Parallel Journeys - Chapters 11 - 12 Summary & Analysis

Eleanor H. Ayer
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Early in 1943, German industrial cities were bombed by the British at night and by the Americans during the day. More than a half million German children were evacuated to remote parts of Germany under the KLV program (Kinder Land Verschickung) to protect them from the bombings. Hitler Youth officials took advantage of the sequestered children and intensified their Nazism indoctrination. Alfons and his friend, Rabbit, studied to take the highest level of glider training. The Luftwaffe's ranks had diminished seriously which made Alfons even more eager to fly. The German air force began calling up older men and young boys to fill the vacancies left by pilots killed in war.

Women, too, now became part of the German war effort as they were called to work in factories. Younger children were sent to work on farms or collect scrap metal and cloth. Teenagers...

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