The Winged Watchman

The Winged Watchman

By: Hilda Van Stockum Complete Authored Works
Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Simultaneously published by: Ambassador Books, Ltd. (Canada)
Publication Date: 1962

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The reader will find it hard to forget the Verhagen family—ten-year-old Joris, his older brother Dirk Jan, their parents, little Trixie—snug in their windmill home, "The Watchman," during the dark days of the German occupation of Holland. For four years the war had been going on, and Joris could hardly remember what life had been like before. Now he and Dirk Jan live for, and find, a chance to help the patriots of the Dutch Underground. In this strong and authentic story, Hilda van Stockum brings to life the Holland of World War II—the heroism, dangers, shortages, cruelties, the love that warmed and strengthened families like the Verhagens.

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The Winged Watchman Reprint

The Winged Watchman
Reprinted in 1997 by Bethlehem Books
Available formats: Paperback, Ebook
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