The Polish Patriot

eBook (PDF), 236 Pages
(3 Ratings)
Price: $8.99
A Polish patriot, who renounced his country, which had betrayed him and his people. Jews had lived in Poland for nearly one thousand years and helped shape its culture and industry. His family was well endowed with professionals. His father was a distinguished lawyer who worked for the Ministry of Finance. The war destroyed his world, interrupted his dreams and forced him to deal with new realities. His loyalty and love for the old Poland that he knew so well slowly began to fade when he discovered that his nationalism was based on misconceptions about his Polish “brethren.” The Nazi occupation gave his Polish neighbors a golden opportunity to get rid of the “Dirty Jews” and enabled them to steal their property. Many readily collaborated with the Nazis during the war, and there were even those who killed many survivors after the war. Although he unwillingly renounced his old homeland, nevertheless, he loved its culture and lived as a Pole in his new country... More > until his death at age ninety-three.< Less
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  • By Tom White
    Nov 20, 2014
    This book documents a harrowing experience one Polish man who has lost everything and is surrounded by dispair and destruction. Although his environment has become hostile and dangerous, he continues with his life and this is where the story comes into its own. The Polish Patriot takes the reader in the world of Nazi occupied Poland, detailing the plight of those there at the time and incidently those that wish they were somewhere else. This book gives good insight into the lives of the displaced, people that enjoy reading accounts of war and geopolitics will find this book a worth addition. The writing style really illustrates the circumstances of being wedged between two deadly borders, unable to move, trapped in a world of desolation and decay. Reading about the struggles of the people at the time and their claustrophobic situation really makes you appreciate the freedoms we take for granted, the people we love and the memories we share. Having family members that were involved in... More > different wars it is easy to relate with Uri's recount of his fathers harrowing experience in the frozen hell of occupied poland. The photos and writing style really capture the day to day events, I'd highly recommend the read to anyone.< Less
  • By Charles Penn
    Aug 12, 2014
    Very eloquent piece of writing, I enjoyed the author's insight into his life and how he wove the story around such a delicate subject. The writer here approached his field with a well-written and graceful piece of work that isn't afraid to be brutal. Very Good.
  • By Meggie Roda
    Jul 1, 2014
    No doubt that the author trasfers in very graphic descriptions the events his father experienced during this part of his life. A very emotional story, interesting and fluently written, hard to put down once you start reading.
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June 22, 2014
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