Parallel Journeys - Chapters 13 - 14 Summary & Analysis

Eleanor H. Ayer
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Alfons was now 16 years old and really anxious to fly a glider in battle but the Allied attack on D-Day meant that the Hitler Youth must be used on the ground to hold back the advancing Allied troops at the West Wall which ran along the Western border of Germany. Alfons was shocked to know that the enemy was this close to German soil. The Hitler Youth were to be the first line of defense on the West Wall and Alfons was appointed Gefolgschaftsfuhrer, a rank similar to army captain, to lead up to 190 boys. Alfons was now to be a paid soldier in Hitler's army but it was the power he wanted more than the money.

Alfons moved his troops to a town called Remisch and they took over a school for their quarters. One afternoon, two of Alfons' boys were killed...

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