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Justyna's narrative

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Justyna's narrative
Call No: 940.5315 J96j

Call Number940.5315 J96j
Statement of ResponsibilityGusta Davidson Draenger ; edited with an introduction by Eli Pfefferkorn and David H. Hirsch ; translated by Roslyn Hirsch and David H. Hirsch.
Creators & ContributorsJustyna (author)
Pfefferkorn, Eli (editor)
Hirsch, David H. (editor)
Hirsch, Roslyn (translator)
Hirsch, David H. (translator)
Justyna (subject)
SummaryWritten during the Second World War, Justyna's Narrative is a compelling account of the Kraków Jewish resistance. From February through April 1943, Gusta Davidson Draenger (aka "Justyna") composed the narrative on scraps of paper smuggled into her prison cell. Between sessions of torture and interrogation at the hands of the Gestapo, she recorded the activities and spiritual aspirations of a clandestine group of young Jewish idealists who forged documents, acquired weapons, and committed acts of defiance against the Nazis.
Physical Description xiii, 144 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherAmherst, MA : The University of Massachusetts Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 143–144)