March to Freedom: A Memoir of the Holocaust

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Impact Pub., Jan 1, 2008 - Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - 102 pages
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In March to Freedom: A Memoir of the Holocaust, Edith Singer gives a first-hand account of the Holocaust. When she was 16, the Nazis placed Edith and her family in the Auschwitz death camp. This memoir describes daily life in camp: meals, roll call, sleeping, selections, tattoos, sabotage, miracles, and eventually her march to freedom. Amidst unimaginable loss of human rights, Edith maintains her faith, takes risks, and makes sacrifices for others.

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About the Author: Edith Slomovits was born in Chust, Czechoslovakia on August 18th, 1927. During World War II, the Nazis placed Edith and her family in Auschwitz and later moved Edith to Taucha, a work camp. March to Freedom: A Memoir of the Holocaust documents Edith's incredible experiences from the time the Nazis invaded her hometown until her return home after the war about a year later. Following WWII, Edith began her recovery in a displaced persons camp in Germany, where she continued her education and met her husband. After Edith's marriage to Michael Singer, they moved to Israel, where their two children were born. Later, they settled permanently in Los Angeles. Edith Singer continued her education by attending Santa Monica College and later earning a teaching credential at the University of Judaism. She has spent most of her life teaching children and educating the public about the threat of intolerance. Edith has spoken regularly at the Museum of Tolerance and at many public and private schools and colleges, and she says, "I am always pleased to bring my message, of the danger of ignorance and the importance of fighting for what is right, to people of all ages.

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