Review: HITLER AND MARS BARS by Dianne Ascroft

hitlerandmarsbars1Hitler and Mars Bars by Dianne Ascroft tells the story of Erich Schnell, who is just four years old when the book begins in March 1945. Erich and his brother, Hans, live in Goldschmidthaus Children’s Home in Bredenscheid, Germany, and though they are starving due to food shortages, the home offers them a better life than their mother could on her salary from the train station. Erich is very close to his mother, who visits as often as she can, but when the rail yard is heavily bombed, she no longer comes to see him. . .

Read the rest of my review at Diary of an Eccentric!  Too bad this one doesn’t count for the WWII challenge!

**Please note that I’ve created a Book Reviews: WWII page, so please be sure to email links to your WWII book reviews to warthroughgenerations AT gmail DOT com.  We’ll post a snippet of your review and a link to your blog, as well as add your review to the Book Reviews page.**

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