When I Was Someone Else: The Incredible True Story of Past Life Connection
A journalist's profound investigation into the reality behind anintense waking vision and the search for healing after death• Details the author's vivid waking vision of a dying Germansoldier in World War II and how he discovered the soldier was areal person, including his research into German military archivesand meeting the man's surviving family members• Explores synchronicities, reincarnation, and communicationacross the veil between life and death• Reveals how the author helped the dead soldier findforgiveness and healingWhile on a spiritual retreat in Peru, journalist Stéphane Allixexperienced a vivid waking vision of a soldier dying on a snowybattlefield, followed by scenes from the soldier's earlier life. Healso clearly saw the man's name, Alexander Herrmann, and felt adisturbing sense of closeness with the soldier.Obsessed by the power of this extremely real vision, Allix beganan intensive investigation that revealed this individual hadactually existed: a German soldier who died in World War II duringthe 1941 Russian campaign. As he began retracing Herrmann's past,he found that the other images accompanying the battle scene werealso of people who had truly existed and were close to the man whodied. Diving deep into German military archives, meeting the man'ssurviving family members, and following his own intuitive hunches,the author also discovered that the soldier was part of the WaffenS.S., the infamous Totenkopf Brigade, and his investigationbroadened to explore what drove Herrmann to become part of such anorganization.While Allix's initial impression is that this German soldier wasa past life, as he progresses in his rigorous investigation and hisdecoding of the events surrounding it, he realizes that it wasactually his own work with the paranormal and his unresolvedfeelings over the death of his brother and his father that made himparticularly sensitive to the veil between life and death,culminating in the soul of this dead soldier coming to him insearch of forgiveness and healing. Allix realizes that his missionis not to bring about the rebirth of this person but to healhim—and the victims of his ignominious actions during the war.Offering a fascinating exploration of visions, synchronicities,reincarnation, and the connections between the spiritual andphysical planes, When I Was Someone Else shares a powerfulmessage of healing after death along with the profound epiphanythat light needs darkness to be perceived.