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Dancing through darkness : when love and dreams survived a Nazi death camp : based on the diary and memories of Selma (Saartje Wijnberg) Engel

Author: Ann Markham Walsh
Publisher: Nashville : Dunham Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the recorded memories, diary and love letters of Saartje Wijnberg (Selma Wijnberg Engel) and Chaim Engel, Dancing Through Darkness is a true story that exists only because of the strength of love and the power of dreams. From Poland and Holland, and with no common language, Saartje and Chaim met and fell in love when forced to dance together for the entertainment of the Nazi SS guards at Sobibor Death Camp  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wijnberg Engel, Saartje.
Dancing Through Darkness : The Inspiring Story of Nazi Death Camp Survivors, Chaim and Selma Engel.
New York : Dunham Books, ©2012
Named Person: Selma Engel; Chaim Engle
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Markham Walsh
ISBN: 9780985532895 0985532890
OCLC Number: 831118543
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface Eyewitness to Evil; Part One: Time Present and Time Past; Chapter 1 Searching for the Past; Chapter 2 The Birth of Evil-Hitler's Rise to Power; Part Two: The Darkness Comes; Chapter 3 Memories of My Family; Chapter 4 New Masters-New Laws; Chapter 5 A Different World; Chapter 6 A Life in Hiding; Chapter 7 Captured; Chapter 8 Prisoner; Part Three: The Hell of Sobibor; Chapter 9 Transport; Chapter 10 Transport Process; Chapter 11 Sobibor; Chapter 12 Sobibor's Dark History; Chapter 13 Our First Dance; Chapter 14 Dreams Amid Horrors; Chapter 15 Sobibor Personnel. Chapter 16 Escape PlansChapter 17 The Escape; Chapter 18 Running and Hiding; Part Four: The Diary; The Loft; Saartje's Diary with Chaim and Saartje's Letters; Part Five: Different Battles; Liberation; Chapter 19 The Liberators; Chapter 20 Memories After the War; Chapter 21 The Hardest Journey; Chapter 22 Coming Home; Chapter 23 No Longer My Home; Chapter 24 Searching for a Home; Chapter 25 Chaim's Dream; Chapter 26 Speaking Out; Chapter 27 Our Last Dance; Chapter 28 Reflections; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Sources.
Responsibility: Ann Markham Walsh.

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Based on the recorded memories, diary and love letters of Saartje Wijnberg (Selma Wijnberg Engel) and Chaim Engel, Dancing Through Darkness is a true story that exists only because of the strength of love and the power of dreams. From Poland and Holland, and with no common language, Saartje and Chaim met and fell in love when forced to dance together for the entertainment of the Nazi SS guards at Sobibor Death Camp in Poland in April, 1943. As their love grew, in defiance of the brutality that surrounded them, they promised each other they would survive. Their dream of living to share a normal.

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