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Harry Haft : Auschwitz survivor, challenger of Rocky Marciano

Author: Alan Scott Haft
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2006.
Series: Religion, theology, and the Holocaust.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Alan Scott Haft provides the firsthand testimony of his father, Harry Haft, a Holocaust victim with a singular story of endurance, desperation, and unrequited love. Harry Haft was a sixteen-year-old Polish Jew when he entered a concentration camp in 1944. Forced to fight other Jews in bare-knuckle bouts for the perverse entertainment of SS officers, Harry quickly learned that his own survival depended on his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haft, Alan Scott.
Harry Haft.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607824474
Online version:
Haft, Alan Scott.
Harry Haft.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608203177
Named Person: Harry Haft; Harry Haft; Harry Haft
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Scott Haft
ISBN: 0815608233 9780815608233
OCLC Number: 63125927
Description: xxxiii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Born lucky --
Occupation --
Captured --
Lost hope --
Beating --
Jew animal --
Cannibals --
Escape --
Whorehouse --
Heavyweight champion --
Uncle Sam --
Training --
Harlem --
Washington, D.C. --
Career bouts --
Training for Marciano --
Fighting rocky --
Moving on --
Finding Leah.
Series Title: Religion, theology, and the Holocaust.
Responsibility: Alan Scott Haft ; with forewords by John Radzilowski and Mike Silver.
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Forced to fight other Jews in bare-knuckle bouts for the perverse entertainment of SS officers, Harry quickly learned that his own survival depended on his ability to fight and win. Presenting a  Read more...

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