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ERIC Number: ED477288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 81
Abstractor: N/A
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Marianne Wahnschaff Ballester's Personal Experiences: United States, World War Two, Soviet Zone.
Oliver, Paula Popow
This family history recounts the life and personal experiences of Marianne Wahnschaff Ballester who was born in the United States in 1929 to German parents. Marianne and her mother spent the World War II years in Stassfurt, Germany, and returned to the United States in 1946. The overview of her life includes a reunion with her father, attendance at Julia Richmond High School (New York City), marriage to Claudio Ballester in 1949 and subsequent motherhood, a degree in education from William Paterson University (Wayne, New Jersey), and 22 years as an elementary school teacher. The history relates Marianne's personal experiences, provides a map of her journey from the United States to Germany and her return to the United States, presents a glossary, a family genealogy, and an afterword. Contains numerous photographs. (BT)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: East Germany; New York (New York)