The Shadow of Death: The Holocaust in Lithuania

The Shadow of Death: The Holocaust in Lithuania

by Harry Gordon
     
 

Holocaust survivor Harry Gordon recalls in brutal detail the anguished years of his youth, a youth spent struggling to survive in a Lithuanian concentration camp. A memoir about hope and resilience, The Shadow of Death describes the invasion of Kovno by the Red Army and the impact of Soviet occupation from the perspective of the ghetto's weakest and poorest class.

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Holocaust survivor Harry Gordon recalls in brutal detail the anguished years of his youth, a youth spent struggling to survive in a Lithuanian concentration camp. A memoir about hope and resilience, The Shadow of Death describes the invasion of Kovno by the Red Army and the impact of Soviet occupation from the perspective of the ghetto's weakest and poorest class. It also serves as a reminder that the Germans were not alone responsible for the persecution and extermination of Jews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813190082
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
01/15/2008
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

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