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When the world closed its doors : struggling to escape Nazi-occupied Europe

Author: Ida Piller-Greenspan; Susan M Branting
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Ida Piller-Greenspan; Ida Piller-Greenspan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ida Piller-Greenspan; Susan M Branting
ISBN: 1594512531 159451254X 9781594512537 9781594512544
OCLC Number: 69241425
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 174 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: We dance at our wedding --
Jolted awake --
Almost arrested --
Escape by train --
The castle --
Toward La Panne, near Dunkirk --
Return to Antwerp --
Surviving under the Nazis --
Advice and dissent --
Unpleasant surprises in Paris --
Finding shelter --
Over the mountains --
Night in a strange hotel --
Visa maze --
Escape --
Hopes dashed --
The train from Berlin --
Reprieve.
Responsibility: Ida Piller-Greenspan with Susan M. Branting.
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Leaving abstractions and historical generalizations for others, this memoir of one couple's escape from the Nazis' clutches reminds us of concrete factors that saved Jews in Hitler's Europe: Read more...

 
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