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Only my life : a survivor's story

Author: Louis de Wijze
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Only My Life tells the story of a young Dutch Jew, Louis de Wijze. With opportunism and luck, amid death marches, capricious executions, cattle-car train rides, hard labor, and the threat of slow death from starvation, Louis survived. His story is one of startling irony and amazing good fortune. He postured his way on to the death-camp soccer team, playing (rather well) for the amusement of his SS guards. He fell in

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Personal narratives
Named Person: Louis de Wijze; Louis de Wijze; Louis de Wijze; Louis de Wijze
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis de Wijze
ISBN: 0312146973 9780312146979
OCLC Number: 34933551
Description: 183 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Louis de Wijze, as told to Kees van Cadsand ; translated by Victor de Wijze.


A Holocaust survivor tells how luck and determination kept him alive, from his association with a Jewish smuggler to his own escape from a death march at the war's end.  Read more...


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