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Children of the flames : Dr. Josef Mengele and the untold story of the twins of Auschwitz

Author: Lucette Lagnado; Sheila Cohn Dekel; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this remarkable, evocative narrative, the life of Auschwitz's Angel of Death is told in counterpoint to the lives of the surviving twins, who are themselves now inching into middle or old age. In stories that abound with ambiguity, anger, and redemptive hope, we encounter them first as children beginning their descent into Auschwitz by witnessing their entire families being led away to be killed. Later, we see  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Erlebnisbericht
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Matalon Lagnado, Lucette.
Children of the flames.
New York : Morrow, 1991
(OCoLC)644505145
Named Person: Josef Mengele; Mengele; Josef Mengele; Josef Mengele; Josef Mengele
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucette Lagnado; Sheila Cohn Dekel; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0688096956 9780688096953 0283061049 9780283061042
OCLC Number: 22381339
Description: 320 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Lucette Matalon Lagnado & Sheila Cohn Dekel.

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The medical experiments conducted in Nazi concentration camps by Dr Josef Mengele, who was notorious for his experiments with twins, were amongst the worst atrocities of World War II. The authors set  Read more...

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