According to my dad, this occurred in the dead of winter in Germany during WWII. Dad was driving the lead truck in a convoy in what was close to a white-out. He nudged his truck along slowly following the dim outline of what he thought was the road. He was thinking that they should be approaching a bridge that was on the map soon when he spotted a man standing in the road. Visibility was terrible, but he could see that man was unarmed and wasn’t wearing a German uniform. He got out to talk to the man and wondered if he was crazy, since only a person who had mental problems would be standing in the middle of the road in a blizzard.

 

He’d gotten to within a few yards of the man when the man vanished. He walked over to where the man had been standing and in a brief lapse in the snowstorm, managed to see that the bridge which was right ahead of them had been destroyed. The ghost had saved his convoy! Had the ghost not appeared, you wouldn’t be reading this now…

 

命を助ける幽霊

亡くなった父の話しによると、この事件は第二次世界大戦のドイツの真冬に起きた。父はトラック車列の先頭トラックを運転していた。猛吹雪でホワイト・アウトに近い状態だった。最悪の視界で彼が幽かにしか見えない道にゆっくり進んでいた。間もなく地図に示された橋に近づいていると思っていたとき、道に男の人が見えてきた。視界が悪かったが、銃を持っていないこととドイツ兵の軍服を着ていないのを見えた。トラックを停止して彼に話すために降りた。正常な人は猛吹雪中に道の真ん中には立たないので父はその人はきっと頭がおかしいと思っていた。

 

残り数メートルでその男が立っている位置に着くところ、その男が突然消えた!その男が立っていたところに行くと、吹雪が一瞬だけ和らいで、そのすぐ前の端が破壊されたことが見えた。その幽霊は父のトラック車列を助けた!もし当時その幽霊が現れなかったら私は生まれず、今、あなたはこれを読んでいないだろう・・・

By Billy Hammond (Copyright AELS)

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English books published by AELS

(AELS出版英語書籍リスト)

 

The links will take you to where you can order from major booksellers.

I. Majoh Gakuin and Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools Trilogy

1. Majoh Gakuin & Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools

2. Lost Witch (The second book)

3. Fate & Magic (The final book in the trilogy)

II. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire Trilogy

1. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire

2. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Returns

3. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Challenges (The final book in the trilogy)

III. Fantasy fiction set outside of Japan

1. Dimension Jumpers

IV. Fantasy fiction set in Japan

1. 21st Century Ninja

2. Regressed

3. Japanese Woman

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