Forgotten Voices of the Holocaust

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Ebury, 2005 - Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - 351 pages
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Following the success of FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE GREAT WAR the series now chronicles one of human histories darkest hours. The author comes to the project following her significant work in recording the experiences of Holocaust survivors for the Imperial War Museum sound archive - one of the most important archive of its kind in the world. The intertwined moving and revealing interviews reveal the sheer complexity and horror of the Holocaust. The great majority of survivors suffered considerable physical and psychological wounds, yet the overall story is far from being just gloom and doom. There are many poignant vignettes describing acts of charity, reciprocity and kindness in the face of the most extreme form of barbarism. As well as revealing the story of the Holocaust as directly experienced by victims, these testimonies also illustrate how, even enduring the most harsh and degrading conditions and treatment as well as suffering massive family losses, hope, the will to survive and the human spirit shines through.

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Review: Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust: A new history in the words of the men and women who survived

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

This is one of a series of books instigated by the Imperial War Museum. Made up from recordings of people who took part in the events. Some are to do with those in action, others who experienced the ... Read full review

Review: Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust: A new history in the words of the men and women who survived

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Simple, and stunning - this will stay with me Read full review

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