Your Life Story in a Beautiful Book – Personal Biography

HELGA: A Memoir of Privilege, War and Family

Helga Hofmeier’s story of surviving World War II is one of a privileged family. Born in the Germany of rising Nazi power, she traveled alone as a 9-year-old girl to Tokyo, survived the American fire bombings of 1945, emigrated to the U.S. and became an American citizen. Her first-person accounts and reflections are powerful.