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Just a Kid: A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials
Emilio DiPalma was just eighteen years old when Uncle Sam called on him to fight in World War II. He survived a stint in Germany and rejoiced when the Nazis were defeated, but his service did not end there. He was sent to Nuremberg to guard the most notorious Nazi criminals while they were on trial. His memoirs, as dictated to his daughter, Emily, recount the harrowing and ...more
Paperback, 69 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by PublishingWorks
(first published June 2004)
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Glad I read it because everyone has a story to tell and one person's eyewitness experience of such a monumental moment in history is just as valid as another's. Constant typos, the inability to consistently spell any German names or words, and the discordant nature of the stories are, however, detractors. The editor could have done a lot better.