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Laura's powerful photo of the Jewish cemetery in her town got me thinking about when I was just a lad...well actually a world class military brat in the making...and my father was stationed in Kassel, Germany. I remember kind Papa Rattenhover and his son Hans. When it came time for us to leave they wanted us to have some things. Papa gave us his World War I dress helmet (all that remains is the metal emblem) and some worthless examples of German Marks at the height of the inflation that struck Germany in the 20s (10,000,000 marks to the dollar). Hans gave us his book (as a Hitler Youth he was expected to collect all the pertinent pictures from the backs of cigarette packs and paste them in their designated spot). I don't think they wanted them anymore and perhaps they hoped they could show us in some way the nightmare they had gone through (and somehow survived). Hans wrote inside the cover: "1935 When I was a boy I collected these pictures and got a book, which represents 'Struggle for the 3rd Rich,' In Friendship, Hans Rattenhover, Munich 56."
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