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Planet Dora: A Memoir Of The Holocaust And The Birth Of The Space Age

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An extraordinary memoir by a survivor of the Nazi camps, Yves Béon, Planet Dora is a recollection of life and death in a concentration camp like no other. Dora was a cavernous underground factory cut out of solid rock, where life was like a nightmarish scene from Dante: thousands of prisoners beaten, starved, killed, and living underground for weeks at a time. The purpose ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 2nd 1998 by Basic Books (first published March 27th 1997)
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working men to death in the name of a death weapon. When it's finally over, all the engineers get to come to America and work on missiles to make more potential death. Oh wait, we call that the space race. Heartbreaking story of the depravity of mankind....
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