By Francis W. Hoeber
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Johannes Höber left Nazi Germany for the USA in November 1938. His spouse Elfriede was once not able to depart for one more yr, after the outbreak of worldwide warfare II. Fifty years later, their son found the letters this amazing couple exchanged in the course of the tumultuous months they have been separated. opposed to Time: Letters from Nazi Germany, 1938-1939 collects these letters with an creation, notes and an epilogue that set the letters within the context in their time.
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