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A childhood under Hitler and Stalin : memoirs of a "certified" Jew

Author: Michael Wieck
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : The University of Wisconsin Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A bestseller in Germany, Michael Wieck's account of his childhood in Konigsberg recalls a German city obliterated by fire-bombing during the Second World War. As the child of a Jewish mother and Gentile father, Wieck was persecuted first as a "certified Jew" by the Nazis, then as a German by the Russian occupiers, including horrific internment in the Rothenstein concentration camp. His emigration to the West in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Biography
Biographies
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wieck, Michael.
Childhood under Hitler and Stalin.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606981739
Online version:
Wieck, Michael.
Childhood under Hitler and Stalin.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)608588436
Named Person: Michael Wieck; Michael Wieck; Michael Wieck, Musiker.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wieck
ISBN: 0299185443 9780299185442
OCLC Number: 51305927
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Aunt Fanny --
Nidden --
School days 1 --
School days 2: the Jewish schol --
Kristallnacht and after --
The war begins --
Bar mitzvah --
The star of David --
My school days are over --
Cabinetmaking --
The chemical factory of Gamm & Son --
Air raids over Konigsberg --
Winter storms --
The siege of Konigsberg --
The Russians --
The Konigsberg cemetery --
The Rothenstein concentration camp --
The reunion --
Conflicts and personal fates --
Breaking and entering: episode 1 --
Catching smoked fish --
Premonitions --
The charity --
Breaking and entering: episode 2 --
Water and electricity --
Breaking and entering: episode 3 --
Electric heat --
Baiser bakers --
Gleanings --
Berlin --
Birth pangs --
A conversation --
Birth pangs 2 --
Mirror images --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Zeugnis vom Untergang Königsbergs.
Responsibility: Michael Wieck ; foreword by Siegfried Lenz ; translated by Penny Milbouer.
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Michael Wieck's account of his childhood in Konigsberg recalls a German city obliterated by fire-bombing during World War II. In the midst of privation, savagery and death, there were moments of  Read more...

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