By Lucyna B. Radlo

This vibrant memoir describes the author’s stories as younger woman in Poland, compelled to escape to Warsaw after the Nazi bombing of Brest on the outbreak of global battle II. She recounts the realities of existence in occupied Poland, together with the arrest by way of the Gestapo of her father and his demise quickly after in Auschwitz, the family’s participation within the black industry and the Warsaw rebellion, and her trap and incarceration together with her mom in a compelled hard work camp. as soon as published from the camp, they joined their Russian family in Austria in basic terms to speedy depart with them to prevent impending Soviet forces, experiencing a month-long, usually comical trip on an ox-driven cart again to the U.S. quarter of Germany.

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