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I Chose Life
During World War II Samuel (Mietek) Gruber was one of the Jews in Europe who actively fought against the Nazi overlords. Serving in the Polish army at the outbreak of the war, he was taken prisoner by the Germans and interned near the Lublin ghetto. With a handful of other Jewish prisoners of war, he organized an escape and took it to the woods, where he helped organize a ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published January 17th 2001 by iUniverse
(first published 1978)
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This is an outstanding memoir of life as a Jewish partisan in Poland during World War II. Particularly well written, memorable for its descriptions of the Polish resistance, of love and loss, and the triumphs that came with fighting back.