My Father's Country

Wibke Bruhns's chronicle of the life of her father, who was executed in 1944 for failing to disclose a plot to assassinate Hitler.

This family history offers an intimate insight into the experience of being German during a turbulent century.

Read by Joanna Tope.

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01*20080303

Wibke Bruhns's chronicle of the life of her father, who was executed in 1944 for failing to disclose a plot to assassinate Hitler.

This family history offers an intimate insight into the experience of being German during a turbulent century.

Read by Joanna Tope.

02*20080304

Returning to civilian life after the First World War, Wibke's father meets the woman with whom he will share the rest of his life.

0320080305

Wibke finds the 1930s both terrifying and shameful.

04*20080306

World War II is raging.

As Wibke's sister is preparing to marry, her mother makes a discovery that puts her future in jeopardy.

05 LAST*20080307

The plot to assassinate Hitler fails.