The Boxer's Story: Fighting For My Life in the Nazi Camps

The Boxer's Story: Fighting For My Life in the Nazi Camps

by Nathan Shapow, Bob Harris
     
 

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Nathan Shapow, a young Latvian, had nothing more on his mind than to enjoy his teenage years and become a champion boxer. But the sound of jackboots marching across Europe and the systematic extermination of the Jews quickly put paid to his dreams. Soon he was to face a different sort of fight. The prize for victory? His life. Escaping certain death with a punch,

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Nathan Shapow, a young Latvian, had nothing more on his mind than to enjoy his teenage years and become a champion boxer. But the sound of jackboots marching across Europe and the systematic extermination of the Jews quickly put paid to his dreams. Soon he was to face a different sort of fight. The prize for victory? His life. Escaping certain death with a punch, surviving life on the ropes, Shapow saw his youth disappear in the terror of the Ghettos and the horror of the camps. Cheating almost certain death on a number of occasions, remarkably he survived to forge a new life in what was then British-controlled Palestine. He joined the Underground and quickly became involved in the struggle to create a Jewish state - and found love along the way. Extraordinary and powerful, The Boxer's Story is a true tale that reads like fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849544269
Publisher:
Biteback Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

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