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E Arnhem’s most famous young ballerina Audrey’s own reminiscences new interviews with people who knew her in the war wartime diaries and research in classified Dutch archives shed light on the riveting untold story of Audrey Hepburn under fire in World War II Also included is a section of color and black and white photos Many of these images are from Audrey’s personal collection and are published here for the first time. I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewAudrey Hepburn is such an iconic actress and I ve seen so many of her fil

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Dutch Girl Audrey Hepburn and World War II

Twenty five years after her passing Audrey Hepburn remains the most beloved of all Hollywood stars known as much for her role as UNICEF ambassador as for films like Roman Holiday and Breakfast at Tiffany’s Several biographies have chronicled her stardom but none has covered her intense experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Netherlands According to her son Luca Dotti “The war made my mother who she was?. As a young girl watching Audrey Hepburn in the many movies she made I found her to genuine graceful and classy Didn t have any idea of who

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? Audrey Hepburn’s war included participation in the Dutch Resistance working as a doctor’s assistant during the “Bridge Too Far” battle of Arnhem the brutal execution of her uncle and the ordeal of the Hunger Winter of 1944 She also had to contend with the fact that her father was a Nazi agent and her mother was pro Nazi for the first two years of the occupation But the war years also brought triumphs as Audrey becam. I made it over halfway but DNF d this one when it was clear this was a bait and switch Audrey Hepburn s name and image was put on the cove


10 thoughts on “Dutch Girl Audrey Hepburn and World War II

  1. says:

    When I think of Audrey Hepburn I picture the beautiful iconic movie star who always appeared so regal no matter what role she played

  2. says:

    As a young girl watching Audrey Hepburn in the many movies she made I found her to genuine graceful and classy Did

  3. says:

    An interesting well written and well researched account of Audrey Hepburn and her experiences through five years of Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands Some readers who may be interested in her film career might be a little disappointed in this one as it delves in the Audrey’s life through the war in the Netherlands which was fascinating to read and after with her movie career and her work with Children and UNICEF I really enjoy

  4. says:

    I made it over halfway but DNF'd this one when it was clear this was a bait and switch Audrey Hepburn's name and image was put on the cover to sell copiesThis was a very dry repetitive narrative with a lot of filler about the Nazi occupation in the Netherlands It's not that these stories aren't worthwhile but to title a book Dutch Girl and put an image of Audrey Hepburn on the cover one would expect the book's

  5. says:

    I am glad to have read Dutch Girl Audrey Hepburn and World War II by Robert Matzen so I am giving it three stars It covers Audrey Hepburn’s 1929 1993 entire life She is famed both as an actress and humanitarian in her role as Goodwill UNICEF Ambassador The book’s central focus is however as the title indicates her experiences in Velp and Arnhem Holland during the Second World War Clearly memories of the war years were the impetus behin

  6. says:

    This book is about Hepburn’s early years in Europe during the war It has a foreword by her youngest son Luca Dotta She had always been very introverted a uiet shy girl Probably so after her parents split and he

  7. says:

    I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewAudrey Hepburn is such an iconic actress and I've seen so many of her films multiple times Outside of her films though I didn't know much about her

  8. says:

    The book has been marketed as telling the story of Audrey Hepburn's young years during World War II in which she lived in Arnhem developing her skills as a dancer and working as an agent for the underground While this is true in parts it primarily chronicles what life in that town the town of a bridge too far was like for

  9. says:

    I was deeply disappointed in this bait and switch book aimed at fans of Audrey Hepburn This was an overwhelmingly and excessively detailed book about WWII specifically in the Netherlands and oh Audrey Hepburn was

  10. says:

    A look at WWII in the Netherlands specifically Arnhem and Velp through the lens of Audrey Hepburn Every chapter starts with one of the rare uotes by Hepburn about her experiences during the war but the chapters heavily focus on the details o

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