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By Michael Englishman

163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman’s mind-blowing tale of braveness, resourcefulness, and ethical fibre as a Dutch Jew in the course of international battle II and its aftermath, from the Nazi career of Holland in 1940, via his incarceration in several loss of life and labour camps, to his eventual liberation via Allied squaddies in 1945 and his emigration to Canada. Surviving through his wits, Englishman escaped demise again and again, committing bold acts of bravery to do what he inspiration was once right?helping different prisoners get away 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 kinfolk to the Nazis, Englishman stored a promise he had made to a chum, and sought his friend’s kids after the struggle. 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 wreck their records.

until eventually his demise in August 2007, Englishman remained lively, talking out opposed to racism and hatred in seminars for adolescents. His gripping tale may be largely learn and may be of curiosity to students of auto/biography, global battle II historical past, and the Holocaust.

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