New York 2003 Softcover 1st Ed.. The Sephardi and Greek Holocaust Lib. Volume II. 230 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. HOLOCAUST. On March 15, 1943 the first Greek transport
left from Salonika and arrived at Auschwitz on March 20th. It was the begiing of the end og Greek Jewry. Among the 2, 800 deported Jews was the 15-year-old Heinz Salvatort Kounio. For a Greek Jew like him, the ability to speak German saved his life, and the lives of his family. In this powerful memoir, Kounio meticulously describes his experience in Auschwitz and other camps. The book's title refers to the daily rations for prisoners: there was never enough, and the soup was often made of potato peels, the bread from sawdust. Translated into English from the Greek by Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos. (Key Words: Greek Jews, Salonika, Greece, Heinz Salvator Kounio, Auschwitz, Concentration Camps, World War II, World War Two, Shoah, Marcia Haddad Ikonomopoulos, Diaries, Second World War).
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