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The Crooked Cross

The Crooked Cross determines the destiny of millions of people, one of them a family in Hirschberg, Silesia, Germany.
At the end of WWII they dread the arrival of the Russian Army. Fifteen years old Margot's parents are unwilling to leave the city. The girl risks fleeing alone, but is overtaken by the Russian Army.
Authentic and detailed Helga relates the moving story of a family in the Third Reich - during happy days and times of chaos, their daily struggle for survival, deportation to West Germany in 1946 and the start of a new life.