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I, Pierre Seel, deported homosexual : a memoir of Nazi terror

Author: Pierre Seel; Joachim Neugroschel
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"On a fateful day in May 1941, in Nazi-occupied Strasbourg, Alsace, seventeen-year-old Pierre Seel was summoned by the Gestapo. He had made the mistake of reporting a theft that had occurred in a gay area of town. The police added his name to a list of suspected homosexuals that was soon turned over to the occupying Germans. To attempt escape would have meant the arrest and deportation of his family, so young Seel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Pierre Seel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Seel; Joachim Neugroschel
ISBN: 0465018483 9780465018482
OCLC Number: 705522828
Notes: Hardcover edition originally published in 1995 in the United States by Basic Books. Original French text published as Moi, Pierre Seel, déporté homosexuel ©1994 by Calmann-Lévy.
"With a new foreword by Gregory Woods"--Cover.
Description: xxxiii, 186 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: An average middle-class family --
Schirmeck-Vorbrüch --
Destination Smolensk --
Years of shame --
Out of the closet : a painful testimony.
Other Titles: Moi, Pierre Seel, déporté homosexuel.
Responsibility: Pierre Seel ; translated from the French by Joachim Neugroschel.

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On a fateful day in May 1941, in Nazi-occupied Strasbourg, seventeen-year- old Pierre Seel was summoned by the Gestapo. This was the beginning of his journey through the horrors of a concentration  Read more...

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