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Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Edith's Story by Edith Velmans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Remember Your Name by Erik G LeMoullec
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From living in the Lodz ghetto at age ten to surviving the hells of Auschwitz and a death march at fifteen, Teddy Znamirowski faced unfathomable horrors, narrowly escaping death time and time again. Liberated at sixteen, it was not until the Bricha approached him and he became a lead operative – smuggling thousands of refugees across country borders – that he finally began his life again.
The Christians In The Third Reich by Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Confusion dominates too many discussions of the churches in Nazi Germany. Germany was not a Christian country but had been deeply influenced by powerful philosophical and scientific forces of secularism for over a century before 1933. The churches themselves were often mere facades of theological liberalism that denied the fundamentals of the faith in very religious-sounding language.
Hitler’s Religious, Quasi-Religious and Anti-Religious Ideas by Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2014 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Hitler's combination of religious and secular rhetoric has led to diverse interpretations of his fundamental orientation. How can talk about some higher power harmonize with his concept of life as a brutal and amoral struggle for survival?
Israel and Conspiracy Theories by Iakovos Alhadeff
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Why it was the same forces that led to the creation of the Arab states that led to the creation of Israel too. An answer to conspiracy theories about the creation of the State of Israel.
The Problem of Christian Antisemitism by Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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.
Tragedy at Évian - How the World Allowed Hitler to Proceed with the Holocaust by Tony Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,190. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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 Danny Naten
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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. Categories: 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: Free! Words: 32,070. Language: French. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.