New PDF release: The Lost Childhood: The Complete Memoir

By Yehuda Nir, Cynthia Ozick

ISBN-10: 0971059861

ISBN-13: 9780971059863

This compelling memoir takes readers throughout the eyes of a kid surviving global warfare II in Nazi-occupied Poland. As a nine-year-old, the writer witnessed his father being herded right into a truck—never to be visible back. He, his mom, and sister fled to Warsaw to stay in cover as Catholics lower than the noses of the Nazi SS, continually scared of discovery and persecution. A sobering reminder of the non-public toll of the Holocaust on Jews in the course of international conflict II, this ebook is a harrowing portrait of 1 kid's lack of innocence. This version comprises formerly unpublished content material from the unique textual content.

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6.  Ibid.  The best study of Ukrainian occupation newspapers is Kostiantyn Kurylyshyn and Iaroslav R. ): za materialamy ukrainomovnoi lehal’noi presy (L’viv: L’vivs’ka natsional’na naukova biblioteka imeni V. Stefanyka, 2010). , A. V. Okorokov, Osobyi front: nemetskaia propaganda na Vostochnom fronte v gody Vtori mirovoi voiny (Moscow: Russkii put’, 2007); Robert Edwin Herzstein, “Anti-Jewish Propaganda in the Orel Region of Great Russia, 1942–1943: The German Army and Its Russian Collaborators,” Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual Vol.

We never saw him again, either before or after the war. [Soviet] justice was at that time quite swift, and oh so rarely just. Even now I do not know what offense Kostia committed, or whether he even committed an offense against Soviet power. They did not repress his father. Kostia had never been a Zionist. Under the Poles he had never collaborated with the “Deuce” [the Polish secret police]. He had never been a member of either the underground Communist or Trotskyite parties. 0008 Aktion: The Holocaust in Rovno  worked as the director of a Pioneers’ House [—the local communist scouting club—], and as far as we knew he had a good opinion of Soviet authorities.

1, l. 44. (November 29, 1944). Shimon Redlich, Together and Apart in Brzezany: Poles, Jews, and Ukrainians, 1919–1945 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002), 102. On the Holocaust in Soviet zones, see Yitzhak Arad, The Holocaust in the Soviet Union (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009). Tsentral’nyi Derzhavnyi Arkhiv Vyshchykh Organiv Vlady Ta Upravlinnia Ukrainy (hereafter, TsDAVO), f. 3833, op. 63, d. 9. On Ukrainian nationalist leaflets targeting communists, Jews, and Poles, see Il’ia Al’tman, Zhertvy nenavisti: Kholokhost v SSSR, 1941–1945 (Moscow: Fond “Kovcheg,” 2002): 40–49.

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