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Adult/YA (1) along with Bertel's Polish Christian "husband." They bribed their way out of the camp to take various work assignments (1) and you won't quit till you're finished. Bertel Weissberger (now Betty Lauer) was 12 in April 1938 when her father was expelled from Germany and went to America. That October (1) as IDs were continually rechecked and bounty hunters were always searching for disguised Jews. Fleeing a series of near-discoveries (1) autobiography (1) Bertel and her mother ended up in Warsaw (1) Bertel; her sister (1) Biographies Autobiographies and Memoirs (1) biography (2) DS 135 .G5 L2985 2004 (1) Eva; and her mother?along with truckloads of other German Jews?were sent to Poland. Initially (1) family (1) finally sailed to America. Beyond the incredible journey (1) herding into ghettos and the "liquidations" of ghettos by mass executions or transports to concentration camps. Bertel and her mother?the Nazis caught Eva?got forged papers and learned to pass as Polish Christians. This was a constant strain (1) historical fiction (1) history (1) Holocaust (5) Holocaust memoirs (1) how to sense danger in the slightest gesture?is unforgettable. Map (1) immigrants (1) Jewish Holocaust History (1) Judaism -- Customs and practices. > Jewish etiquette. (1) library (1) memoir (3) navigated the Russian occupation of Poland (1) non-fiction (3) OWNER: Beit Hallel RESOURCE TYPE: Book STATUS: Available SHELF NUMBER: G1 DESCRIPTION: Even if you think you've read enough about the Holocaust (1) start this extraordinary eyewitness account (1) struggle (1) survivor (1) test_early_comments (1) they lived as registered Jews (1) this day-by-day account of a teenager learning "survival dexterity"?how to extract assistance from the ambivalent (1) walked to Auschwitz to look for Eva and stowed away on a ship from Poland to Sweden (1) where they fought in the 1943 uprising and were deported to an internment camp (1) with special curfews (1) work assignments and food rations. Then came armbands (1) World War II History (1) WWII (2) YA Holocaust (1)
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