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The price of survival : Marcus Levin, Norwegian Holocaust humanitarian

Author: Irene Levin Berman
Publisher: Lanham : Hamilton Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Irene Levin Berman tells the story of her father's heroic attempts to save the Jews of Norway, as well as hundreds of stateless refugees who escaped to Norway in the 1930s, from deportation to Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Marcus Levin worked tirelessly to help Jews before, during, and after the Nazi invasion of Norway. In 1962 he was awarded a Medal of Honor by King Olav of Norway for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Marcus Levin; Irene Levin Berman; Irene Levin Berman; Marcus Levin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Levin Berman
ISBN: 0761871292 9780761871293
OCLC Number: 1085589849
Description: xv, 95 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations viiPersonal Introduction Preface AcknowledgmentsWhy This Story . . . ? 31900: Beginning of a New Century 5The Levin Family 00Father's Life in Oslo 00Pre-War Years 00April 9, 1940: War 001941: The War Continues 00October-November 1942: Germans Pursue the Jews 00October 24-November 1942: Escape to Sweden 00November 25-26, 1942: Escape and Arrest of Jewish Women and Children 00The Donau-The Death Ship 00The Extermination of Jews in Auschwitz 00Efforts to Save Lives 001942-1946: Working in Sweden 00Refugees and the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) 00The War Is Over-Back to Norway 001947: Father's Philosophy-Personal Unresolved Issues 001945: Returning from the Holocaust 00Return from Auschwitz: Post-war Contact with the Norwegian Government in London 001946: Displaced Persons 001948: The European Children's Camp in Norway 001938: A Jewish Children's Home in Oslo-Boys and Girls from Vienna 001953-1955: Minus Refugees 00Circa 1960: Reconstruction in Norway after the War 00Compensation for Norwegians 00The King of Norway and the Watch 001965: Father's Last Years 00Our Family Becomes Part of the JDC 001943-1946: Childhood Memories of Sweden 00Learning about the Meaning of the Holocaust 00Growing up Both Norwegian and Jewish 00Looking Back with Ruth 00January 2012: The Prime Minister of Norway Apologizes to the Norwegian Jews 00My Philosophy Connected to Prime Minister Stoltenberg 00About the Author 00
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As much as we have continued to learn about the details of the Holocaust in past decades, there remain dimensions of the tragedy that are only now emerging into larger awareness. Irene Berman, in Read more...

 
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