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Defy the darkness : a tale of courage in the shadow of Mengele

Author: Joe Rosenblum; David Kohn
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joe Rosenblum, a young man living in a small Polish town during World War II, tells the story of how he survived the Holocaust through three concentation camps and a run-in with the deadly Dr. Mengele.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Joe Rosenblum; Josef Mengele; Josef Mengele; Joe Rosenblum; Josef Mengele
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Rosenblum; David Kohn
ISBN: 0275968626 9780275968625
OCLC Number: 43662036
Description: iv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / David A. Hackett --
The Shadows Spread --
Mother's Trees Stand Naked --
Signs of Danger --
The Christian Disguise --
Revenge Denied --
The Noose Tightens --
Very Bad News --
Compassion Rewarded --
Captured --
Fall of the Jewish Police --
Scrambling for Life in the Camps --
Snatched and Shipped --
Construction for Destruction --
Hoodwinking the Death Merchants --
The Fifty-Dollar Break --
Tiptoeing on a Razor Blade: The Underground and Mengele --
Healing by Butter Knife --
A Happy Delivery Man --
Mengele Saves a Life --
Death and a Job Switch --
On the Ramp --
Daring and Death --
Hangman --
Trapped in Concrete --
Sabotage and Glue --
Death on the March --
Freedom for What?
Responsibility: Joe Rosenblum with David Kohn ; foreword by David A. Hackett.

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