The Boys Who Challenged Hitler - Introduction - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Phillip Hoose
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In the introduction, the author, Phillip Hoose, details the writing of The Boys Who Challenged Hitler. In the early 2000s, Hoose was taking a bicycle trip through Denmark when he came across an exhibit about the Churchill Club, a group of young boys who resisted the Nazis during World War II. Some of boys were still old men. Hoose wrote to Knud Pedersen, one of the Churchill Club’s members, to ask about his interest in working with Hoose on a book about his story. Later, in 2012, Hoose asked Pedersen if the book had ever been written. Petersen said the book idea had fallen through, and after that, Hoose booked his flight to Copenhagen, to interview Pedersen. Two weeks later, Hoose and his wife fly to Copenhagen to meet with Pedersen and his wife, Bodil. During their visit, Pedersen tells Hoose his...

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