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Guns and barbed wire : a child survives the Holocaust

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Guns and barbed wire : a child survives the Holocaust
Call No: 940.53161 G39g

Call Number940.53161 G39g
Dates1987; ©1987
Statement of ResponsibilityThomas Geve.
Creators & ContributorsGeve, Thomas (author)
Geve, Thomas (subject)
SummaryThe author was taken to Auschwitz in 1942 when he was 13 years old and spent a total of 22 months in Auschwitz and Buchenwald before he was freed by the Allies in April 1945. As he recuperated, he drew from memory pictures of daily life in the camps. This book contains 17 of Geve's colour drawings. —Publisher
ContentsPart I. The Lost World
  • 1929–1939
  • 1939–1943
Part II. The Hidden World
  • Becoming a Pioneer
  • Youth in Chains
  • Work Makes Free
  • Old Hand
  • Moving On
  • Finale
Part III. A New World
  • A New World
  • "The Song of the Peat-Bog Soldiers"
  • Looking Back, 1:3,000, Auschwitz, the Camp
  • Looking Back, 1:20,000, The Working Territory
  • Looking Back, 1:6,000,000, Map
  • Epilogue
Physical Description 220 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherChicago : Academy Chicago
  • Originally published as Youth in Chains
  • Revised edition of Youth in Chains, 1958
RecognitionGifted in 1994 by Ivan & Laurie Gasoi and family