The parrot of a young Jewish refugee constantly rattles off numbers in German. There’s much speculation about the numbers, and than a murder happeneds
The Ghetto Within by Santiago H. Amigorena also deals with issues of identity, as many immigrants do. Are they Argentina? Polish? Polish-Argentinian? Jewish?
I enjoyed the interaction between Ingrid and David. I thought that plot device worked well to personalize the events, & also to highlight the history
Events leading up and after D-Day (Jan-Sept 1944) seeing through the eyes of Eisenhower, the Rommel, Bradley, Patton, von Rundstedt and ordinary soldiers
The Allies believe that Italy will be a piece of cake and they could move on the Germany. Italy did surrender but the Nazis kept on fighting.