february, 2023

Ingrid Polonius Reads From "Child of War"

26feb2:00 pm3:00 pmIngrid Polonius Reads From "Child of War"In-person program at the Ridgefield LibraryRidgefield Library

Event Details

Child of War is not your ordinary war memoir. Told from the perspective of a child, former Ridgefield resident Ingrid Polonius’ earliest memories of being alive include running for her life to bomb shelters while the sirens of Kassel, Germany, wailed their daily air-raid warnings. In 1943, the Allies stepped up their air attacks on Germany, sending bombers day and night to obliterate Ingrid’s hometown, a major producer of Panzer tanks. The Allies then breached the Edersee Dam just outside Kassel, flooding her hometown, and creating massive devastation. Ingrid witnessed it all, living through events no child should ever have to endure.

Please register for this powerful, in-person program which takes place at 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 26th.


(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Ridgefield Library

472 Main Street, Ridgefield CT 06877


Ridgefield Library

Phone: (203) 438-2282 472 Main Street, Ridgefield CT 06877

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