Diary of an anonymous German girl
No biographical information about the diary’s author is available. The diary was found in Saarburg by the donor, who arrived to the German town during World War II with occupation troops. According to donor’s letter, the town was deserted at the time of the diary’s discovery.
The manuscript diary is by a young German girl from the Saarland area of Germany, possibly from a rich, Catholic family. The bulk of the diary pertains to the girl’s personal life and daily activities; however, comments about conditions in Germany during the war are also found in the work.
German Diaries; World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives, German; Youths Writings German; Saarland (Germany)--Social Conditions; Saarland, Germany