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Children of Terror

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"Two very young girls, one a Catholic from Poland, the other a Jew from Germany, are caught in a web of terror during World War II. These are their unforgettable true stories.

“War does not spare the innocent. Two young girls, one a Catholic from Poland, the other a Jew from Germany, were witnesses to the horror of the Nazi occupation and Hitler’s terror in Germany. As chi
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Kindle Edition, 120 pages
Published (first published December 3rd 2009)
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Christine
This book is actually two stories. One is the story of Inge Auerbacher who was a Jewish child during WW II. Her family lived in Germany, and her father was a WW I hero. The second is the story of Bozemuna Gilbride, a Polish Catholic, who was a child during WW II.

Gilbride's story is the first one in the book. In many ways, her story is more distrubing than Auerbacher. Forced to leave thier home, Gilbride's family is made forced labor and are seperated. Auerbacher's family also suffered, and it is
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Jamie Casey
Feb 04, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It’s hard for me to believe this actually happened. That humans could be this cruel to each other.

These young ladies’ account is horrid. So so so many were killed. Somehow they made it. Someone was watching out for them. Thank Fox they survived and were able to tell their stories. How brave!

A terrifying account of two young girls who survived the Holocaust. Totally separate from one another, in completely different areas. Yet, they made it and then miraculously found each other in NYC!!!

A sho
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Hedwig Gorski
Dec 16, 2020 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Detailed accounts of life in Galicia, Poland, before and during the war. Area is now Ukraine. These types of primary witness accounts support the Polish people's genocide claims against the Nazi regime during WWII. The Slavic genocide by German Nazis does not diminish the horror of the Shoah and needs official and statistical examination and certification. Hitler's policies had a hierarchy of hate and genocide. ...more
Catherine Sandy
May 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
During the Holocaust, in addition to the 6 million Jews killed, there were 5 million others who were killed. among these were millions of Christian Polish people. This book tells the story of a Jewish girl and a Polish girl during this time.
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Dec 19, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was very interesting. Although short and not very detailed, it gave an inside glimpse to what children went through during the Nazi regime.
Jan
Aug 08, 2011 rated it liked it
Interesting and quite short. Gives two perspectives - shows the incredible scope of the Holocaust.



Claire
Jun 11, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Both girls were victims of Holocaust persecution: one a jew & one a christian. Somewhat parallel experiences.
Kelly Gressley
Jun 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed reading how this two girls grew up in not so pleasant time in their family lives.
Carrie
May 10, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The story of two girls during World War II - one Catholic and Polish, one Jewish and German. Both were interred in the Concentration Camps, both survived. Interesting story
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