A Cat Called Adolf
This is one holocaust memoir which does not stop at survival but goes on to describe the lasting effects upon those survivors of their persecution, betrayal and suffering. Trude Levi was inspired to set down her memories of her experiences as a young Hungarian girl deported to Buchenwald to...
A Fairy Tale Unmasked
The Teacher and the Nazi Slaves
Vaupel, Dieter with Stone, D.Z.
A Fairy Tale Unmasked is two books in one, each building on the other. Part I is the effort of a German High School teacher and his indefatigable students to uncover the true history of their town, once the site...
A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium
Survival, Scars and Healing
Francine Lazarus survived WWII in Belgium hidden with strangers, isolated from her family, and moved from place to place. She witnessed murder and was often injured herself. With her father murdered in Auschwitz, her story continues post-war with the young Francine, neglected and abused by her...
A Village Named Dowgalishok
The Massacre at Radun and Eishishok
This unique and true story of a young boy, skillfully describes the small Jewish agricultural village of Dowgalishok in eastern Poland (modern-day Belarus) and its neighboring towns of Radun and Eishishok. With a loving eye for detail the Jewish atmosphere is brought to life...
A Warsaw Diary
A story of one of the few survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and of an underground existence in the non-Jewish part of the city during the Second World War. Based entirely on the author's original diary, rediscovered twenty years after the war, Michael Zylberberg tells of the ghetto uprising...
Arnold Daghani's Memories of Mikhailowka
The Illustrated Diary of a Slave Labour Camp Survivor
Edited by: Schultz, Ulrike; Schultz, Deborah; Timms, Edward
Arnold Daghani (1909-85) came from a German-speaking Jewish family in Suczawa, then in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now Romania. His understated narrative of his experiences in the slave labour camp at Mikhailowka, south west Ukraine (1942-43),...
The Story of One of the Boys
From Buchenwald to the Olympics, this is the incredible story of one of the Windermere children.
This is not just the story of another Holocaust survivor. After all, very few survivors would, just a few years after liberation, become Olympic athletes....
By a Twist of History
The Three Lives of a Polish Jew
Mietek Sieradzki fled Nazi-occupied Poland to the Soviet Union, from where he was deported to Siberia. Life there was tough and harsh, but he escaped the Holocaust and after the war joined the Polish foreign service. He was posted in Moscow, London, Korea,...
A Singer's Story of the Second World War
In March 1944, eleven divisions of German troops marched into Hungary. Thousands of Jews were rounded up and deported to death camps. Desperately, they sought foreign diplomatic relations, false identity papers, and hiding places. Vali Racz R?cz was a successful singer and...
Englishman in Auschwitz
Leon Greenman was born in London in 1910. His paternal grandparents were Dutch, and at an early age, after the death of his mother, his family moved to Holland, where Leon eventually settled with his wife, Esther, in Rotterdam. Leon was an antiquarian bookseller, and as such travelled to...