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Where was God? : lives and thoughts of Holocaust and World War II survivors

Author: Remkes Kooistra
Publisher: Oakville, Ont. : Mosaic Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A valuable and important addition both to the literature and history of the Holocaust and World War II." "Where Was God? tells the amazing and often bewildering stories of the survival of Jews and non-Jews during the terror of World War II. Many of these stories are astonishing and painful. Heroism -- yes, but also chance, confusion, the unexpected." "Where Was God? provides important new information about the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Nonfiction
Biography
Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Where was God?
Oakville, Ont. : Mosaic Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)630182872
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Remkes Kooistra
ISBN: 0889627576 9780889627574
OCLC Number: 46626209
Description: x, 204 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. History --
Chapter 1. Introduction --
Chapter 2. Chronology of 2000 Years of Persecution --
Chapter 3. Short Chronology of World War II --
Chapter 4. History of the Persecution of the Dutch Jews during World War II --
Chapter 5. In Search of an Answer: Where Was God? --
Part II. Survivors of the Holocaust --
Chapter 6. My Narrow Escape: The Story of Clara Asscher-Pinkhof from Her Autobiography, Danseres Zonder Benen [Ballerina Without Legs] --
Chapter 7. Eva Bross's Story --
Chapter 8. Tom Fahidy's Story: The Survival of a Hungarian Jewish Boy --
Chapter 9. John and Mania Kay's Story --
Chapter 10. Rose Kay's Story --
Chapter 11. Rota Herzberg Lister's Holocaust Experience --
Chapter 12. David and Genia Lupa's Story --
Chapter 13. Theodore Milo's Story --
Chapter 14. Jack and Miriam Somer's Story --
Chapter 15. "Lass' mich sterben" ["Let me die"] / Jerzy Tadeusz Pindera --
Chapter 16. "Death March: The Bitter Choice" / Jerzy Tadeusz Pindera --
Part III. Beyond Survival --
Chapter 17. "My War Years" / Remkes Kooistra --
Chapter 18. "The Star" / Clara Asscher-Pinkhof --
Chapter 19. "The Westerbork Train" Story of a Collaborator / Jacob Presser --
Chapter 20. In Memoriam.
Responsibility: edited by Remkes Kooistra.

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"A valuable and important addition both to the literature and history of the Holocaust and World War II." "Where Was God? tells the amazing and often bewildering stories of the survival of Jews and non-Jews during the terror of World War II. Many of these stories are astonishing and painful. Heroism -- yes, but also chance, confusion, the unexpected." "Where Was God? provides important new information about the persecution and deportation of Dutch Jews as well as details as to how Dutch Jews were hidden and saved. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.

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