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How we survived : 52 personal stories by child survivors of the Holocaust

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How we survived : 52 personal stories by child survivors of the Holocaust
Call No: 940.53161 C53h

Call Number940.53161 C53h
Dates©2011
Statement of ResponsibilityChild Survivors of the Holocaust, Los Angeles, Inc.
Creators & ContributorsJacoby, Erika (contributor)
Berenbaum, Michael (contributor)
Kaufman, Marie (contributor)
Moskovitz, Sarah (contributor)
Bregman, Veronica (contributor)
Brettler, Eva Chava (contributor)
Brettler, Marten (contributor)
Buckel, John (contributor)
Casuto, Sarah (contributor)
Daniels, Peter (contributor)
Dazzo, Marianne Trompetter (contributor)
Dembitzer-Levin, Amelie (contributor)
Fischman, Harry (contributor)
Frank, Lya (contributor)
Frankel, Josette (contributor)
Frankie, Edith (contributor)
Geminder, Robert (contributor)
Gerard, Betty (contributor)
Geroe, John (contributor)
Glass, John (contributor)
Gold, Natalie (contributor)
Gordon, John (contributor)
Gross, Edith (contributor)
Gyepes, Michael T. (contributor)
Hartman, Vicky Engel (contributor)
Heller, Sabina (contributor)
Hoenig, Ervin (contributor)
Hopp, Lelah (contributor)
Klepa, Peter (contributor)
Koltai, Katherine (contributor)
Lewin, Jack (contributor)
Nathanson, Eva (contributor)
Radziner, Lea (contributor)
Rozenfeld, Mirjam (contributor)
Sacks, Ingrid (contributor)
Schipper, Leon (contributor)
Schwartz, Dana (contributor)
Schwartz, Maya (contributor)
Schwartz, Rachel (contributor)
Schweitzer, Masha (contributor)
Scott, Madeleine (contributor)
Seifer, Gerda (contributor)
Signett, Ann (contributor)
Silten, R. Gabriele S. (contributor)
Slucki, Henry (contributor)
Sorotzkin, Anna (contributor)
Stapholtz, Idele (contributor)
Stern, Emilie (contributor)
Stern, Irene Monat (contributor)
Strauss, Jeanine (contributor)
Trilling, Lillian (contributor)
Unterman, Jennie (contributor)
Vianu, Irene (contributor)
Child Survivors of the Holocaust, Los Angeles (author)
SummaryHow We Survived contains the first person narratives of 52 authors who survived the Holocaust as children. Each story in this collection covers the range of children’s experiences from the ghettos, the camps, in hiding, and on the run through Eastern Europe. Each author speaks of bewilderment, the pain of dislocation and the loss of family as seen through a child’s eyes... How the children coped during and after the war, and how they recovered and triumphed over adversity to live meaningful lives symbolizes their strength, determination and human courage." Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, CA
ContentsForeword / Michael Berenbaum
Preface / Marie Kaufman
Introduction / Dr. Sarah Moscovitz

