Someday You Will Understand: My Father's Private World War by Nina Wolff Feld

By Nina Wolff Feld

Walter Wolff used to be the son of a Jewish service provider relatives that fled their German domestic whilst the Nazis got here to strength and took safe haven in Brussels, Belgium. at the eve of the German invasion, in may possibly 1940, the kin started its moment get away. Their sixteen-month odyssey took them in the course of the chaos of conflict in France and the hazards of dwelling clandestinely as Jews in occupied territory, sooner than they ultimately boarded the infamous freighter SS Navemar in Cadiz, Spain, to be one of the final Jewish refugees admitted to the U.S. earlier than Pearl Harbor.

Within years of his arrival within the States, Walter used to be able to take the struggle again to the Nazis as a soldier within the U.S. military. informed for the Intelligence Corps at Camp Ritchie, he used to be despatched first to Italy after which to Germany and Austria, the place he interrogated POWs for capability prosecution as struggle criminals at Nuremburg. while, on his travels in Europe he back to the confiscated homes of his , throwing out the occupiers and reclaiming possession. Telling the rousing tale of a Jewish boy who fled persecution and back to prosecute the Nazi oppressors, Walter Wolff’s daughter Nina has reconstructed those occasions from kin lore and her father’s personal cache of greater than seven-hundred wartime letters and two hundred photos, which he published to her presently sooner than he died.

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