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Published by Vallentine Mitchell in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Navahrudak (Belarus),
  • Belarus,
  • Navahrudak,
  • Belarus.

Subjects:

  • Kagan, Jack, 1929-,
  • Jews -- Belarus -- Navahrudak -- Biography.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Belarus -- Navahrudak -- Personal narratives.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Belarus.,
  • Navahrudak (Belarus) -- Ethnic relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJack Kagan and Dov Cohen ; foreword by Sir Martin Gilbert.
ContributionsCohen, Dov, 1922-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS135.B38 K34 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL680221M
ISBN 100853033366, 0853033358
LC Control Number97026755

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Their struggle to survive against an enemy whose goal was to wipe them from the face of the earth is a little-known part of Holocaust history. Jewish partisans could be found in every Nazi occupied country in Europe. Most joined existing non-Jewish partisan groups. In Lithuania, for example, Jews made up approximately ten percent of the.   Hi all; I ordered a couple yesterday; : Surviving the Holocaust With the Russian Jewish Partisans: Jack Kagan, Dov Cohen, Martin, Sir Gilbert: Books. Surviving the Holocaust: My Grandma's Story This was such a wonderful story. I am in the midst of loosing my second home, my business and my car and this story has been a great inspiration to me. I am in the midst of loosing my second home, my business and my car and this story has been a great inspiration to me. Jewish Partisans Some Jews who managed to escape from ghettos and camps formed their own fighting fighters, or partisans, were concentrated in densely wooded areas. A large group of partisans in occupied Soviet territory .

Night is a book by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in –, at the height of the Holocaust toward the end of the Second World just over pages of sparse and fragmented narrative, Wiesel writes about the death of God and his own increasing disgust with humanity, . Jewish partisans had to overcome great odds in acquiring weapons, food, and shelter and in evading capture. They typically lived in dugouts (known in Russian as zemlyankas, землянка) in forest camps. Nazi reprisals were brutal, employing collective punishment against their supporters and the ghettos from which the partisans had escaped, and often using "anti-partisan . The following list of Jewish partisans features personal stories from the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (external link).It is not a comprehensive list of all Jewish partisans, but rather a small sampling to illustrate various personal experiences for educational purposes. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Surviving the Holocaust With the Russian Jewish Partisans at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.