78 Rpm: The Record of a Family

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AuthorHouse, Oct 11, 2005 - Fiction - 152 pages
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A young woman who travels to a foreign country to claim her beloved!


A trip through Germany during the last years of the war!


A priest who gets away with murder!


A mother who gets arrested in the middle of the night and charged with treason!


A jubilant description of the liberation of Denmark at the end of the war!



Are just a few of the many stories which fill the pages of this book by Flemming Behrend, written about the lives of the people in his family.  The book takes you on a journey through times of peace and war.  It gives you a close look at Europe during the the great wars, through the great depression and up until the end of World War II. It also paints a very personal picture of Copenhagen in the early fifties with all its charm and challenges. A must read for all with European roots

or interest in European history.

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About the author (2005)

Flemming Behrend grew up in Copenhagen, Denmark.  He runs his own dental business in Olympia Washington.  Flemming is married to Silvia Behrend and they have three grown kids.


My book “78 RPM” is based on the wonderful stories I was told in my childhood about my family. The tale takes you through the times in Europe before the First World War, through the occupation of Denmark in the Second World War as well as the time of the early fifties of my childhood.

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