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Eindstation Auschwitz English
Author: Wind, Eddy de
Author: Colmer, David, 1960-
Publication year: 2020
Media class: Paperback
Genre: World War, 1939-1945
Classification: 940.531
Publisher: Black Swan, 2020
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781784164980
This translation originally published: London: Doubleday
Includes bibliographical references
Eddy de Wind, a Dutch doctor and psychiatrist, was shipped to Auschwitz with his wife Friedel, whom he had met and married at the Westerbork labour camp in the Netherlands. At Auschwitz, they made it through the brutal selection process and were put to work. Each day, each hour became a battle for survival. For Friedel, it meant avoiding the Nazis' barbaric medical experiments. Despite such daily stresses, love prevailed. Passing notes through the fence, sometimes stealing a brief embrace, Friedel and Eddy clung to life. As the end of the war approached and the Russian Army drew closer, the last Nazis fled, taking many prisoners with them, including Friedel. Eddy hid under a pile of old clothes and stayed behind. This book is an extraordinary account of life as a prisoner, a near real-time record of the daily struggle to survive.
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