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The boys : the untold story of 732 young concentration camp survivors

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt & Company, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"In 1945, Britain offered to take in 1,000 young survivors [of the Holocaust]. Only 732 could be found. Flown to England, they became a close-knit band of friends." After sharing their annual reunions for twenty years with historian Martin Gilbert, the men and women of "The Boys" asked him to share their recollections and experiences.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 0805044027 9780805044027 0805044035 9780805044034
OCLC Number: 36001352
Notes: "A Marian Wood book."
Description: xv, 511 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pre-war years --
The coming of war --
In the ghettos --
The days of deportation --
In the labour camps --
Auschwitz --
Buchenwald --
Surviving as slaves --
On the death marches --
Theresienstadt --
Liberation --
Crosby-on-Eden --
Windermere --
Southampton --
Further flights --
Life in the hostels --
The search --
The Primrose Club --
Soldiers --
New paths --
New worlds --
"Laying a foundation for the future" --
The '45 Aid Society.
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.

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"In 1945, Britain offered to take in 1,000 young survivors [of the Holocaust]. Only 732 could be found. Flown to England, they became a close-knit band of friends." After sharing their annual reunions for twenty years with historian Martin Gilbert, the men and women of "The Boys" asked him to share their recollections and experiences.

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