20th century on Hitlers mnt. paper

Irmgards childhood was plagued with arguments of

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Unformatted text preview: n 1944 Irmgard’s grandfather was forced to join the Nazi party because they had banned him from doing his carpentry work. 7 The war seemed to touch every aspect of Irmgard’s day- to- day life. They scrounged for every meal. They made due with handed down, cheap clothes and fabrics, which Irmgard’s skilled mother would sew into whatever they needed. Their sleep, meals, school, and various other hours of the day were interrupted by air raids. Irmgard talks about how much she and her sister grew to hate these air raids that resulted in endless hours of sitting in the dark, moist shelters. It is hard to imagine the effects that this constant fear of being blown to pieces would have on a small child. Several teachers that Irmgard mentions used the Nazi’s...
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