Sieg - Hell!

  • Publish Date: 2004-05-04
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Ruth Weddle

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With Sieg-Hell ! the authorrelives a little known WWII episode when she was drafted into the German AirForce/Signal Corps to release men for front duty during the war's finalconvulsions on its way into the history books. As a publisher/editor of a monthlyspecialty magazine for the last 36 years, she's made friends around the worldwho urged her for ages to preserve that sliver of history. So here it is, in novel format, withfictitional names for her cohorts in an escapade which branded her and four otherdraftees as deserters after a brief detour home to Berlinwhen their troop train was stuck hours nearby - while they were dying to knowif their families were still alive. Upontheir voluntary return two days later, they found that AWOL was no desertionthanks to a new law, so they were arrested and prepared to become examples todeter other would be deserters. However, when their interrogator hinted that he could do with just one scapegoat, loyalties, friendships were sorely tested by the save your butt syndrome - leaving just on culprit for show trial gun or noose: the author. What happened? Read the book.

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