Hank Brodt Holocaust Memoirs: A Candle and a Promise
A story of resilience, Hank Brodt Holocaust Memoirs - A Candle and a Promise makes the memories of Holocaust survivor Hank Brodt come alive. It offers a detailed historical account of being a Jewish teenager under the Nazi regime, shedding light on sickening truths in...more
I would recommend this book for just about any reader. If we don't learn from our mistakes we are bound to repeat them. This mans memoirs are very insightful and painful for he was little more than a child forced to work like a man in inhuman circumstances just to survive.
I have always been interested in hearing the stories of holocaust survivors. Even as a child, I was moved by their stories of cruelty, horror, and survival. I am not Jewish, and none of my friends or family are Jewish, yet I have always been deeply affected by the way people have mistreated the Jewish people throughout the world. As I continue to struggle to understand the cruelty of the hateful, I am constantly amazed at the powerful hope of the survivors of their vi ...more
Wonderful book! Hank has been through many concentration camps, pain, hunger, loss, beatings, but, still maintained his compassion for other people. I have read many books on the Holocaust, this is one of the best.
If you are interested in the Holocaust I recommend this book highly.
and never not surprised by the strength of the human spirit. Every person
alive in the planet should read a holocaust survivors story and would say
that this book is a good place to start.
With truly horrible circumstances this man maintains his integrity as well as nurturing & and having compassion for others. Simply written by a couragous soul. This should be a mandatory read in high schools.