East of the Oder
A German Childhood under the Nazis and Soviets
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||History Press Limited, The|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
An autobiography charting the fortunes of a German family east of the Oder, living under Nazi and communist rule
I had a little boy with me about six years old, he was the son of refugees. We were bombarding a tree with snowballs. It was fun. A Russian soldier appeared in the driveway and took pot shots at us. Little Richard fell down in the snow, dead. I walked back into the house and said, "They have shot little Richard."
Luise Urban was born into a...