Parallel Journeys - Chapters 9 - 10 Summary & Analysis

Eleanor H. Ayer
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Alfons claimed that the two best years of his life were 1942 - 1944 when the German Empire was at the largest it ever was. The Hitler Youth was fueled by glory and the future that had been promised to them. When he was 14, Alfons left the Jungvolk and joined the Hitlerjugend and was soon invited to join the Flieger Hitlerjugend, the junior air force. Air power was the new force in warfare and Alfons reveled in the training. Alfons aced his flight in a glider and he determined that he wanted to join the Luftwaffe, the air force, when he was able. The Luftwaffe was headed by Hermann Goring, the man second in command to Hitler. While the Luftwaffe was thriving, the rest of the German military was not operating as it had been and people began to question Hitler's decisions.

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