Hostage to War

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A powerful autobiographical novel told in diary format about a young Russian girl’s experiences of World War II.

Tania is only thirteen when Russia is invaded by Nazi troops and after enduring months of starvation she is taken from her family and transported to a labour camp in Germany. For three years she labours in the fields and factories of the Third Reich. Tania is helped by her friendships with the other girls and the kindness of some of the German citizens. But she is always haunted by the thought of her mother and sister – are they still alive?

Described simply and movingly – Tatiana Vassilieva’s book pays tribute to the resilience of the human spirit.

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'A HOSTAGE TO WAR' Tatiana Vassilieva
The Diary of a Young Russian Girl

"I am writing down what I have learnt today.
War is not just a word.
War is terrible and full of blood."

Tania is only thirteen years old when Russia is invaded by Nazis troops. After enduring months of starvation, she is taken from her family and transported to a labour camp in Germany. For three years Tania has to work in the fields and factories of the Third Reich. Throughout the hardship she is kept going by the thought that her mother and sister might still be alive.

Tatiana Vassilieva tells her own wartime story simply and movingly in a book which pays tribute to the resilience of the human spirit.

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