The stories
  • From Ajaguz to Los Angeles / Veronica Bregman
  • Chavale, choose life / Eva Chava Brettler
  • A man's got to stand on his own two feet : Marten's story / Marten Brettler (written by Eva Chava Brettler)
  • Hidden in Belgium / John Buckel
  • You can never go home again / Sarah Casuto
  • Peter's story / Peter Daniels
  • A young child's bravery : the war years / Marianne Trompetter Dazzo
  • A middle child's story / Amelie Dembitzer-Levin
  • RememberzachorGedenk / Harry Fischman
  • My journey / Lya Frank
  • Frida's life in Brussels during the German occupation / Josette Frankel
  • The Edith Frankie story / Edith Frankie
  • Before, during, and after the Holocaust / Robert Geminder
  • I was 4 1/2 years old when I was robbed of my childhood / Betty Gerard
  • Striving for freedom / John Geroe
  • A child refugee tale : Berlin to Los Angeles / John Glass
  • Next week will be too late / Natalie Gold
  • Life stages : hiding, escaping, and finding myself / John Gordon
  • I was Doctor Mengele's nurse / Edith Gross
  • A tale of two journeys (1944–2008) / Michael T. Gyepes
  • The three that got away : an adult fairy tale / Vicky Engel Hartman
  • From the cellar / Sabina Heller
  • Twist of fate : remembrances from the Shoah / Ervin Hoenig
  • Jew child / Lelah Hopp
  • My name is Erika Jacoby / Erika Jacoby
  • Born to strangers / Marie Kaufman
  • Close calls / Peter Klepa
  • No longer a child / Katherine Koltai
  • I still see it in my mind / Jack Lewin
  • People and events that molded and shaped my life / Eva Nathanson
  • A girl of many names / Lea Radziner
  • Evenings on a bicycle / Mirjam Rozenfeld
  • Don't let me go / Ingrid Sacks
  • Remembrance / Leon Schipper
  • The coffee cup / Dana Schwartz
  • A suitcase ready to be carried away / Maya Schwartz
  • War experience / Rachel Schwartz
  • On the wings of memory / Masha Schweitzer
  • Quiberon, an unexpected haven / Madeleine Scott
  • I never had a chance to say goodbye / Gerda Seifer
  • We were among the lucky ones / Ann Signett
  • The war will never be over / Gabriele Silten
  • From Paris to Los Angeles : a Holocaust child survivor reminisces / Henry Slucki
  • Panni's quest for freedom / Anna Sorotzkin
  • Precious child = Teures Kind / Idele Stapholtz
  • Angels on my shoulders / Emilie Stern
  • My other life, the Holocaust years : World War II in Poland / Irene Monat Stern
  • No return / Jeanine Strauss
  • Lili's story / Lillian Trilling
  • Three letters / Jennie Unterman
  • Red flowers on a whilte wall / Irene Vianu
  • Remembering Raymond Vianu / Irene Vianu
Physical Description xxxi, 476 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherSanta Monica, CA : Child Survivors of the Holocaust, Los Angeles
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages xxxi, 472–473)
RecognitionGifted in 2012 by Dr. Robert Krell in honour of Sarah Moskovitz

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Jacoby, Erika (contributor)

Berenbaum, Michael (contributor)

Kaufman, Marie (contributor)

Moskovitz, Sarah (contributor)

Bregman, Veronica (contributor)

Brettler, Eva Chava (contributor)

Brettler, Marten (contributor)

Buckel, John (contributor)

Casuto, Sarah (contributor)

Daniels, Peter (contributor)

Fischman, Harry (contributor)

Frank, Lya (contributor)

Frankel, Josette (contributor)

Frankie, Edith (contributor)

Geminder, Robert (contributor)

Gerard, Betty (contributor)

Geroe, John (contributor)

Glass, John (contributor)

Gold, Natalie (contributor)

Gordon, John (contributor)

Gross, Edith (contributor)

Gyepes, Michael T. (contributor)

Hartman, Vicky Engel (contributor)

Heller, Sabina (contributor)

Hoenig, Ervin (contributor)

Hopp, Lelah (contributor)

Klepa, Peter (contributor)

Koltai, Katherine (contributor)

Lewin, Jack (contributor)

Nathanson, Eva (contributor)

Radziner, Lea (contributor)

Rozenfeld, Mirjam (contributor)

Sacks, Ingrid (contributor)

Schipper, Leon (contributor)

Schwartz, Dana (contributor)

Schwartz, Maya (contributor)

Schwartz, Rachel (contributor)

Schweitzer, Masha (contributor)

Scott, Madeleine (contributor)

Seifer, Gerda (contributor)

Signett, Ann (contributor)

Slucki, Henry (contributor)

Sorotzkin, Anna (contributor)

Stapholtz, Idele (contributor)

Stern, Emilie (contributor)

Stern, Irene Monat (contributor)

Strauss, Jeanine (contributor)

Trilling, Lillian (contributor)

Unterman, Jennie (contributor)

Vianu, Irene (contributor)