I, Pierre Seel, Deported Homosexual: A Memoir of Nazi Terror
On a fateful day in May 1941, in Nazi-occupied Strasbourg, seventeen-year- old Pierre Seel was summoned by the Gestapo. This was the beginning of his journey through the horrors of a concentration camp.
For nearly forty years, Seel kept this secret in order to hide his homosexuality. Eventually he decided to speak out, bearing witness to an aspect of the Holocaust rarely seen. This edition, with a new foreword from gay-literature historian Gregory Woods, is an extraordinary firsthand account of the Nazi roundup and the deportation of homosexuals.
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I, PIERRE SEEL, DEPORTED HOMOSEXUAL: A Memoir of Nazi TerrorUser Review - Kirkus
An intriguing memoir of life during wartime and after, centering on a seldom discussed aspect of the Nazi agenda. The author grew up in France's Alsace region, where as a teenager he was part of a ... Read full review
I, Pierre Seel, deported homosexual: a memoir of Nazi terrorUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Seel was abducted by the Germans from his home in Alsace, France, because his name appeared on a police list of suspected homosexuals. He was then subjected to ghastly torture, later conscripted into ... Read full review