The Silent Sentinels of Stürlack - A saga of pre- and post-war Scottish-German relationships, human tragedies, forced exodus and final demise of a noble manor house in Masuria, former East Prussia.

by Caroline Bergius
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Caroline Bergius The Silent Sentinels of Stürlack - A saga of pre- and post-war Scottish-German relationships, human tragedies, forced exodus and final demise of a noble manor house in Masuria, former East Prussia.
Caroline Bergius - The Silent Sentinels of Stürlack - A saga of pre- and post-war Scottish-German relationships, human tragedies, forced exodus and final demise of a noble manor house in Masuria, former East Prussia.

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In December 1928 a short advertisement appears in The Glasgow Herald. The owner of a rural manor house in Masuria is seeking an English-speaking companion for her teenage daughter. Two Scottish sisters of student age travel afar and discover the charms of the Land of the Lakes. Documented in detailed letters and in a diary, their vivid descriptions give insight into a long-lost way of life. WWII brings major upheaval to all concerned - love,tragedy, escape and survival. This poignant true story reveals not only hardship but bears witness to the positive aspect of lasting friendship.
The author researches the history of Adlig Stürlack, the manor house concerned, culminating in details of its demise. Photography plays an integral part in illuminating the fascination for all people in this tale and for depicting the charms of the Masurian landscape.

Contributors

Author:
Caroline Bergius

Further information

Language:
Englisch
Number of Pages:
368
Summary:
In December 1928 a short advertisement appears in The Glasgow Herald. The owner of a rural manor house in Masuria is seeking an English-speaking companion for her teenage daughter. Two Scottish sisters of student age travel afar and discover the charms of the Land of the Lakes. Documented in detailed letters and in a diary, their vivid descriptions give insight into a long-lost way of life. WWII brings major upheaval to all concerned - love,tragedy, escape and survival. This poignant true story reveals not only hardship but bears witness to the positive aspect of lasting friendship.
The author researches the history of Adlig Stürlack, the manor house concerned, culminating in details of its demise. Photography plays an integral part in illuminating the fascination for all people in this tale and for depicting the charms of the Masurian landscape.
Media Type:
Taschenbuch
Publisher:
myMorawa

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Package Dimensions:
0.238 x 0.167 x 0.032 m;
GTIN:
09783991180449
DUIN:
2TLVNFNEQQT
$48.90
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