Thursday, October 15, 2009

war....what is it good for.

In "The Box from Braunau" author Jan Elvin tells her father Bill's incredible life story from start to finish. She begins with his early life as a Scottish immigrants, then transitions to his war experiences, return to civilian life and progression into old age.

Elvin focuses on war, slave labor and survival going along with World War II and the Nazi concentration camps. She shares her families personal struggle with life after the terrible war, including her fathers Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This book is filled with her fathers letters and journals during the war, and is extremely fascinating.

You cannot help but be captivated by this story.

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