An Unbroken Chain: My Journey through the Nazi Holocaust

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Kar-Ben, Aug 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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In this amazing true-life account of the Holocaust, Henry Oertelt retraces the sequence of events that forever changed his destiny. Each event is broken down into eighteen separate incidents, all intrinsically linked to form the Chain of Life that kept him alive. Although often shocking, the remarkable events of Henry's life will touch the lives and hearts of readers everywhere.
  

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Review: An Unbroken Chain: My Journey Through the Nazi Holocaust

User Review  - Kathryn Slattery - Goodreads

A quick read with a new, personal perspective. The author bases the retelling of his experiences on the personal characteristics and strokes of luck that led to his survival. Read full review

Review: An Unbroken Chain: My Journey Through the Nazi Holocaust

User Review  - Kashia - Goodreads

Read this book in high school. My uncle, who happened to be my teacher, knew the author. He used to come and visit our school and discuss his book. Unfortunately, he was unable to visit the year I took the class. Great book! Read full review

Contents

Dedication
8
Acknowledgements
9
Prologue
12
Introduction
16
First Link The Weapons Factory
36
Second Link Herr Kaspar The Foreman
40
Third Link The Visit
45
Fourth Link Theresienstadt Terezin
57
Tenth Link Concentration Camp Golleschau
96
Eleventh Link Optimism
105
Flossenbürg
108
Thirteenth Link Brothers Separated
114
Fifteenth Link Dr Schmitz SS General
118
Sixteenth Link The Krankenbau Sick Barrack
121
Seventeenth Link Will Kuscheck
124
Eighteenth Link General Patton
128

Fifth Link Late Incarceration
78
AuschwitzBirkenau
82
Seventh Link Health Ability To Work
93
Epilogue
136
Back Cover
162
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