The Men with the Pink Triangle: The True, Life-And-Death Story of Homosexuals in the Nazi Death Camps (Large Print 16pt)

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited, Nov 26, 2010 - 180 pages
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The first, and still the best known, testimony by a gay survivor of the Nazi concentration camps translated into English, this harrowing autobiography opened new doors onto the understanding of homosexuality and the Holocaust when it was first published in 1980 by Gay Men's Press. THE MEN WITH THE PINK TRIANGLE has been translated into several languages, with a second edition published in 1994 by Alyson Books. Heger's book also inspired the 1979 play Bent by Martin Sherman which was filmed as the 1997 movie of the same name, directed by Sean Mathias.

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Review: The Men with the Pink Triangle: The True Life-and-Death Story of Homosexuals in the Nazi Death Camps

User Review  - Christy - Goodreads

Very difficult to read at times, but ultimately an amazing/horrible story of human self-preservation. Read full review

Review: The Men with the Pink Triangle: The True Life-and-Death Story of Homosexuals in the Nazi Death Camps

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Although quite traumatic to read in places I'm so glad that I did. I leant so much about the treatment of Gay men during the war and realise how prevalent some those attitudes are even today. I think ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Heinz Heger was the pen name of the late Josef Kohaut, an Austrian survivor who died in 1994.

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