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Remember! (Translated)

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Remember! is an autobiography which recounts Marcel Scharfstein's life experience in the Warsaw Ghetto and in Nazi concentration camps of Poland and Germany during World War II.
Kindle Edition, 260 pages
Published April 6th 2013
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Rebecka
Nov 01, 2015 Rebecka rated it liked it
This is a rather incoherent, unstructured first person account of (among other things) the Warsaw ghetto, Majdanek and Buchenwald. Very interesting to read, even if it was a bit frustrating with all the repetitions and total lack of editing.
David Hart
Mar 24, 2015 David Hart rated it really liked it
A worthwhile first person account of the Holocaust

I have read some of the other reviews and I think that you have to consider this is an oral history. It is stream of consciousness.

As history does not compare to Klemperer's I shall bear witness or Primo Levi's works of the era. Unlike those however it is the narrative of a very ordinary person and as such it provides a different form of insight.

As a Jew I was left a bit uncomfortable with some of the Christian references. For example, he refer
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Ray
Mar 22, 2014 Ray rated it really liked it
Shock, unbelievable.

I chose my rating based on the details used by the writer. it's shocking to think how human beings could be so monstrous. I would recommend as a must read, so that it c a n expose, what happened, and hopefully never to happen again
melrea pierz
Jan 17, 2015 melrea pierz rated it it was amazing
Very Moving Account of the Holocaust

I was very taken with the account of this Polish Jew who recounted his experiences during the Holocaust without whining. The things that he saw and were done to him would surely have driven a less formidable man insane.
rikkilinlb
Mar 14, 2015 rikkilinlb rated it it was amazing
I wish I could

Give this man a hug. He opens his soul and offers the reader the bare harsh truth of what he experienced. Hard to read at times, yet felt honored by his truth. I can try to imagine....but know I am unable to come close to true understanding.
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