Herbert Hack of Berlin with a picture of his father, known as Charles (center in small photo), a former US soldier whom he is trying to locate.

Germany's war children scramble to find their GI fathers

By Colin Nickerson
Globe Staff / March 26, 2006

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BERLIN -- They were offspring of romance in the occupation era, born to German women who had flings with American GIs -- sometimes for love, sometimes for a moment's passion, and sometimes, in the hardest days immediately after World War II, for a few packs of cigarettes or a pair of nylon stockings. (Full article: 2307 words)

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