Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946
Written by Wolfhilde von König

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New-found diary: girl’s seven years as a Hitler Youth

Author’s nephews release “Wolfhilde’s Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946” by Wolfhilde von König


BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich.Wolfhilde von König’s family lives across the street from Hitler. She grows up in the very belly of the beast – Munich, during its Nazi era – and is among the most zealous of Hitler’s Children. When not in school, she works as a nurse’s aide in the Children’s Evacuation Camps spread throughout the Bavarian countryside. She avidly records victories and defeats on all fronts of the war. Into the diary, Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946” (published by iUniverse), she pastes the ration cards and death notices that are part of everyday life.

 Wolfhilde continues to champion the Nazi program because she knows of nothing else, has no access to alternative ideas.

 Diehard – even as British and American bombers destroy 75 percent of the city in which she lives – reality sets in as American tanks roll into Munich. She writes:

 Munich, 29 April 1945

Is everything supposed to be over, everything we believed in and everything we lived for? Should all the sacrifices have been in vain?


Her closing entries tell of the de-Nazification process she must undergo.

Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946
Wolfhilde von König

Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 320 pages | ISBN 9781475968545
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 320 pages | ISBN 9781475968552
E-Book | 320 pages | ISBN 9781475968569

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 About the Author

Wolfhilde von König, 1925-1993, grew up in Munich during World War II as a Hitler Youth Health Service worker. She built on this early experience to become a medical doctor, specialized in anesthesiology. In 1990 she retired from her position as Chief of Staff of the Maria-TheresiaKlinik. The diary was found among her papers after her death.

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What is unique about this book is that it is a Diary, not a Memoir, meaning it is an unedited first hand account of day to day history as it happened, not a story written from memory many years later...

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