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The Next Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
Une Goutte de Vie dans l'Amer
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: French. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'histoire vraie d'un enfant insouciant, dans le Paris des années 30, élevé dans l'amour de la France et de ses valeurs républicaines par ses parents immigrés juifs polonais. Brusquement éveillé de son enfance par la guerre, il va découvrir le coté sombre des hommes. Miraculé du camp de Drancy, il assiste, impuissant, au départ de ses parents vers Auschwitz, devient résistant et tente de survivre.
Bitter Freedom: Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012 by Gihon River Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Remarkable first-person story of survival in Nazi occupied Poland. Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa Wallach and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter to safety (they prayed) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa's brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground beneath the cellar of an heroic Polish mechanic's shop.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
Eye of the Eagle: The True Story of an American Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In World War II, most aviation pilots were armed with many weapons. But in the US Air Force reconnaissance squadron, these men flew ongoing missions over enemy lines, photographing enemy targets before and after they were bombed – facing onslaughts of enemy fighters and armed with -- a camera!
Sala - More than a Survivor
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is the touching and inspirational story of Sala Lewis, who at age ten was left alone to wander the streets of Poland after her family was taken away by the Nazis. Sala had been out with her friends and came home to find her family gone and the apartment where she lived sealed off. Everything she possessed was no longer hers. She had no family, no clothes, no food, nothing ...
Spirit Over Steel - A Chronology of the Second World War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 177,030. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The largest, most complex and most destructive war humanity has yet fought, the Second World War escapes easy description. Spirit over Steel is more than just a chronology of the war's main events, it also weaves in hundreds of individual threads into the tapestry of the whole conflict and yet never loses sight of the overall picture.
Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 139,470. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This never-before told story reveals Wallenberg's detention by the Russians and relates the legal and diplomatic efforts of the author, Morris Wolff, and others to gain (or impede) his release from the Soviet Union. Playing a role in the saga are such participants as Chief Justice John Roberts, President Richard Nixon, President Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger and Leonid Brezhnev.
Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
At the dawn of the Israeli state, the tragic sinking of the Israeli ship Altalena--by Israeli commandos no less--threatened to tear the new country apart, and has lessons still for its politics and peace. The first book in English on the event, and by a historian, this book tells the story, and the present profound implications, of a moment in the birth of modern Israel, with much relevance still.
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
Legacy of Life: A Memoir of the Holocaust
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Israel Joe Sachs recounts his Jewish childhood in Poland, followed by his personal story of survival through nearly six horrifying years of Nazi terror. Most of his family members died in the Holocaust, but he was spared by “The Invisible Hand of God.” Although survivors are scarred forever, “Witnessing a new generation rising from the ashes of the Holocaust uplifted our souls.”
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey from Torah to Constitution
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A renowned historian examines the special contributions of rabbis and lawyers to American Jewish acculturation. Based on extensive research in U.S. and Israeli archives, his analysis of how lawyers displaced rabbis as community leaders in the 20th century illuminates a decisive moment in U.S Jewish history, and shows how law became deified, to the point of slighting the Holocaust and Zionism.
Evacuation To Central Asia (Jews Escape from the Nazis and Soviets)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is a different World War II perpective. People fled deep into the Soviet Union and into the Central Asian Republics of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan,Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan to avoid the terror of the invading German Army.The book codifies historical facts and testimonies of many Jews and other refugees who managed to survive the war. Included are six original testimonies of children.
Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 288,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.