By Stephen J. Colombo
On the final day of the second one international battle, Frank and Russ fought one another. within the days after, they turned neighbors.
This is the notable story of a long-forgotten letter. It used to be written from Germany within the aftermath of the second one global struggle to a Canadian in a relaxed Southern Ontario city. either were squaddies and had met on a German battlefield. The letter lay unseen for years and used to be discovered through the Canadian’s son lengthy after the outdated soldier’s dying. This e-book tells how that pale letter resulted in the invention of the one-time German paratrooper who turned his father’s good friend within the fast aftermath of the warfare.
A Letter from Frank is an element conflict tale and half biography, following the lives of Russ Colombo, the Canadian soldier, and Frank Sikora, the German paratrooper. One grew up through the melancholy in Ontario, the opposite used to be a German in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. This non-fiction narrative additionally chronicles writer Stephen J. Colombo’s fight to return to phrases with a father haunted by means of the warfare. Their memories offer insights into the occasions that formed the generations that cast a latest Canada and rebuilt Germany after its near-total devastation. In a shocking twist, this publication additionally presents formerly unknown historic info of later NHL president Clarence Campbell at warfare (Campbell was once Russ Colombo’s commanding officer).
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