An Uncommon Friendship: From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust

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University of California Press, Jan 12, 2010 - Religion - 328 pages
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In 1944, 13-year-old Fritz Tubach was almost old enough to join the Hitler Youth in his German village of Kleinheubach. That same year in Tab, Hungary, 12-year-old Bernie Rosner was loaded onto a train with the rest of the village’s Jewish inhabitants and taken to Auschwitz, where his whole family was murdered. Many years later, after enjoying successful lives in California, they met, became friends, and decided to share their intimate story—that of two boys trapped in evil and destructive times, who became men with the freedom to construct their own future, with each other and the world. In a new epilogue, the authors share how the publication of the book changed their lives and the lives of the countless people they have met as a result of publishing their story.
 

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Contents

The Return of the Past
1
Two European Villages
24
The Loss of Innocence
63
The Maelstrom To Auschwitz and Beyond
82
Roads West
145
Careers An American Story
199
Germany Fifty Years Later
233
Coda
266
Notes
269
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About the author (2010)

Bernat Rosner is retired General Counsel of the Safeway Corporation in Oakland, California. Frederic C. Tubach is Professor Emeritus of German at the University of California, Berkeley. Sally Patterson Tubach is the author of Memoirs of a Terrorist.

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