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This booklet tells the tale of a middle-class teen, contemporary highschool graduate, who ran clear of domestic to hitch the partisans after her boyfriend used to be killed. She served with one other lady, of operating classification history, whose tale can be instructed. The 3rd younger girl, whose mom and dad have been farmers, provided very important intelligence to Soviet military which, ultimately, assisted the Western powers in defeating the Nazis. a few American universities are utilizing this ebook as a textbook. not like Anne Frank who died in a German focus camp, Ina Konstantinova, the most heroine of the publication, perished whereas protecting the retreat of fellow partisans. This publication is a resource of data in regards to the German profession of Soviet Russia and the fight at the back of enemy strains at the japanese entrance. The book's North American editor was once presented the 1999 Mary Zirin Prize by way of the organization for girls in Slavic reviews (affiliated with the yankee organization for the development of Slavic St! udies).

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