All But My Life

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All But My Life is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man who was to become her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in 1945, Gerda takes the reader on a terrifying journey. Gerda's serene and idyllic childhood is shattered when Nazis march into Poland on September 3, 1939. Although the Weissmanns were permitted to live for a while in the basement of their home, they were eventually separated and sent to German labor camps. Over the next few years Gerda experienced the slow, inexorable stripping away of "all but her life." By the end of the war she had lost her parents, brother, home, possessions, and community; even the dear friends she made in the labor camps, with whom she had shared so many hardships, were dead. Despite her horrifying experiences, Klein conveys great strength of spirit and faith in humanity. In the darkness of the camps, Gerda and her young friends manage to create a community of friendship and love. Although stripped of the essence of life, they were able to survive the barbarity of their captors. Gerda's beautifully written story gives an invaluable message to everyone. It introduces them to last century's terrible history of devastation and prejudice, yet offers them hope that the effects of hatred can be overcome.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Gerda Weissmann Klein
Publisher : Hill and Wang
Release : 1995-03-31
File : 257 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781466812420


All But My Life

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Author : Perfection Learning Corporation
Publisher : Turtleback
Release : 2021-02
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 1663605181


All But My Life

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A Polish Jew records her experiences and struggle for survival in Nazi work camps and during a thousand-mile forced march

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Gerda Weissmann Klein
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 1995-03-30
File : 274 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780809024605


World War Ii

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The World in 1937 -- Japan and China, 1937-1940 -- Hitler's Border Wars, 1938-1939 -- Germany Re-fights World War I, 1939 fights World War I,1939-1940 -- Wars of Ideology, 1941-1942 -- The Red Army versus the Wehrmacht, 1942-1944 -- Japan's Lunge for Empire, 1941-1942 -- Defending the Perimeter: Japan, 1942-1944 -- The 'World Ocean' and Allied Victory, 1939-1945 -- The European Periphery, 1940-1944 -- Wearing down Germany, 1942-1944 -- Victory in Europe, 1944-1945 -- End and Beginning in Asia, 1945 -- Conclusion.

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Genre : History
Author : Evan Mawdsley
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2020-04-30
File : 411 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781108496094


Survivors True Stories Of Children In The Holocaust

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Gripping and inspiring, these true stories of bravery, terror, and hope chronicle nine different children's experiences during the Holocaust.These are the true-life accounts of nine Jewish boys and girls whose lives spiraled into danger and fear as the Holocaust overtook Europe. In a time of great horror, these children each found a way to make it through the nightmare of war. Some made daring escapes into the unknown, others disguised their true identities, and many witnessed unimaginable horrors. But what they all shared was the unshakable belief in-- and hope for-- survival. Their legacy of courage in the face of hatred will move you, captivate you, and, ultimately, inspire you.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Allan Zullo
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2016-11-29
File : 208 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781338157369


The Hours After

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The love letters of Gerda and Kurt Klein, revealing one of the greatest love stories ever told. Over fifty years ago, Gerda Weissmann was barely alive at the end of a 350-mile death march that took her from a slave labor camp in Germany to the Czech border. On May 7, 1945, the American military stormed the area, and the first soldier to approach Gerda was Kurt Klein. She guided him to her fellow prisoners who lay sick and dying on the ground, and quoted Goethe: "Noble be man, merciful and good." Perhaps it was her irony, her composure, her evident compassion in the face of tragedy, that struck Kurt Klein. A great love had begun. Forced to separate just weeks after liberation and hours after their engagement, Gerda and Kurt began a correspondence that lasted until their reunion and wedding in Paris a year later. Their poignant letters reflect upon the horrors of war and genocide, but above all, upon the rapture and salvation of true love.

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Genre : Literary Collections
Author : Gerda Weissmann Klein
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2000-02-19
File : 303 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780312273507


The World War Two Reader

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This comprehensive reader provides an overview of research in the study of the Second World War and includes chapters by some of the best known and most innovative scholars working today. It gives attention to the fighting of the war throughout the world.

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Genre : World War, 1939-1945
Author : Gordon Martel
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2004
File : 538 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0415224020


Get Out Of My Life But First Could You Drive Me And Cheryl To The Mall

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Author : Anthony E. Wolf
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Release : 1995
File : 228 Pages
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Anything But Simple

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Like her grandmother, Lucinda J. Miller wears long dresses and a prayer covering. But she uses a cellphone and posts status updates on Facebook, too. Anything but Simple is the riveting memoir of a young woman’s rich church tradition, lively family life, and longings for a meaningful future within her Mennonite faith. With a roving curiosity and a sometimes saucy tongue, Miller ushers us into her busy life as a young schoolteacher. Book 5 in the Plainspoken series. Hear straight from Amish and Mennonite people themselves as they write about their daily lives and deeply rooted faith in the Plainspoken series from Herald Press. Each book includes “A Day in the Life of the Author” and the author’s answers to FAQs about the Amish and Mennonites.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Lucinda J. Miller
Publisher : MennoMedia, Inc.
Release : 2017-07-25
File : 167 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781513801766


The Blue Rose

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Brief text and black and white photographs explain how Jenny is different from other girls and why she needs more love and understanding.

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Genre : Children with disabilities
Author : Gerda Weissmann Klein
Publisher : Lawrence Hill Books
Release : 1974
File : 72 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015024073903