By Max Gendelman
A story of 2 squaddies isn't really easily a story of surviving the atrocities of struggle. whereas imprisoned within the POW camp, an opportunity assembly with a lieutenant within the German Luftwaffe replaced the process Max’s lifestyles. Karl Kirschner, conscripted opposed to his will, spoke to Max at some point throughout the criminal camp fence, and the 2 younger males came upon a shared ardour for chess. in the course of clandestine chess video games, additionally they shared dialog, studying approximately one another and their households, they usually eventually got here to a call: they'd support one another escape.
Max Gendelman’s poignant memoir, which he accomplished only one month sooner than his loss of life in June 2012, is a awesome depiction of the worst of man’s inhumanity to guy, yet much more, it truly is an inspiring, heartwarming, and uplifting tribute to an not going friendship that persevered for greater than six a long time. Max Gendelman used to be a rare guy, and A story of 2 squaddies is a unprecedented ebook. Gendelman’s phrases will stick with you lengthy once you have became the final page.
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A Tale of Two Soldiers: The Unexpected Friendship between a WWII American Jewish Sniper and a German Military Pilot by Max Gendelman