Parallel Journeys - Chapters 21 - 22 and Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Eleanor H. Ayer
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Schools finally reopened in Germany and Alfons was excited to go and learn again. Alfons was haunted by memories of the war and his service to Hitler and could not ease his mind so his twin brother, Rudolf, suggested that Alfons go to Nuremberg where Nazi officers were on trial for war crimes. 22 high ranking Nazi officers were on trial but most of the high profile officers such as Eichmann, Goebbels, Himmler and Mengele had already committed suicide, escaped or were killed. The Nazi officers were tried on four counts: planning to commit crimes; crimes against peace; war crimes; and crimes against humanity. All the Nazi officers on trial received death sentences including one of Alfons' mentors in the Hitler Youth.

Alfons began to analyze what had happened to him and his country and knew that he could not reconcile the...

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