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Brothers from Different Armies Ian Searle

Brothers from Different Armies

Ian Searle

Published December 6th 2012
ISBN : 9781742842240
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308 pages
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A humble family of lumberjacks is conscripted into the German army during the events of the Second World War. For Johan, this means the start of an unforgettable experience and a chance to serve his country. To his father who has seen war however,MoreA humble family of lumberjacks is conscripted into the German army during the events of the Second World War. For Johan, this means the start of an unforgettable experience and a chance to serve his country. To his father who has seen war however, this is a death sentence. Along the way, Johan’s brother Siegfried also joins the war against his father’s wishes, who wanted him to get an education. Siegfried is recruited into the Waffen SS, and becomes brainwashed with the Ideas of the Third Reich. Johan meanwhile continues to keep the values taught to him by his father.As the events of the Second World War unfold, Johan will find his wants and desires, while questioning his own loyalty to his country. Then, as the brothers reunite, they discover that they are not the same people they once knew. This in turn sparks a bitter rivalry between the two brothers, which will only end in tragedy. As the Second World War approaches its final days, Johan will end up having to make the hardest decision anyone’s ever had to make.To behead the monster that is responsible for all the suffering caused by the war, or to let an old foolish man live, in hopes to save the rest of his own humanity. Along the way, Johan will meet many different characters who in turn shape the decision that he will be faced with one day, as he discovers the many different sides of humanity. For this is not just a book, it is the diary of a Wehrmacht soldier and this man’s legacy - a story never before told... till now.