By Eric H. Vieler
A trip on My Own tells the tale of Eric Vieler, born in the USA yet raised in Hitler's Germany, the place he observed the persecution of Jewish friends and skilled the bombing of towns. After being expelled from a Nazi-run academy, he crossed conflict strains to arrive his domestic. On Easter 1945, he encountered American troops, turned their interpreter, and witnessed fierce struggling with. He joined British profession forces, doing various jobs for foodstuff as repayment. Vieler's quest for his American identification was once fulfilled while he used to be repatriated to the US at age fifteen, yet suggestions of independence have been thwarted while, as a result of his age, he used to be required to wait public institution. even if he held after-school jobs, his fundamental aid used to be via a brand new York urban welfare corporation. In 1950, Vieler enlisted within the military, was once commissioned at age nineteen, and went directly to serve in Korea, the place he used to be heavily wounded and two times adorned for valor.
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A Journey on My Own: A Youth from Hitler's Germany Strives to Claim His American Identity by Eric H. Vieler