Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary

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Pimlico, 1991 - 554 páginas
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This astonishing chronicle of life and death in the Jewish Ghetto of Kovno, Lithuania, from June 1941 to January 1944, was written under conditions of mortal danger by a Ghetto inmate and secretary of the Jewish Council. Through it all, Avraham Tory's overriding purpose was to record the unimaginable events of those years and to memorialise the determination of the Jews to sustain life in the midst of the Nazi terror. It is a supreme achievement. Martin Gilbert's masterly introduction presents these events against the backdrop of the war in Europe and considers the crucial questions of collaboration and resistance.

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An unusually detailed diary describing life and death in the Lithuanian ghetto of Kovno from June 1941 to January 1944. Tory, secretary of the Kovno ghetto, managed to save many of the ghetto council ... Ler resenha completa

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Avraham Tory is a lawyer in Tel Aviv and Secretary-General of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists. Martin Gilbert is a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. His publications include The Holocaust: A HIstory of the Jews of Europe During the Second World War. Dina Porat is Senior Lecturer in Jewish HIstory, Tel Aviv University.

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