The Peter and Gertrud Klopp Family Project

Reflections on Life, Family and Community

Book One


Preface

 

Last February I completed Book I of the Peter and Gertrud Klopp Story. I wanted to have the book published so that my immediate family members would have a lasting record. When I finally found a publisher willing to produce ten copies at an affordable price, I was pressed for time, as  my brother Karl’s 85th birthday was rapidly approaching. Consequently quite a few errors remained uncorrected in the final editing process. With the launching of this blog it seems fitting to republish a condensed version of the book, which will hopefully be error-free.

Presently I am writing Book II, the story of Biene’s side of the family, starting like Book I with the grandparents and ending with that momentous event in 1962, when Biene and I  met for the very first time at the municipal campground of Lake Baldeney near the city of Essen, Germany.

Story Cover

 

 

5 thoughts on “Book One

  1. Elissaveta

    I don’t know you but this post just brought a smile to my face. There is something very heart-warming about your family and the fact that you have written a book about and for your family (something of an autobiography?) adds to the sense of a strong-knit relationship you must all have.

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    1. Peter Klopp Post author

      Thank you for your kind comment, which I really appreciate very much! Reading in your ‘About me’ I also discovered that we share the interest in ham radio. I used to operate under the call sign VE7CRM. But now blogging and photography are my passion.

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