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Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons

Wesel, Sennelager, Klingelputz, Ruhleben

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 102,215 / 301 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,752
Added to site: 2006.04.10 13199
Genres: History, War, Biography

xing summer's day began to assert itself, with the result that it was not long before the women commenced to show signs of distress. Their spirits revived, however, as the train commenced to move. There was one solace--one and all were advancing towards home and the discomfort would not last for long.

So keen was the desire to get to Berlin that the great majority of the passengers had neglected to provide themselves with any food, lest they should lose their seats or miss the train. But they confidently expected that the train would pull up at some station to enable refreshments to be obtained. They were supported in this belief by the withdrawal of the usual dining car from the train. Those who trusted in luck, however, were rudely disappointed. The train refused to stop at any station. Instead, it evinced a decided preference for intermediate signal posts. It was described as an express, but a tortoise's crawl would be a gallop in comparison. It travelled at only a little more than a walking pace an

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****

Great so far, with lots of twists. Not sure if it's really non-fiction, but even if not it's an exciting story.



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