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By Eric H. Vieler

A trip alone tells the tale of Eric Vieler, born in the United States yet raised in Hitler's Germany, the place he observed the persecution of Jewish acquaintances and skilled the bombing of towns. After being expelled from a Nazi-run academy, he crossed conflict traces to arrive his domestic. On Easter 1945, he encountered American troops, turned their interpreter, and witnessed fierce struggling with. He joined British profession forces, doing various jobs for nutrition as reimbursement. Vieler's quest for his American identification was once fulfilled while he was once repatriated to the United States at age fifteen, yet suggestions of independence have been thwarted while, as a result of his age, he was once required to wait public institution. even if he held after-school jobs, his fundamental aid was once via a brand new York urban welfare employer. In 1950, Vieler enlisted within the military, used to be commissioned at age nineteen, and went directly to serve in Korea, the place he was once heavily wounded and two times adorned for valor.

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