Roman's Journey: An Extraordinary Odyssey of Holocaust Survival

Roman's Journey: An Extraordinary Odyssey of Holocaust Survival


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Roman's Journey: An Extraordinary Odyssey of Holocaust Survival by Roman Halter

Roman Halter was a spirited, optimistic schoolboy in 1939 when he and his family gathered behind the curtains to watch the Volksdeutsche (German Polish) neighbors of their small town in western Poland greet the arrival of Hitler’s armies with kisses and swastika flags. Within days, the family home had been seized, twelve-year-old Roman had become a slave of the local SS chief, and, returning from an errand, he silently witnessed his Jewish classmates being bayoneted to death by soldiers at the edge of town. So began his remarkable six-year journey through some of the darkest caverns of Nazi Europe that claimed the lives of his family and the 800-strong community of his boyhood. Incredibly, he survived the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz, the Stutthof concentration camp, and a slave factory in Dresden, only to find this his native village, post-war, was nothing like the home he remembered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611453515
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Roman Halter is a celebrated architect and artist. He designed the gates to Israel’s holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, made stained glass windows for Rwandans in Kigali, and prepared the Queen’s Royal Coat of Arms for British embassies and crown courts. His paintings hang in the Imperial War Museum. He lives in London.

Sir Martin Gilbert, the distinguished official biographer of Churchill, is a fellow at Merton College, Oxford. His impressive body of work includes Churchill: A Life, The Holocaust, and The Second World War: A Complete History. In 1995, he was knighted for services to British history and international relations, and in 2009, he was appointed to the British Government’s Iraq War Inquiry. He lives in London.

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