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The Holocaust Survivors' Memoirs Project
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The Holocaust Survivors' Memoirs Project is a joint project between Yad Vashen and the Holocaust Survivors' Memoirs Project and the World Federation of Bergen-Belsen Associations. Their goal is to collect, preserve, and publish Holocaust survivor memoirs in English. The following is a list of some of the titles in this collection.
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- By the Grace of Strangers, by Gabriel Mermall - Norbert Yasharoff.
The memoirs of Two Boys' Rescue During the Holocaust.
- Days Of Rain, by Enzo Tayar.
The impact that anti-Jewish measures had on Jews in Italy during the year 1943.
- Escaping Hell In Treblinka, by Israel Cymlich and Oscar Strawczynski.
For the first time in English, two remarkable dcouments written by two survivors of the hellish darkness that was Treblinka.
- Fighting For Survival , by E. H. Kampelmacher.
This is the story of an 18 year old boy who left his family and fled his native Vienna to Holland.
- Flora: I was but a Child , by Flora M. Singer.
This is the gripping story of a young girl and her two little sisters hidden in convents in Belgium during the Holocaust.
- Guarded By Angels, by Alan Elsner.
How My Father And Uncle Survived Hitler And Cheated Stalin.
- In the Shadows of Death, by Joseph Foxman.
This memoir captures the fear and trembling in the ghettos in occupied Lithuania.
- In the Struggle, by Leib Reizer.
Memoirs from Grodno and the Forests.
- Memoirs of an Unfortunate Person, by Moty Stromer.
The Diary of Marek (Moty) Stromer, of Kamionka-Stumilowa.
- On the Fields of Loneliness, by Hersch Altman.
A young boy's tale of living in hiding.
- Path of Hope, by Menachem Katz.
The memoir opens with the spectacular escape of 18 year old Munio (Menachem Katz) from the murder of the last Jews of Brezazany at the cemetery on June 12, 1943.
- A Physician Inside the Warsaw Ghetto, by Mordechai Lensky.
This memoir is the gripping account of a Jewish doctor in the Warsaw ghetto.
- Remember, by Marcel Tuchman.
Tuchman recounts dramatic tales of his often brutal, always compelling experiences as a youth in Eastern Europe during the Holocaust and in its aftermath.
- Stolen Youth, by Isabelle Choko; Frances Irwin; Lotti Kahana-Aufleger; Margit Raab Kalina; Jane Lipski.
Five Women's Survival in the Holocaust.
- Yesterday: My Story, by Hadassah Rosensaft.
Dr. Rosensaft kept 149 Jewish children alive in Bergen Belsen from December 1944 until their liberation on April 15th, 1945.
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