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A jump for life : a survivor's journal from Nazi-occupied Poland

Author: Ruth Altbeker Cyprys; Elaine Potter; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A true account of one woman's life and death struggle in the Warsaw Ghetto of Nazi-occupied Poland, her escape from the train taking her to the death camp Treblinka, and her struggle to hide with the help of Christian Poles.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Biographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cyprys, Ruth Altbeker.
Jump for life.
New York : Continuum, 1997
(OCoLC)606546806
Online version:
Cyprys, Ruth Altbeker.
Jump for life.
New York : Continuum, 1997
(OCoLC)608167310
Named Person: Ruth Altbeker Cyprys; Ruth Altbeker Cyprys; Ruth Altbeker Cyprys; Ruth Altbeker Cyprys
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Altbeker Cyprys; Elaine Potter; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0826410367 9780826410368
OCLC Number: 36806568
Description: vi, 243 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The invasion --
The German grip tigthens --
Closing the ghetto --
Spring 1941 --
Joining the workforce: the expulsions begin --
My first round-up --
Prepared for the worst: boots and a hacksaw blade --
A spate of peaceful existence --
1942 draws to a close --
Into the cattle truck --
Out of the train --
A new identity --
The new life --
Uprising in the ghetto --
My life in limbo --
Back in Warsaw --
1944: a new year --
Retributions ... sentences --
Nearing the end --
Warsaw uprising --
Our building falls --
To Zakopane and Eva --
The last round-up.
Responsibility: Ruth Altbeker Cyprys ; edited by Elaine Potter ; with foreword by Martin Gilbert.

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This title recounts the experience of a Jewish woman in Poland, who jumped from a train to save herself and her daughter from the Nazis, and their struggle to hide afterwards.  Read more...

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