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IN THE SHADOW OF THE SWASTIKA (inscribed by the daughter of the author)

Hermann Wygoda

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ISBN 10: 025202382X / ISBN 13: 9780252023828
Published by University Of Illinois Press, 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover. 167 pp. with index. Illustrations. Inscribed "Lest you forget!" (without personalization) on the front free endpaper by the author's daughter and Director of Holocaust Education for the State of Georgia. Fine in fine dust jacket. Memoirs of Hermann Wygoda, a Polish Jew whose harrowing wartime adventures reached their amazing end when he was awarded the American Bronze Star in 1946. He first became known to the Nazis as a Warsaw ghetto smuggler, worked at a German border patrol station under false identity papers, fought with and eventually commanded a division of partisans in northern Italy. Bookseller Inventory # E17135

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Title: IN THE SHADOW OF THE SWASTIKA (inscribed by ...

Publisher: University Of Illinois Press

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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The author, who passed as a Gentile throughout the war, shares wartime observations and describes his experiences with the Italian resistance movement

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Hermann Wygoda was a Polish Jew who survived the Holocaust. He kept a journal of his experiences in the mountains of northern Italy. Mark Wygoda is a professor and head of the biology and health sciences department at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Michael Berenbaum, a prolific writer, lecturer, and teacher on the Holocaust, is a professor of Jewish studies and the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute at American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and he formerly served as president and CEO of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation in Los Angeles.

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