Date of Award


Document Type




First Advisor

Dr. Randall Wight

Second Advisor

Dr. Guyla Davis

Third Advisor

Dr. Kevin C. Motl


On September 1, 1939, Adolf Hitler invaded Poland, eliciting a declaration of war from Great Britain and France. The Second World War had begun. Hitler's authority proved detrimental to countless individuals lives. However, amid the chaos and agony felt by some, a few found a certain freedom by Hitler's presence. Edith Krueger Terlecki saw Hitler as a type of savior. This is Edith's story.



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