Among the papers found from Nazi doctor Joseph Mengele, is a diary written by Helene Hanneman. The diary starts Helene is about to wake up their children to go to school when the police burst into the house. They want to take her husband and their children. According to the order of December 16, 1942 all gypsies belonging to the territories conquered by the Nazis should be locked up in concentration camps. The police tell Helene that since she is German she does not have to accompany them, but decides to share the fate of her family. The family is deported to Auschwitz. The rest of this story chronicles her sixteen month stay in the extermination camp.
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Espanol on Dreamscape Audio|
|Product dimensions:||6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Mario Escobar Golderos has a degree in History, with an advanced studies diploma in Modern History. He has written numerous books and article and is the executive director of an NGO and directs the magazine Nueva historia para el debate. Passionate about history and its mysteries, Escobar has delved into the depths of church history, the different sectarian groups that have struggled therein, and the discovery and colonization of the Americas.