20th century on Hitlers mnt. paper

214 15 ibid 260 16 ibid 259 256 260 17 ibid 261

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Unformatted text preview: with terror of air- raid alarms or that I was paralyzed with fear during the Cuban missile crisis and could actually envision the nuclear missiles flying toward Manhattan destroying all I loved.”13 Irmgard saw things and went through things that no one, especially a child, should have to go through. The vast majority of Germany shared experiences similar to Irmgard. Hunger and poverty were rampant during and after the war. In October of 1944 every able male body from the ages of 16- 60 would be drafted into the war, this included Hunt’s grandfather. This left almost every wife and child fatherless for the time of the war. By the end of the war over fifty million people would have died, due to the war, leaving many German families without a father or...
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