EPUB ✷ Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust Author Lyn Smith – Writerscompany.co.uk

Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust A fantastic collection of short accounts straight from those who were there from German Jews to Polish Jews to a Lithuanian Policeman and manyVery upsetting and a very poignant read that will shock most A brilliant collection that is a must read. This is one of a series of books instigated by the Imperial War Museum Made up from recordings of people who took part in the events Some are to do with those in action, others who experienced the war from other locations such as London in the Blitz.If I find a book particularly engrossing I will often read large sections at a time, sometimes the entire book at a sitting.This one is different.Many books of this genre are written by an author who has researched the history, visited locations, i This is one of a series of books instigated by the Imperial War Museum Made up from recordings of people who took part in the events Some are to do with those in action, others who experienced the war from other locations such as London in the Blitz.If I find a book particularly engrossing I will often read large sections at a time, sometimes the entire book at a sitting.This one is different.Many books of this genre are written by an author who has researched the history, visited locations, interviewed those involved, etc.This one is different These are real people, talking about their own experiences and those around them.I found I was only able to read small amounts at a time When you read someone telling of the almost unbelievable events that occurred in matter of fact terms, it is harrowing.As an example, a person witnessed a Jewish lady with toddler in her arms being moved out of a ghetto by the German army An officer stopped her and asked if the child would like a sweet W Following The Success Of Forgotten Voices Of The Great War, Lyn Smith Visits The Oral Accounts Preserved In The Imperial War Museum Sound Archive, To Reveal The Sheer Complexity And Horror Of One Of Human History S Darkest Hours.The Great Majority Of Holocaust Survivors Suffered Considerable Physical And Psychological Wounds, Yet Even In This Dark Time Of Human History, Tales Of Faith, Love And Courage Can Be Found As Well As Revealing The Story Of The Holocaust As Directly Experienced By Victims, These Testimonies Also Illustrate How, Even Enduring The Most Harsh Conditions, Degrading Treatment And Suffering Massive Family Losses, Hope, The Will To Survive, And The Human Spirit Still Shine Through. This is one of thedaunting books that I have read It is filled with unbelievable heartbreak and unimaginable human kindness all at the same time The courage of the people who survived this dark time in o A factual account of the holocaust from the people who survived It s hard to read but compelling at the same time despite the subject matter. I personally believe everyone should be made to read a book like this so they can read first hand of the atrocities the Nazis inflicted on those during the Holocaust Very powerful and moving stories from the people that were there and thankful this book has brought tears to my eyes multiple times because of the first hand accounts of those that have lived through the horrific times having been reading this as a generation that cannot fathom the why s, how s, or who s puts into persepctive the feeling that those who actually lived it, had much bigger questions and muchto address than we could even begin to think about the writing style was initially hard to adjust to keeping track of who was who and what story went with whic this book has brought tears to my eyes multiple times because of the first hand accounts of those that have lived through the horrific times having been reading this as a generation that cannot fathom the why s, how s, or who s puts into persepctive the feeling that those who actually lived it, had much bigger questions and muchto address than we could even begin to think about the writing style was If you are interested in the subject matter, then this is a must The forgotten voices are not only the victims but also some of those who stood by and watched and then those who stood by and helped So many emotions touched that I struggle to review this except to say I have NOT yet read this book I ve only just dipped into it.So, this is a sort of PREview rather than a true review.I knew one of the contributors or voices , the late Kurt Klappholz.He was a friend of our family and one of my father s colleagues In summer when his shirt sleeves were rolled up or when we were on holiday with him, I remember, as a child, seeing the number tattooed in blue the 7s were the European form with horizontal lines through the diagonals , as in 7 , on his forearm I I have NOT yet read this book I ve o The title of this work might put some people off Don t let it Read it.Lyn Smith has done a wonderful job of editing over 100 contributors one could call them survivors of the Holocaust over the period 1933 1945 These very personal stories are simply told, each person trying to come to grips with what happened to them during this terrible period The stories are split and presented in chronological order, with very fine introductions to provide a general background to each section Ultimat The title of this work might put some people off Don t let it Read it.Lyn Smith has done a wonderful job of editing over 100 contributors one could call them survivors of the Holocaust over the period 1933 1945 These very personal stories are simply told, each person trying to come to grips with what happened to them during this terrible period The stories are split and presented in chronological order, with very fine introductions to provide a general background to each section Ultimately what one gets is an overall picture of the

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