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The righteous of the Wehrmacht

Author: Simon Malkes; Lilyana Yankova; Ivan Grave
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Academic Studies Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Righteous of the Wehrmacht describes the life of the author's family in Vilnius before and during WWII and under the Nazi occupation, depicting their miraculous survival thanks to the German officer Karl Plagge. Plagge played a vital role in the survival of more than one hundred Jews, and for this is known as "the Schindler from Darmstadt." After liberation by the Red Army, the author's family moved first to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Malkes, Simon.
Righteous of the Wehrmacht.
Boston, Massachusetts : Academic Studies Press, ©2015
112 pages
Named Person: Simon Malkès; Simon Malkès
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Malkes; Lilyana Yankova; Ivan Grave
ISBN: 9781618114501 1618114506 9781618114556 1618114557 1618114492 9781618114495
OCLC Number: 900889317
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (114 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents: My childhood in Wilno and Holszany (1930-1939) --
The War: The Soviet occupation (1939-1941) --
The War: German occupation (1941-1944) --
The HKP (1943-1944) --
Liberation, Vilnius, and Lodz (1944-1949) --
University years in Munich (1949-1952) --
Paris (1952-1961) --
Work, family, and homeland (1961-2012) --
Major Karl Plagge (1897-1957).
Responsibility: Simon Malkes ; translated from the French by Lilyana Yankova ; cover design by Ivan Grave.

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Translation of work originally published in German under title: Der Gerechte aus der Wehrmacht.  Read more...

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