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WALTER KEMPOWSKI (1929-2007) was one of Germany's most important post-war writers. His first success as an author was with his acclaimed series of novels German Chronicles. In the 1980s he began work on Echo Soundings [Das Echolot], gathering together first hand accounts, diaries, letters and memoirs of the second world war, which he collated and curated into ten volumes published over 20 years, and which is considered a modern classic. Swansong 1945, published in Germany in 2005, is the final volume of that work.

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Swansong 1945 A Collective Diary from Hitler's Last Birthday to VE Day by Walter Kempowski
Swansong 1945 A Collective Diary from Hitler's Last Birthday to VE Day
Walter Kempowski
Translated from the German, a history dedicated to just four days in 1945, Friday 20th April Wednesday 25th April, Monday 30th and Tuesday the 8th May which cover the period from the death of Hitler to the end of WWII....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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