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Trautmann's Journey: From Hitler Youth to FA Cup Legend

Clay, Catrine

9780224082891 - Trautmann's Journey: From Hitler Youth to FA Cup Legend
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Artikelomschrijving

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR Bert Trautmann is a football legend. He is famed as the Manchester City goalkeeper who broke his neck in the 1956 FA Cup final and played on. But his early life was no less extraordinary. He grew up in Nazi Germany, where first he was indoctrinated by the Hitler Youth, before fighting in World War Two in France and on the Eastern Front. In 1945 he was captured and sent to a British POW camp where, for the first time, he understood that there could be a better way of life. He embraced England as his new home and before long became an English football hero. Brilliant Observer A remarkable story, well worth reading The Times A gripping story of an unlikely redemption through football Sunday Times This poignant book is a tribute to the depth of both Clays research and her compassion Independent

Specificaties

Auteur Clay, Catrine
ISBN/EAN 9780224082891
€ 14,30 € 15,89
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 30-12

Artikelomschrijving

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR Bert Trautmann is a football legend. He is famed as the Manchester City goalkeeper who broke his neck in the 1956 FA Cup final and played on. But his early life was no less extraordinary. He grew up in Nazi Germany, where first he was indoctrinated by the Hitler Youth, before fighting in World War Two in France and on the Eastern Front. In 1945 he was captured and sent to a British POW camp where, for the first time, he understood that there could be a better way of life. He embraced England as his new home and before long became an English football hero. Brilliant Observer A remarkable story, well worth reading The Times A gripping story of an unlikely redemption through football Sunday Times This poignant book is a tribute to the depth of both Clays research and her compassion Independent

Specificaties

Auteur Clay, Catrine
ISBN/EAN 9780224082891