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Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director: A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union By Natan Gimelfarb
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This autobiography walks you through the life of Natan Gimelfarb from birth at a small Jewish village in Ukraine to unusual career success to Soviet persecution triggered by antisemitism to eventual... More > emigration to the United States. You get a unique insight into Russian and Jewish life as you step through childhood, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, university years, work and family life, and everyday joys and challenges. Part I covers Natan's life through hunger and war until graduation from the university. Part II covers his career and fight with Soviet authorities.< Less
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director: A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union By Natan Gimelfarb
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This autobiography walks you through the life of Natan Gimelfarb from birth at a small Jewish village in Ukraine to unusual career success to Soviet persecution triggered by antisemitism to eventual... More > emigration to the United States. You get a unique insight into Russian and Jewish life as you step through childhood, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, university years, work and family life, and everyday joys and challenges. Part I covers Natan's life through hunger and war until graduation from the university. Part II covers his career and fight with Soviet authorities.< Less
DP - Memoir of a Post-War Childhood in Displaced Persons Camps in Germany By Karlis (Charlie) Dankers
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Memoir of the author's family's flight from the Soviet invasion of Latvia during World War II and his childhood on a farm in Bavaria and in various DP camps in post-war Germany. Includes personal... More > historical narrative and select documents relating to the German and Soviet occupations of Latvia and the author's father's significant role as Director General in Latvia under the German occupation during the period of 1941-1944. Contains 120 photos within the text.< Less
The Russian Egg By Anna Gutkina
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The Russian Egg By Anna Gutkina
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What Remains By Cardinal Points Library
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Slava Polishchuk. WHAT REMAINS. Essays. Foreword by Vladimir Gandelsman. Translated by Sibelan Forrester with contributions by Alexander Veytsman, Marina Georgadze, and Alexander Kopelman. A... More > collection of essays by a Russian artist living in New York. In Russian and English. StoSvet Press, New York. "Slava Polishchuk's essays outline his time in the army, his life as an artist in Russia and New York, his family history, wonderful Jewish cuisine in the Soviet Union, and other topics: everyday, funny, happy and tragic. Whether he's in the New York subway or in distant spaces from his childhood, his descriptions of places and faces are vividly visual. This is a book for everyone interested in art, history and memory." Sibelan Forrester< Less
Miles of Experience (Revised) By Boris Zubry
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This is a collection of short stories that would take you around the world and mostly cover experiences of the author. From the childhood in the Soviet Union through the immigration to the United... More > States, Mr. Zubry tells it how he sees it. His observations of Russia, Saudi Arabia, United States and many other places may be new to you and not discussed before. Mr. Zubry has a very fresh look at many issues.< Less
The London-Budapest Game By Catherine Eva Schandl
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'The London-Budapest Game' is the true sequel to 'Sword of the Turul,' with a unique glimpse into the British underground in World War II Hungary-and its aftermath. From 1991 to 2001,a... More > Swedish-Russian joint Commission investigating the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg discovered that 3 Hungarian numbered prisoners secretly held in Vladimir prison, Soviet Union had been connected to his case. One was Karoly Schandl, a young lawyer in Budapest who lived near the Swedish Embassy. This is the continuation of his shocking true story, supported by historical documents and excerpts from his private writings. Karoly’s anti-Nazi resistance group was led by his childhood friend, Gabor Haraszty, a.k.a. British intelligence agent ALBERT. The group had links to MI9, ISLD (MI6), SOE, Colonel Howie, the Dutch and Polish Underground, the Tito partisans, and famous Jewish parachutists from Palestine, with whom they planned to collaborate in Hungary. It was a dangerous game, and only a few would survive...< Less
The London-Budapest Game By Catherine Eva Schandl
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'The London-Budapest Game' is the true sequel to 'Sword of the Turul,' with a unique glimpse into the British underground in World War II Hungary-and its aftermath. From 1991 to 2001,a... More > Swedish-Russian joint Commission investigating the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg discovered that 3 Hungarian numbered prisoners secretly held in Vladimir prison, Soviet Union had been connected to his case. One was Karoly Schandl, a young lawyer in Budapest who lived near the Swedish Embassy. This is the continuation of his shocking true story, supported by historical documents and excerpts from his private writings. Karoly’s anti-Nazi resistance group was led by his childhood friend, Gabor Haraszty, a.k.a. British intelligence agent ALBERT. The group had links to MI9, ISLD (MI6), SOE, Colonel Howie, the Dutch and Polish Underground, the Tito partisans, and famous Jewish parachutists from Palestine, with whom they planned to collaborate in Hungary. It was a dangerous game, and only a few would survive...< Less
To No Man's Glory: A Child's Journey from Holocaust to Healing: A Memoir By Vincent (Arturs Lejnieks) Benson & Victoria Harnish Benson
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Moments before the slaughter of orphans in Riga, a young Jewish woman snatches a half-Gentile boy and flees into the forests of Nazi-occupied Latvia where they spend four years dodging captivity. His... More > faith in God and natural optimism carry him through the resulting trauma, but he must overcome his anger and shame when he is sent to America as an adolescent. Much more than a war story, "To No Man's Glory," is the story of desperation of a child who sacrifices his childhood to the terrors of surviving inhuman conditions. It is the faith and hope that dominates the human spirit if we will let it. It is a story that could take place in any time period; in any war…it just happens to take place during World War II, during the Holocaust. But it is mostly the story of a little boy who develops the strength to live under conditions that kill millions of others less fortunate.< Less

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