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After the Girls Club: How Teenaged Holocaust Survivors Built by Carole Bell Ford

By Carole Bell Ford

After international conflict II, the ladies membership of Brooklyn, ny, turned either domestic and refuge to orphaned children who have been Holocaust survivors. they seem to be a small workforce, yet taken jointly those women's tales characterize the wide diversity of studies that almost all Jews suffered in the course of and after the Holocaust. a few continued the ghettos and camps. a few survived in hiding, with partisans, or within the distant far-eastern reaches of the Soviet Union. for that reason this collective, own history-enriched with proper information regarding locations, humans, occasions and issues-tells not just their tale, but additionally the tale of tens of hundreds of thousands of kid survivors. The paintings of students from quite a few disciplines and genres presents history details and old element as this e-book lines the women's reviews from their formative years days in pre-war Europe to the current. opposite to what early literature on baby survivors estimated, they equipped profitable lives in America.

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