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When hope prevails : the personal triumph of a Holocaust survivor

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When hope prevails : the personal triumph of a Holocaust survivor
Call No: 940.5315 O32w

Call Number940.5315 O32w
Dates[2009]; ©2005
Statement of ResponsibilitySam Offen.
Creators & ContributorsOffen, Sam (author)
Offen, Sam (subject)
Summary"Sam Offen was born in Krakow, Poland. During the Nazi regime he suffered slave labor, ghetto confinement, and concentration camp horror. More than fifty members of his immediate and extended family were killed. And yet, despite the pain he has faced, Sam's story is one of triumph and hope. For years, Offen has shared his experiences with groups at schools, at universities, and at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan." —Back cover
ContentsPreface
  1. Childhood
  2. German Invasion
  3. Krakow Ghetto
  4. Plaszow Concentration Camp
  5. Wieliczka Salt Mine
  6. Mauthausen and Gusen
  7. Liberation
  8. Post-War Travails
  9. Attempting to Reach Palestine
  10. Joining the Polish Army in Exile
  11. Miraculous Reunion with Brother Bernard
  12. Finding Unknown Relatives in America
  13. Life in London, England
  14. America the Beautiful
  15. Accident
  16. Revisiting the Past
  17. Finding Donald Montgomery, My Liberator
  18. The Rest of the Story
  19. The Paper Clip Story Participation
Afterword
Daughter's Tribute
Responses from Students and Educators
Photo Album
 
Physical Description 120 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from Hebrew.
Publisher[West Bloomfield, MI?] : Sam Offen
NotesVariant title: Zekhor [Remember]
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Stuart Michelson in memory of Vera Rozen