by Stephen Wynn on October 29, 2020
I can recommend the following book for you to read, in the shape of the latest offering from David Laws, The Fuhrer’s Orphans.
The story is of a group of 27 children homeless children who find themselves living on the streets of Munich during the course of the Second World War, after their parents are sent to concentration camps.
They are taken in by a local teacher but a problem arises when she also takes in two homeless refugees, putting her own safety at risk by doing so.
At the same time a British spy working undercover and behind enemy lines in Munich, is on an important mission that if successful could ultimately determine who wins the war. He discovers the children’s hiding place which then presents him with the dilemma, does he continue with the mission or try to save the children.
The decision he makes will change history. What does he decide to do?
Read the book for yourself and find out.
The Fuhrer’s Orphans is a well written, powerful and fast moving book which is based on true events. It is one of those books that once you start reading, you will not want to put down.