This is the wartime memoir of a young boy named Will, the nephew of Reinhard Gehlen, the head of Nazi Germany's intelligence agency, Foreign Armies East. In this book Gehlen provides an intimate glimpse of the chaos, horror and, strangely enough, black humour of life just behind the front lines of Germany in World War II.Our Luftwaffe had finished a mass attack on the English industrial city of Coventry and completely destroyed it, or so we ... We thought he might now go for the Balkans or Sweden but nothing came of that. ... The broad beans had to be planted in December but the garden turned into a mud bath. ... shed, sort of a guard dog.
|Author||:||Wilhelm Reinhard Gehlen, Don Allen Gregory|
|Publisher||:||Casemate Publishers - 2004-09-01|