Two Rings: A Story of Love and War
Two Rings: A Story of Love and war is a vivid and haunting memoir of love and survival during the Holocaust. The story follows that of Millie Werber, as she starts off in a small ghetto before being ushered to work in a factory. It is there where she meets her first love, Heniek. Unfortunately, it is also there where her love is taken away, ripped apart as Jews are forced into concentration camps. Mrs. Werber tells the tale of how she time and a ...more
I highly recommend this book to anyone and everyone.
This heartfelt story takes you on the personal journey of a young and innocent Jewish girl, Millie Werber, as she steps from childhood to adult overnight in the midst and turmoil of World War II. Author Eve Keller gives readers a first hand perspective of what it was like to be a Jew under the German regime. From 12 hour days of factory work to Auschwitz, Millie shares with readers her own horrors of watching her friends and families torn apart, starved, beaten, and even murdered.
Even in all of...more
Obviously I have nothing in my life to compare to the devastation of loosing everything, your family members, your home, your sense of security - everything your knew a ...more
This is the story of a Holocaust survivor. She was separated from her family at 14 and worked in a factory while her family lived in a Jewish ghetto. She married a man and he was later killed. She spent time in a concentration camp and then in another factory as part of slave labor. She describes her experiences the best she can and I appreciate it when she simply writes that she can't remember what happened. She describes the utter brutality and deprava ...more
This memoir tells the story of Millie Werber & h ...more
The writing is just "okay," probably bc the author is transcribing her notes from conversations. I've read 'better' Holocaust memoirs (referring to the writing). It's not a particularly compelling love story (no Bridges of Madison County here). It's a tale of survival, of luck, and of the little miracles that kept her alive during the horror of WWII. you'll read this in a day, btw.
oggi 27 gennaio 2015, Giornata della Memoria, vi parlerò della vita di Millie Werber raccontata nel bellissimo e commovente libro “La sposa di Auschwitz”.
È stata una lettura intensa, commovente, delicata e forte allo stesso tempo. Non sono in grado di trovare le parole per descrivere gli eventi narrati dall'autrice e quindi mi sono appropriata delle sue parole. Delle parole di una sopravvissuta.
Nell'introduzione, Eve Keller (docente che ha ...more
Millie’s son, Martin Werbe ...more
And, I'm sorry--this might sound bad, but I was disappointed that Millie chose to step away from her faith. I know, I know--I've never been a prisoner of war nor subjected to the cruelty and torture of the Holocaust victims. But, I've read Corrie ten Boom's "The Hiding Place." In her book, ten Boom tells of her family's capture by the Germans a ...more