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By Michael Englishman

163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman’s remarkable tale of braveness, resourcefulness, and ethical fibre as a Dutch Jew in the course of global struggle II and its aftermath, from the Nazi profession of Holland in 1940, via his incarceration in different loss of life and labour camps, to his eventual liberation by way of Allied squaddies in 1945 and his emigration to Canada. Surviving via his wits, Englishman escaped loss of life repeatedly, committing bold acts of bravery to do what he inspiration was once right?helping different prisoners break out and actively partaking within the underground resistance.

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

until eventually his dying in August 2007, Englishman remained energetic, conversing out opposed to racism and hatred in seminars for youth. His gripping tale could be generally learn and may be of curiosity to students of auto/biography, international conflict II background, and the Holocaust.

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