Käthe took up her dish-cloth again and started scrubbing furiously at an almost clean plate. “The important man designing his clever weapons that will defend the German people. Yes, we are so respected.”
The front door opened and Clara could hear Hans and Renate chatting and laughing. She guessed this conversation also was over for a while.
13 September 1936, Stuttgart: England calling
Clara sighed. She just could not get used to this. Yes, she still had a few boarders but not as many as before. No first, second or third class now. It wasn’t just that, though, because in fact there were always fewer students from the lower forms. Such young children might not be expected to live away from home. Now, as well, other parents had started taking...
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