Michael Englishman's 163256: A Memoir of Resistance PDF

By Michael Englishman

ISBN-10: 1554580099

ISBN-13: 9781554580095

163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman’s fantastic tale of braveness, resourcefulness, and ethical fibre as a Dutch Jew in the course of international warfare II and its aftermath, from the Nazi profession of Holland in 1940, via his incarceration in several demise and labour camps, to his eventual liberation by way of Allied squaddies in 1945 and his emigration to Canada. Surviving by way of his wits, Englishman escaped dying many times, committing bold acts of bravery to do what he suggestion used to be right—helping different prisoners break out and actively engaging within the underground resistance.

a guy who refused to give up his spirit regardless of the lack of his spouse and his whole family members to the Nazis, Englishman saved a promise he had made to a chum, and sought his friend’s childrens after the conflict. With the children’s mom, he made a brand new existence in Canada, the place he persisted his resistance, monitoring neo-Nazi cells and infiltrating their headquarters to smash their records.

until eventually his dying in August 2007, Englishman remained energetic, conversing out opposed to racism and hatred in seminars for teenagers. His gripping tale might be extensively learn and should be of curiosity to students of auto/biography, international warfare II background, and the Holocaust.

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