Birgitte's War by Elsebeth Schoenberger

By Elsebeth Schoenberger

Birgitte’s warfare is the tale of a tender, blameless Danish woman who watches Hitler’s troops hurricane into her city within the spring of 1940. inside of hours, Birgitte’s secure, safe international is became a nightmare panorama of brutality, homicide and betrayal. Birgitte is outraged through the Nazi career of her city, yet what can she do? She’s merely 15! Then one in every of her favourite academics is arrested and tortured. after which Birgitte will get much more ominous information: the Nazis are coming to arrest and deport the family members of Nathan Meyer, the good-looking, awesome Jewish boy who's Birgitte’s closest friend. fed on through anger and worry for Nathan and his relatives, Birgitte makes the choice that may remodel her existence and loves: she joins the Danish Resistance.

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