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By Melvyn Bragg

The second one quantity of a trilogy that begun with The Soldier's Return.

After the upheavals of the second one international warfare, the Richardson kin — Sam, Ellen and their younger son Joe — settle again to working-class existence within the Cumbrian city of Wigton. but for them, as for thus many, lifestyles is absolutely not an identical back. because the previous order starts off to be challenged and new vistas open, Sam and Ellen forge their destiny including differing wishes and needs - and conflicting expectancies of Joe, who grows up together with his personal demons to confront.

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E già a Liegi, Liegi è il paese più vicino ad Aquisgrana, più vicino al confine tedesco, si erano trovati di fronte ad una resistenza micidiale. C. La località più ad ovest del Belgio capitola il 15 novembre: quindi tra il 20 agosto e il 15 novembre i tedeschi sono inchiodati sul territorio belga... altro che guerralampo! Le sei settimane, in cui dovevano capitolare addirittura Parigi, Nancy e non so quali altre località della Francia, sono svanite, sono state bruciate attraverso una campagna in Belgio durissima e assolutamente inaspettata per l’alto comando.

Dopo la fine di Hitler, scrive un libro, che è stato anche tradotto in italiano, nel 1948, La catastrofe tedesca, Die deutsche Katastrophe, in cui cerca di tratteggiare uno sviluppo della storia germanica fino all’esito terribile dell’hitlerismo, al quale ovviamente addebita le responsabilità della catastrofe tedesca, e vede nell’hitlerismo il punto d’arrivo di una destra che era già dentro i gruppi di pressione pangermanistici («Alldeutscher Verband» e così via), nonché il «Partito della Patria», e gran parte dell’alto comando.

Il capo della polizia della città di Sarajevo avrebbe dovuto garantire la sicurezza, ed è piuttosto inquietante il fatto che nella città circolassero liberamente persone, fra l’altro di nazionalità serba – cioè di un paese ostile – armate chi di bombe a mano, chi di pistole, con l’estrema facilità di usarle contro un bersaglio fin troppo facile; e c’è da chiedersi perché mai dopo il primo attentato non si sia fatto di tutto per arrestare la catena degli attentati con prevenzioni da attuarsi prima dell’irreparabile.

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