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By Michael Englishman

163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman’s superb tale of braveness, resourcefulness, and ethical fibre as a Dutch Jew in the course of international conflict II and its aftermath, from the Nazi profession of Holland in 1940, via his incarceration in different demise and labour camps, to his eventual liberation via Allied squaddies in 1945 and his emigration to Canada. Surviving via his wits, Englishman escaped dying many times, committing bold acts of bravery to do what he suggestion used to be right?helping different prisoners break out and actively engaging within the underground resistance.

a guy who refused to give up his spirit regardless of the lack of his spouse and his whole relations to the Nazis, Englishman saved a promise he had made to a pal, and sought his friend’s youngsters after the warfare. With the children’s mom, he made a brand new lifestyles in Canada, the place he persevered his resistance, monitoring neo-Nazi cells and infiltrating their headquarters to ruin their records.

till his dying in August 2007, Englishman remained lively, talking out opposed to racism and hatred in seminars for adolescents. His gripping tale can be greatly learn and should be of curiosity to students of auto/biography, global battle II heritage, and the Holocaust.

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