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We who lived : two teenagers in World War II Poland

Author: Hava Ben-Zvi; Justine M Pas
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hava (Eva) Bromberg and Ephraim Sokal were Jewish teenagers in Poland when the Nazis invaded in 1939. Bromberg evaded the Germans, living among the non-Jewish Polish population. Sokal and his family were deported. Sokal served with the Polish Navy and British armed forces. This combined memoir tells their story of resilience in the face of human brutality"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ben-Zvi, Hava.
We who lived.
Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
(DLC) 2017048118
(OCoLC)989968472
Named Person: Hava Ben-Zvi; Ephraim Ben-Zvi; Hava Ben-Zvi
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hava Ben-Zvi; Justine M Pas
ISBN: 9781476631196 1476631190
OCLC Number: 1015309638
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Justine M. Pas; Preface; Prologue: At the Gate; 1. My Family; 2. Life with Father; 3. I Remember; 4. War; 5. Under the Germans; 6. The Orphanage; 7. On the Farm; 8. Special Attentions; 9. Our World in Europe at Peace; 10. Displaced Persons (DP) Camp; 11. Forging a New Future; 12. A New Friend; 13. The Event That Changed Their Lives; 14. In the Kolkhoz; 15. Siberia; 16. Germany, Now a Common Enemy; 17. Return to Poland; 18. Building a New Life; 19. The Rebirth of Israel; 20. Newlyweds; 21. New Horizons; 22. End Matters: Love and Loss. Aftermath: Martyrs and SurvivorsPostscript; Appendix Chronology, 1933â#x80;#x93;1945: Major Events of World War II with Emphasis on the Holocaust and the Events in Our Lives; Bibliographic Essay; Index.
Responsibility: Hava Bromberg Ben-Zvi ; foreword by Justine M. Pas.

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No fiction can match the excitement of this real-life tale of suspense and survival. Eva Bromberg and Rysio Sokal had the misfortune of coming into adolescence just as the Germans invaded their  Read more...

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