To live and fight another day
To Live and Fight Another Day is the story of an 11-year-old Jewish boy who joins a partisan unit fighting the Nazis in the forests of the Ukraine during World War II.A historical novel, To Live And Fight Another Day is modeled on the true survival story of the author's family. The author's brother serves as the model for Benny, the hero and narrator of this story.Benny assumes his responsibilities doing a man's job, gathering information for the partisans and ultimately fighting in their battles.Despite extreme hardships, Benny is blessed with a wry perspective, which helps him to find a bit of humor in each of his dangerous adventures. He is uncommonly bright. His quick thinking gets him out of life-threatening trouble time after time. He even saves the lives of his mother and two sisters.While this is Benny's story, it is also the story of his parents and the Jewish partisans who survived, to live and fight another day.
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War Comes To My Shtetl
Escape To The Forest
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