By 1941 the O’Briens found their allegiances tested. While they were American citizens they had personal and possible political connections to Nazi Germany.

The letters were locked in an archive for decades but recently were opened the public by the Irish Military Archives and they give us a deeply personal account of the war, yet one that is at times uncomfortable given the people involved found common cause with fascists.

The letters are read by Aidan Crowe and Megan Carter.

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