by Europeana Collections- recenzje- Zawiera rec. książki: Wydział Prawa Uniwersytetu Lwowskiego w latach 1939-1946 / Adam Redzik. - Lublin, 2006.- All ...metadata published by Europeana are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, Europeana requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources including Europeana
Provider: - Institution: - Data provided by Europeana Collections- recenzje- Zawiera rec. książki: Zakład Narodowy imienia Ossolińskich w latach 1939-1946 / Maciej Matwijów. - Wrocław, 2003.- All ...metadata published by Europeana are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, Europeana requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources including Europeana
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