Not To Hate But To Love That Is What I Am Here For

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Heinrich F. Liebrecht’s memoir, released in translation from German, recounts his remarkable path through the hell of the Third Reich.

A story of life’s struggles and painful experiences, transitioning to peaceful existence, awaits one, as translator, Ursula Osborne, releases through Xlibris, Not To Hate But To Love That Is What I Am Here For. The moving memoir will surely captivate the hearts of its readers.

Liebrecht’s unique memoir conveys his daily life in prison and concentration camps. He describes how people lived, organized themselves and conserved their strength. Comprehensively written, he looks deeply into his own life, his wife’s suicide and the death of their daughter. He recounts in detail how he overcame desperation and maintained faith. After the war, in 1945, instead of choosing retaliation, Liebrecht chooses reconciliation and nonviolence. The book reminds readers of the value of studying history and inspires them to embrace awareness of one’s duty as an individual.

This release gives readers a chance to look at an inspiring exploration, filled with a variety of human experiences, realities and events that could shake one’s heart. For more information on Not To Hate But To Love That Is What I Am Here For, log on to

About the Author and the Translator
Heinrich F. Liebrecht, born in 1897. Participant in WWI. Judge in Berlin to 1933. Removed from office for political reasons. Co-worker at the law office of the US Embassy until 1941. Arrested and tortured in prison, sent to concentration camps. 1945 to 1949, after liberation spent time in USA. Returned to the Federal Republic of Germany. Consul and General Consul in German diplomatic service. Retired in Freiburg. Died in 1989.

Ursula Osborne née Solmitz, born in 1927 in Hamburg Germany. Left for England in 1938 in a Kindertransport. Earned a BS in Chemistry at UCLA in 1948. Became a US citizen in 1949. Worked as chemistry research technician, taught in California public schools and for the Peace Corps in Papua New Guinea. All along continued to cultivate her interest in her native German language. Lives in Arcata, CA.

Not To Hate But To Love That Is What I Am Here For * by Heinrich F. Liebrecht
Translated from German by Ursula Osborne
My Path Through The Hell Of The Third Reich
Publication Date: April 13, 2009
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 176 pages; 978-1-4363-6889-6
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 176 pages; 978-1-4363-6890-2

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