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Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair : inside the 1944 plot to kill Hitler and the ghost children of his revenge / Ann Bausum.

Bausum, Ann, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 943.086 B351e 2021 (Text) 33126019961725 New YA Nonfiction Checked out 07/07/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426338540
  • ISBN: 1426338546
  • ISBN: 9781426338557
  • ISBN: 1426338554
  • Physical Description: 143 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington : National Geographic, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-139) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Hitler's rise -- Resisting the regime -- Valkyrie -- Hitler's revenge -- The ghost children -- Hitler's demise -- A traumatic shadow -- Timeline -- The Borntal's Sippenhaft families.
Summary, etc.:
"'I've come on orders from Berlin to fetch the three children.' --Gestapo agent, August 24, 1944. With those chilling words, Christa von Hofacker and her younger siblings found themselves ensnared in a web of family punishment designed to please one man--Adolf Hitler. The furious dictator sought merciless revenge against not only Christa's father and the other Germans who had just tried to overthrow his government. He wanted to torment their relatives, too, regardless of age or stature. All of them. Including every last child." -- Back cover.
"The stories of the children whose families were torn apart as a result of a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler in 1944"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 and up National Geographic Kids.
Grades 4-6 National Geographic Kids.
Subject: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 > Assassination attempts.
Hofacker, Christa von, 1932- > Diaries.
Schenk von Stauffenberg, Klaus Philipp, Graf, 1907-1944 > Family.
Sippenhaft.
Operation Valkyrie, 1944.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children > Germany.
National socialism and children.

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