On the Darker the Night Facebook page, I've posted a couple of interesting tidbits on life in Germany during World War II.
Here is todays:
Another interesting tidbit about WWII Germany:
To illuminate their targets at night, the Allies sent planes in advance of the bombers to drop green flares. The German civilians called them “Christmas Trees” and knew that they had a only few moments to get to a shelter.
Go to https://www.facebook.com/darkerthenight/ to read more. I'll be posting more in a few days.
Click on the link below to enter for a chance to win one of five books signed by the author (me) and the woman who inspired the story (Hilde).
I can't imagine wandering around a war-torn country, but I guess if you need a ride, a tank might be useful. Check out the latest video on The Real Hedy page
In honor of Hilde's 90th Birthday, we have scheduled the launch of Darker The Night for Monday, February 8 at the Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center in Morehead City NC at 11:00 am. Hope to see you there!
I've added a page on the DarkertheNight.com called The Real Hedy. I'll be posting interviews with Hilde Sensale, the woman who inspired the story and other things I have found interesting.
Having been fortunate enough to have never lived in a war zone, I wondered what it was like to see the tanks coming into your town. Here's what she said.
What an honor! Diane Donovan has selected Darker the Night as her Pick of the Month.
The first review just came out for Darker the Night from D. Donovan, a Senior Reviewer from the Midwest Book Review!
“…a stunningly realistic, absorbing quality that will make it a powerful juxtaposition to Diary of Anne Frank, recounting the youth experience from quite a different vantage point and making it a special recommendation…"