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Hello and congrats on winning a review copy of LS Swaps from CarTech! Watch for your review copy to arrive by mail in the coming weeks.

I saw your review of "My Sister and I" by Dirk Van Der Heide and you said you'd heard it was probably fiction and asked for more information. I have seen many accusations that it was propaganda to demonize the Germans and make the British look good. Several different people from different countries on both sides of the Atlantic have been named as probable authors, but there's no solid proof. To me, Dirk sounds like a real child, and I know for a fact that the Germans are known to have done, at various times in the war, everything he claims to have seen them done. They strafed civilians. They bombed civilian targets. They did bomb the crap out of Rotterdam, flattening the city and killing who knows how many people. There really wasn't much about the British in the diary, since Dirk spent most of his time in Britain staying in the hotel.

I would at least say it's by no means proven that it's a fictional story. It could have been, I suppose, but they can't even decide who among five or six people the supposed author of the fake diary would have been.
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