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Bitter prerequisites : a faculty for survival from Nazi terror

Author: W Laird Kleine-Ahlbrandt
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Captured in time by the Third Reich, tormented by memories of the Holocaust, a group of survivors, now members of a university community, detail their compelling story in Bitter Prerequisites."--Jacket.

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Bitter prerequisites.
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2001
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Laird Kleine-Ahlbrandt
ISBN: 1557532141 9781557532145
OCLC Number: 45002264
Description: xiii, 479 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Germany --
The manner of belonging --
The process of exile --
A European war becomes a world war --
Reestablishing roots --
pt. 2. Austria --
Imperial twilight --
The Anschluss --
A determination to succeed --
pt. 3. Czechoslovakia and Poland and Hungary --
The exploitation of weakness --
Within Hitler's empire --
A time for renewal --
pt. 4. The United States --
A sense of service --
Two kinds of time.
Responsibility: Wm. Laird Kleine-Ahlbrandt.
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The biographies in this book are journeys of a special kind. These survivors of Hitler's war against the Jews hoped merely to survive and find a new way of life and identity, and they had no  Read more...


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