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Sisters in sorrow : voices of care in the Holocaust

Author: Roger A Ritvo; Diane M Plotkin; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: College Station, TX : Texas A & M Univ. Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Sisters in Sorrow: Voices of Care in the Holocaust gives voice to women who took care of the sick in the camps of Nazi Germany, which had, contrary to any voice of reason, been constructed for the sole purpose of human extermination. For some individuals, however, like the women whose stories are recounted in this book, there remained glimmers of hope. Those who were capable and willing were sometimes able to help  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sisters in sorrow.
College Station, TX : Texas A & M Univ. Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607016833
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Ritvo; Diane M Plotkin; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0890968101 9780890968109 0890969701 9780890969700
OCLC Number: 37917443
Description: xviii, 314 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Harry James Cargas --
Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Women Trapped within a Medical Paradox --
Ch. 3. I Was a Nurse in Theresienstadt / Hana Muller Bruml --
Ch. 4. If Anyone Here Mentions Humane Treatment / Margret Lehner --
Ch. 5. The Only Medicine Was Charcoal / Ruth Reiser --
Ch. 6. I Don't Know What This All Means / Trudy Shakno --
Ch. 7. Dear Trudy, Dear Rudy / Ellen Loeb --
Ch. 8. Hell and Rebirth --
My Experiences during the Time of Persecution / Edith Kramer --
Ch. 9. They Were Murdered in the Infirmary / Margita Schwalbova --
Ch. 10. People Didn't Go Willingly / Hela Los Jafe --
Ch. 11. Don't Be Afraid, Child / Ada Bimko --
Ch. 12. God Saved Me for a Purpose / Magda Herzberger --
Ch. 13. My Sorrow Is Continuously Before Me / Marie Ellifritz --
Ch. 14. Rebel through Recollection / Zina S. --
Ch. 15. Conclusion: Beyond the Paradox --
App. A. Women Prisoners at KL Mauthausen --
App. B. Mushroom Sausage Experiments.
Responsibility: Roger A. Ritvo and Diane M. Plotkin ; foreword by Harry James Cargas.

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Although much has been written about the Holocaust and the Nazi labour and extermination camps, little specifically on women has appeared. In adapting to their horrific environments, women exhibited  Read more...

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