False Papers

False Papers

by Robert Melson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252072502

ISBN-13: 9780252072505

Pub. Date: 01/27/2005

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Operating under the theory that one needed to be seen in order not to be noticed, the Jewish Mendelsohn family became not just ordinary Polish Catholics, but the Zamojskis, a Polish family of noble lineage. Through sheer chutzpah and bravado, Robert Melson's mother acquired false identity papers that would disguise herself and her family, and allow them to survive the…  See more details below

Overview

Operating under the theory that one needed to be seen in order not to be noticed, the Jewish Mendelsohn family became not just ordinary Polish Catholics, but the Zamojskis, a Polish family of noble lineage. Through sheer chutzpah and bravado, Robert Melson's mother acquired false identity papers that would disguise herself and her family, and allow them to survive the Holocaust.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252072505
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
01/27/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Prologue : our faults make us real1
1Before the war11
2The Russians30
3False papers46
4Colonel Kruk61
5Wanda and Tadzo76
6The honeymoon88
7Dina99
8The arrest117
9Liberation137
10Jews148
Epilogue : a normal life169

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