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Born Jewish: a Childhood in Occupied Europe

By: Liebman, Marcel; Rose, Jacqueline (Introduction by)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Verso Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003754

ISBN: 1844670392

Condition: New in New dust jacket

The story Libman tells is of his family's struggle to survive in the face of persecution, terror, and constant evasion, is an existence observed with acuity, humor and lyricism. This memoir is the account of his childhood in Brussels under the Nazi occupation and explores the emergence of his class-consciousness against a background of resistance and collaboration. He documents the internal class war that has long been hidden from history - how the Nazi persecution exploited class distinctions within the Jewish community, and how certain Jewish notables collaborated in a systematic program of ... View more info

Death on the Black Sea the Untold Story of the Struma and World War II's Holocaust At Sea

By: Frantz, Douglas; Collins, Catherine

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Ecco Publications: 2004

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 003442

Condition: New

On the morning of February 24, 1942, on the Black Sea near Istanbul, an explosion ripped through a decrepit former cattle barge filled with Jewish refugees. One man clung fiercely to a piece of deck, fighting to survive. Nearly eight hundred others - among them, more than 100 children - perished. In this book its passengers, and the events that led to its destruction are investigated and fully revealed in two vivid, parallel accounts, set six decades apart. One chronicles the international diplomatic maneuvers and callousness that resulted in the largest maritime loss of civilian life during W... View more info

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Flight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933-1946

By: Dwork, Deborah; Van Pelt, Robert Jan

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003864

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - This bold, groundbreaking book reconstructs the intricate psychological, social, and political history of the millions of refugees who evaded the terrible fate of the six million. As war, persecution, and deportation savaged communities, Jews tried to flee through legal and clandestine routes. In their multifaceted tale of Jewish refugees during and after the Nazi era, the authors braid the private and public realms, personal memory and official history to elucidate a pattern and carry the reader vividly into the circumstances of the past. This book is grounded in research throughout Eur... View more info

I'M No Hero Journeys of a Holocaust Survivor

By: Friedman, Henry; Berenbaum, Michael (Foreword by)

Price: $25.76

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Univ. Of Washington Pr: 1999

Seller ID: 003440

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Henry Friedman was robbed of his adolescence by the monstrous evil that annihilated millions of European Jews and changed forever the lives of those who survived. When the Nazis overran their home town near the Polish-Ukrainian border, the Friedman family was saved by Ukrainian Christians who had worked at their farm. They were hidden in a loft over the animal stalls at a neighbor's farm; his father hid in another hayloft half a mile away. The family was liberated by the Russians after 18 months in hiding. Henry was 15. Like many other survivors, Henry Friedman has found it difficult to confro... View more info

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No Pretty Pictures: a Child of War

By: Lobel, Anita

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Greenwillow: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003865

ISBN: 0688159354

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Anita Lobel, known as an illustrator of children's books, describes her experience as a Polish Jew during World War II and for years in Sweden afterwards. She came to the United States as a teenager as a painter, fabric designer, and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of books for children. The jacket is bumped a bit at the spine top and at one spot on the top back. The inside board and end papers are decorated. Includes an epilogue and acknowledgments. Binding is reinforced. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Kingdom of Auschwitz

By: Friedrich, Otto

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003441

Condition: New

I know of no work which brings the reality of this evil place so directly, vividly, accurately, movingly and clearly. It is quite simply the best short account ever produced. The origins and rationale of the camp; the part it played in overall Nazi plans; the way it was built, expanded and run; they key officials in its command structure; the daily lives of its guard and inmates; and most of all the terrifying logic and discipline which kept Auschwitz operating for the greater part of a long war - all of these aspects are related with admirable plainness and concision. For young people in part... View more info