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The price of survival : Marcus Levin, Norwegian Holocaust humanitarian

Author: Irene Levin Berman
Publisher: Lanham : Hamilton Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : 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. In 1962 Marcus Levin was awarded a Medal of Honor by King Olav of Norway for his efforts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
(OCoLC)1085589849
Named Person: Marcus Levin; Marcus Levin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Levin Berman
ISBN: 9780761871309 0761871306
OCLC Number: 1097248758
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: <P style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>List of Illustrationsvii</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Personal Introduction</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Preface</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Acknowledgments</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Why This Story . . . ?3</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1900: Beginning of a New Century5</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>The Levin Family00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Father’s Life in Oslo00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Pre-War Years00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>April 9, 1940: War00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1941: The War Continues00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>October–November 1942: Germans Pursue the Jews00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>October 24-November 1942: Escape to Sweden00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>November 25–26, 1942: Escape and Arrest of Jewish </span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Women and Children00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>The</span><span style="font-style:italic;"> Donau</span><span>—The Death Ship00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>The Extermination of Jews in Auschwitz00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Efforts to Save Lives00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1942–1946: Working in Sweden00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Refugees and the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>The War Is Over—Back to Norway00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1947: Father’s Philosophy—Personal Unresolved Issues00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1945: Returning from the Holocaust00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Return from Auschwitz: Post-war Contact with the Norwegian </span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Government in London00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1946: Displaced Persons00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1948: The European Children’s Camp in Norway00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1938: A Jewish Children’s Home in Oslo—Boys and Girls </span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>from Vienna00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1953–1955: Minus Refugees00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Circa 1960: Reconstruction in Norway after the War00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Compensation for Norwegians00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>The King of Norway and the Watch00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1965: Father’s Last Years00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Our Family Becomes Part of the JDC00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>1943–1946: Childhood Memories of Sweden00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Learning about the Meaning of the Holocaust00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Growing up Both Norwegian and Jewish00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Looking Back with Ruth00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>January 2012: The Prime Minister of Norway Apologizes to the</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>Norwegian Jews00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>My Philosophy Connected to Prime Minister Stoltenberg00</span><br /><br /><p style="tab-stops:left 36pt right 360pt;line-height:2;"><span>About the Author00</span><br /><br /><p style="line-height:1.15;"><br /><br /><p style="line-height:1.15;">
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Acknowledgments

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