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The Problem of Christian Antisemitism
By Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This third short book in a series shows that hatred against the Jews in the name of Christ is contrary to many plain teachings, and never in any circumstances justifiable. Yet, it was very different in motive and in results from the secular racial antisemitism that drove the Nazis and led to the Holocaust.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
By Maria Pritchard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
Documents from the Shoah; I Edicts, Laws, Orders & Others
By Elizabeth Kirkley Best
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Part of a four part series, Documents from the Shoah: I Edicts, Laws, Orders & Others provides a great introductory look at the basic classic documents which shaped the Shoah. A fine companion guide for beginning students of the holocaust in the church or education.
Tragedy at Évian - How the World Allowed Hitler to Proceed with the Holocaust
By Tony Matthews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In July 1938, thirty-two countries participated in a vital conference at Évian-les-Bains, France. The purpose of the conference was to discuss the persecution and emigration of the European Jews, specifically those caught under the anvil of Nazi atrocities. However, the outcome of the conference was the complete abandonment of the Jewish people, condemning them to the Holocaust.
The Woman Without a Number
By Iby Knill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Woman Without a Number is the inspirational story of holocaust survivor Iby Knill, whose early childhood was spent in Czechoslovakia before her parents - alarmed at the persecution of Jews in Germany - smuggled her over the border to Hungary. Caught by the Security Police, Iby was then imprisoned, tortured and sent to the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, but lived to tell her remarkable tale.
Daughters of Absence
By Mindy Weisel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
By Klara Wizel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
By Stephen Nasser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Worlds Torn Asunder: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope and Resilience
By Dov Beril Edelstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
More than a Holocaust survivor memoir. More than just a harrowing tale of survival and hope. What makes this story special is its unique three-dimensional depth. A retired Rabbi and educator, the author masterfully weaves personal memoir into historical context, with a deep appreciation for Jewish lore and tradition. Dov Beril Edelstein was Auschwitz inmate #A7868. This is his story.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
By Miriam M. Brysk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
By Albin F. Irzyk, Brigadier General (ret.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Meticulous Records
By David Herszlikovicz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The note from my father "Go hide yourselves somewhere even if it is in a hole in the ground, because nobody knows what is happening here" This was the first news we had from him after a nightmare wait to know where he was. Someone had found the note - thankfully not a Nazi or sympathizer.
In the Face of Evil
By Tema Merback
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
In the Face of Evil is the extraordinary true story of a young girl’s coming of age. and a National Jewish Book Award Finalist. It is a timeless story of the upheavals of war, the tenacious endurance of love and the resilience of the human spirit. It is an epic journey through the nightmare of the Holocaust—the single most defining moment in modern history.
Les Églises et les Juifs (1933-1945)
By Menahem R. Macina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: French. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
L'auteur illustre le silence, la démission, l’indifférence, ou la complicité chrétiennes d’alors, face à la persécution des juifs, par de nombreuses citations, dûment référencées, de textes choisis en raison de la contemporanéité de leurs auteurs avec les événements de l’époque, ou, s’agissant de documents et d’analyses historiques, en raison de leur pertinence et de leur crédibilité.
I Can Live No Longer: The Story of an Indomitable Man, the only Volunteer to Auschwitz.
By Jeremy Kowalski
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.
3rd Generation and Beyond
By Danna Pycher
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Yesterday's lessons, for tomorrow's future..." 3rd Generation and Beyond is a book of powerful life philosophies according to a Third Generation Holocaust descendant. Each chapter gives a little more insight into how we, as individuals, can empower ourselves and the world around us.
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
By Joanie Schirm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,110. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Why My Father Ran
By Heni Stein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A powerful and emotional biography of holocaust survivor, Sam Shatz, as told by his daughter. Leaving his memoirs intact, she has painstakingly transcribed them from numerous sources so you can 'hear his story in his voice.' Henia shares what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a holocaust survivor.
The Chess Player
By Thomas Levenson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Stefan Toma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The story is based on the actual experience of a chess player and his family living in Bucharest during World War II and how his love for chess saved him his life
Cazando hienas. Simón Wiesenthal, el Mossad y los criminales de guerra
By Carlos Golberg
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 13, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
En un texto de lectura apasionante y conmovedora, se narra la vida de Simon Wiessenthal, sobreviviente de varios campos de concrentración alemanes, quien dedicara su vida a localizar y llevar al banquillo de los acusados a algunos de los nazis responsables de tanto dolor.