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In the Hell of Auschwitz: The Wartime Memoirs of Judith Sternberg Newman

by Judith Sternberg Newman

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Despite the Nazi oppression of all Jews in the lands under their control, Judith Sternberg Newman and her family were hugely fortunate to have managed get permission to settle in Paraguay in 1940. However, their escape was blocked by the German authorities who refused to provide an exit visa. From that moment on, as the author notes, 'fate turned against us'. The author relates in these horrific memoirs the torments, brutality, and death at Auschwitz; the treatment that left her by the end of the war as the only surviving member of her family. She emigrated to America in 1947 where she was able to practice at her chosen profession in nursing and raise a family.… (more)
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Despite the Nazi oppression of all Jews in the lands under their control, Judith Sternberg Newman and her family were hugely fortunate to have managed get permission to settle in Paraguay in 1940. However, their escape was blocked by the German authorities who refused to provide an exit visa. From that moment on, as the author notes, 'fate turned against us'. The author relates in these horrific memoirs the torments, brutality, and death at Auschwitz; the treatment that left her by the end of the war as the only surviving member of her family. She emigrated to America in 1947 where she was able to practice at her chosen profession in nursing and raise a family.

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