By Jennifer A. Nielsen
From New York Times bestselling writer Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a gorgeous mystery a few lady who needs to break out to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family members among east and west.
With the increase of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta unearths her kinfolk unexpectedly divided. She, her mom, and her brother Fritz continue to exist the jap facet, managed by way of the Soviets. Her father and center brother, who had long gone west looking for paintings, can't go back domestic. Gerta understands it really is risky to monitor the wall, to imagine forbidden ideas of freedom, but she can't aid herself. She sees the East German squaddies with their weapons proficient all alone electorate; she, her relations, her associates and pals are prisoners of their personal city.
But sooner or later, whereas on her solution to institution, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform at the western aspect, pantomiming a weird dance. Then, whilst she gets a mysterious drawing, Gerta places and jointly and concludes that her father desires Gerta and Fritz to tunnel underneath the wall, out of East Berlin. although, in the event that they are stuck, the implications may be lethal. not anyone should be depended on. Will Gerta and her relations locate their technique to freedom?
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PARTU Action Plans and Situation Assessments of the Luftwaffe and Navy before the Outbreak of War KLAUS A. MAIER AND BERND STEGEMANN I. Total War and Operationa}l Air Warfare KLAUS A. MAIER 1. AIR WAR THEORY IN his preface to the German edition of Douhet's Dominio dell'aria,2 published in '935, the then head of the foreign air forces department in the Air Command Office (Luftkomrnandoamt, later the Luftwaffe General Staff), Lieutenant-Colonel Freiherr von Biilow, wrote that warfare as it had been practised for centuries had been made obsolete by air power, which had transformed the entire living-space of the enemy into a battlefield.
60 On this still controversial question cf. Stegemann, 'Entschluf,'; Hillgruber, 'Hitlers Wendung'; Stegemann, 'Geschichte und Politik'. PARTU Action Plans and Situation Assessments of the Luftwaffe and Navy before the Outbreak of War KLAUS A. MAIER AND BERND STEGEMANN I. Total War and Operationa}l Air Warfare KLAUS A. MAIER 1. AIR WAR THEORY IN his preface to the German edition of Douhet's Dominio dell'aria,2 published in '935, the then head of the foreign air forces department in the Air Command Office (Luftkomrnandoamt, later the Luftwaffe General Staff), Lieutenant-Colonel Freiherr von Biilow, wrote that warfare as it had been practised for centuries had been made obsolete by air power, which had transformed the entire living-space of the enemy into a battlefield.
War was indeed waged primarily against the enemy armed forces, but in addition it was also directed against the enemy's material resources and the 'moral strength' of his population. ' In contemporary German military publications there was no lack of authors who, wedded to the ideology of total war, advocated considerably more radical plans of air warfare. For example, arguing that discussions about air warfare could only produce useful results if the air war were seen as 'part of the total war of tomorrow', Major Gehrts of the supplementary reserve l4 questioned whether the aims described in the air warfare regulation (defeating enemy armed forces within the framework of the grand strategy) were broad enough.
A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen