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SWASTIKA OVER PARIS ~The Fate of the Jews in Paris

JOSEPHS, Jeremy

ISBN 10: 155970036X / ISBN 13: 9781559700368
Published by Arcade Publishing - Little Brown, NY, 1989
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1989. FIRST U.S. EDITION. AS NEW, bound in teal boards with silver lettering on black spine. Wrapped in fleisch colored dust jacket with Andre Zucca photo of Nazis goose-stepping through Paris with Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile in background. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Bump to each bottom point and light abrasion to corresponding points of dust jacket, else FINE. Black and white photos, 192 pp. Accounting of Nazi occupation and France's despicable treatment of Jews centering on two families: A Rothschild and a sixteen year old member of the Resistance. Bookseller Inventory # 000874

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Title: SWASTIKA OVER PARIS ~The Fate of the Jews in...

Publisher: Arcade Publishing - Little Brown, NY

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First U. S. Edition.

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The destruction of the French Jews under the German Occupation is seen by two witnesses, one a member of the Rothschild family, the other a member of the Resistance

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Josephs has written "an accessible personalized account of the events and decrees initiated in Paris" against French Jews during World War II. He tells the stories of Armand Kohn, a prosperous French banker and businessman whose aunt married a Rothschild, and Paulette Szlifke, a teenage fighter in the Jewish Resistance, who survived Auschwitz. These two define the range of Jewish experience in Occupied France. Kohn, thoroughly assimilated, a decorated French veteran of World War I, refused to believe he and his family were in danger until they were finally separated at Buchenwald. Szlifke welcomed the chance for open rebellion against the Nazis, while fearing their retaliation against her Polish immigrant parents. Their stories are made more poignant by the knowledge that Alois Brunner, who was responsible for deporting thousands of French Jews, is alive and unrepentant in Syria. Highly recommended reading.
- William C. McCully, Park Ridge P.L., Ill.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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