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DARKNESS OVER THE VALLEY: the story off one German family who brought small touches of humanity to a nightmare
DARKNESS OVER THE VALLEY the story off one German family who brought small touches of humanity to a nightmare Author:WENDELGARD VON STADEN In a simple yet powerful narrative Wendegard von Staden re-creates the darkness that descened don her family's farm in a sleepy little village near Stutgard. A niece of Hiltler's first foreign minister, she was initially smitten with the Fuehrer's magnetism, but when the SS seized a valley on her family's estate to build a concentration camp, s... more »he watched in horror as Polish prisoners, forced laborers, and, finally, Jewish inmates were interred.
As Wendelgard von Staden relates the efforts of her family, particularly her mother, to aid the prisoners, "Darkness over the Valley" becomes an incredible tale of compassion and heroism in the face of overwhelming odds.« less