‘Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946’ to Be Featured at 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair

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Diary of Wolfhilde von König to be featured at world’s largest trade fair for books.

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In this diary discovered after her death, Wolfhilde covers her life as a Hitler Youth from August 1939, when she is only 13 years old, through her 21st birthday in November 1946.

“Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946,” published posthumously by the nephews of Wolfhilde von König, will be featured at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest trade fair for books. More than 7,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and more than 200,000 visitors are expected at the fair which will take place over five days, Oct. 5 – 13, 2013.

In this diary discovered after her death, Wolfhilde covers her life as a Hitler Youth from August 1939, when she is only 13 years old, through her 21st birthday in November 1946. She lived in Munich, heart of the Movement that created the Third Reich, zealously supporting her Führer to the end.

Hers is a unique perspective. Through her eyes we see the total involvement of the people during this time of war, experience her service as a Bund deutscherMädel and move on with her as she deals with devastation of the old reality and adjustment to the new ideology brought in by the Occupation. For more information please visit http://www.wolfhildehitleryouthdiary.com.

Wolfhilde's Hitler Youth Diary 1939-1946
By 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
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

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-Theresia Klinik. The diary was found among her papers after her death.

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