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Geraubte Jugend – verlorenes Land

There are years in the life of Ilse Hansen, born in 1927, where agency is taken from her completely. First it is the Nazis who order a compulsory year of Reich Labour Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst) and war auxiliary service (Kriegshilfsdienst), then it is Czech troops who deported her to a forced labor camp and later expulsed her from her home. Finally, she believes she is free and all of a sudden constraints of a very different nature begin to reveal themselves…

Ilse Hansen: Geraubte Jugend – verlorenes Land.
ISBN: 3-937772-03-0; paperback 158 pages, 14,90 Euro