This is a
story about life in a small village in the Ruhr district, in the north
and west of Germany, 1943-1945 - the last years of World War II.
their days trying to stay alive, out of the way of the German authorities
on the ground, and out of the way of the Allied forces bombing from the
This story, in English, is a re-telling, not a translation. It was originally written in German. We would be happy to give more details, but it is an orphan story, not able to be tied officially to its source, because it was BANNED by the AUTHOR! So, here goes. We hope you enjoy it. And we really hope you won't prosecute us for the telling.
this page, no-nukes.org/littlefireworks/index.html, created July 27 2007.