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I was a boy in Belsen

I was a boy in Belsen

Author: Tomi Reichental; Nicola Pierce
Publisher: Dublin : O'Brien, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"'In the last couple of years I realised that, as one of the last witnesses, I must speak out'. Tomi Reichental, who lost 35 members of his family in the Holocaust, gives his account of being imprisoned as a child at Belsen concentration camp. He was nine-years old in October 1944 when he was rounded up by the Gestapo in a shop in Bratislava, Slovakia. Along with 12 other members of his family he was taken to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Named Person: Tomi Reichental; Tomi Reichental; Tomi Reichental
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tomi Reichental; Nicola Pierce
ISBN: 9781847172273 184717227X
OCLC Number: 648100774
Description: 283 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / gerry Gregg --
pt. I. Normal Life Changes --
Our Home in Merasice --
Zid Zid Zid --
Uncle Desider Reichental, the Surgeon --
Everything Changes --
Hunted-Operation 'Chytacka' --
Detention and Deportation --
Arnold Reichental, the Farmer: My Father --
Uncle Oskar Reichental, the Architect --
Uncle Artur Scheimovitz, the Lawyer --
pt. II. Bergen-Belsen --
Life in Bergen-Belson --
Settling In --
Evil Women in Red Lipstick --
'The Beast of Belsen' --
'Death Marches' to Belsen --
'Muselmann' --
Typhus --
Liberation, April 1945 --
After Liberation --
Home Again --
pt. III. After Belsen --
Later Life --
Bratislava --
A New Life in Israel and Beyond --
A Generation Passes Away --
Reunions and Revisits --
Return to Bergen-Belsen.
Responsibility: Tomi Reichental ; with Nicola Pierce.


Tomi Reichental, who lost 35 members of his family in the Holocaust and was the subject of the documentary "Till The Tenth Generation", gives his account of being imprisoned as a child at Belsen  Read more...


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Reichenthal's extraordinary story has been well told in [I Was A Boy in Belsen] -- Irish Times, Irishman's Diary interesting and inspiring -- Pat Kenny show RTE Radio 1 A disturbing tale of survival Read more...

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