Left Jutta & Robin's story

Jutta suffered painful separations when she was growing up in post WWII Berlin.

Her father was conscripted when she was a year old

The war between Germany and the Soviet Union officially began in late June 1941, Jutta was just 12 months old. Although the threat of conflict had loomed since the early 1930s. Germany and the USSR launched a joint war against Poland in September of 1939, which the Soviets followed up with invasions of Finland, Romania, and the Baltic states across the following year. These are pictures of her mother, Enya and her father....

After Germany crushed France, and determined that it could not easily drive Great Britain from the war, the Wehrmacht turned its attention back to the East. Following the conquests of Greece and Yugolavia in the spring of 1941, Berlin prepared its most ambitious campaign; the destruction of Soviet Russia. The ensuing war would result in a staggering loss of human life, and in the final destruction of the Nazi regime.

This is Albert Schweitzer, Nobel Piece Prize winner for human rights. Jutta's mother became a master goldsmith. She created the prize for this prestigious occasion. She said she'd never looked into kinder eyes. This single mother and her daughter Jutta were separated from each other more than once. Jutta tells us heart breaking stories, she has vivid memories.
Created By
Theresa Bonello


Created with images by PublicDomainPictures - "maternal love love loyalty" • Will Palmer - "Soviet War Memorial - Close Up"

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