Welcome to Escaping Hitler: A Jewish Boy’s Quest for Freedom and his Future

Günter's entry stamp on his arrival in England July 1939
Günter’s entry stamp on his arrival in England July 1939

I am delighted to announce that my debut book, the official biography of Norwich resident and past Sheriff, Joe Stirling, will be published by Pen and Sword Books in January 2016.  Follow my journey as I continue to research and write Joe’s remarkable story of courage and determination.  As a German Jew in the Rhineland, young Gunter Stern at fourteen, decided he could wait no longer for his Kindertransport ticket to arrive; he had to get away if he was to survive beyond his teens.  One night he left a note for his mother and set off on foot across through four countries…..