The Life Of Derek Adlersfugel: The Eiffel

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Derek Adlersfugel was a German photographer that lived in Berlin. He always took the family pictures with his camera, 1919 Kodak Black Box Brownie 2 Model E. He saved up Euros from delivering newspapers around neighborhoods. He wasn’t from a wealthy family, He valued everything he got. His clothes were a ripped in places, he always wore his grandfather’s green felt hat with feather. He was a dark haired, scrawny man. He was in his early 20’s, ready for whatever life could throw at him. He took pride in his work, always doing everything the best he could do. He always snuck into places he wasn’t allowed to be in. Like he would always sneak into art galleries to see all the images that his idols photographed. He was more of a street smart person, …show more content…
He was taking photos of the tower, when a little kid yelled, “GERMAN!” Derek was tackled by a police officer. “I am not a German, I am from London”, Derek said with a British accent. Derek knew he was lying, but he had to get to Versailles to get those photos. The police officer got off of Derek and said sorry sir. The kid asks, “Why were you getting off the train from Germany then?” “Derek said that his friend captured by the Germans and had to get him home back in Lille.” The Officer and the kid walked away and Derek kept moving. Derek decided that he didn’t want to walk to Versailles. Derek saw that a man go into the bank, and left his car running. Derek quickly ran to the car and drove off. Derek didn’t know how to drive a car, he was all over the road and about running over a few …show more content…
Some people started clapping bringing Derek out of his mind and back to reality. He saw that all the security guards are actually soldiers. The soldiers weren’t paying any attention to Derek, so Derek took a photo of them. Some of the soldiers turned around to see what the flash was but most of them kept their attention on the signing of the treaty. Before anyone signed the treaty someone read what it said. “The Treaty of Versailles, The Treaty of Peace, The Allied and Associated Powers and Germany, the protocol annexed theseto, the Agreement respecting the military occupation of the territories of the Rhine and the treaty between France Great Britain respecting Assistance to France in the event of unprovoked aggression by Germany.” Finally everyone was done signing and people started talking

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