A Mind in Prison by Bruno Manz
The Memoir of a Son and Soldier in the Third Reich

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How Nazi propaganda and a loving, but pro-Nazi father caused a young boy to fall under Hitler's spell - and how he awakened to the awful truth.
 

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Manz was born in 1921 in Dortmund, Germany. There he attended high school until he became a soldier in the German army at the beginning of World War II. He fought in Finland at the Eastern front against Russia. At the war's end, he briefly became a prisoner of war of British forces in Norway and was released in November 1945. He began his study of mathematics and physics at the University of Mainz in 1946. In 1957 he graduated with a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the Technical University, Aachen, Germany. He was employed as a research scientist by Siemens of Germany from 1955 to 1957. In 1957 he immigrated to the United States. He was first employed by the Army Ballistic Missile Agency at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. In 1959, he accepted a position as operations analyst with the U.S. Air Force, first in Alamogordo and then in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He retired in 1988. He also taught physics, mathematics, and operations research for three universities; the University of New Mexico, Highlands University of New Mexico, and Chapman College.
 
Published August 1, 2001 by Potomac Books Inc.. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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Germans lacked the American spirit. This is the conclusion that Manz reaches through writing this honest, soul-searching autobiography in which he attempts to understand the Third Reich and his pl

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""Germans lacked the American spirit."" This is the conclusion that Manz reaches through writing this honest, soul-searching autobiography in which he attempts to understand the Third Reich and his place within it.

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