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- DescriptionThis is the story of Yitzhak Erlichson, writing under the name Jerzy Edison, a Polish Jew who was nineteen years old when he escaped the Nazis by fleeing toward the USSR from his hometown, Wierzbnik. There he hoped to find a land true to its official ideals of justice, equality, and brotherhood. Arrested as an English spy, he was sent to prisons and slave-labour camps, and after his release worked and travelled in the USSR. To his dismay, he found injustice, inequality, and anti-Semitism equal to that of his native Poland. Attempting to join the Polish army forming in the USSR, he was told it was only for Poles. After the war, and after he met and married his wife Fania, while in Russia, they return to Wierzbnik together. There he learned that ne of his family survived the German occupation. This fascinating memoir sheds new light on the realities of life in the USSR during the Second World War.
- Author BiographyMaurice Wolfthal , a retired teacher, grew up in a Yiddish-speaking home. Like Yitzhak Erlichson, his parents escaped the Nazis by fleeing to the USSR, and like Erlichson, they made their way to Paris after the war, and later from there to New York. Mr. Wolfthal is an independent scholar who has written for Dissent, Daedalus, the English Journal, Educational Leadership, Educational Horizons, and the New York Times Op-Ed Page .
- Author(s)Yitzhak Erlichson
- PublisherAcademic Studies Press
- Date of Publication30/04/2013
- LanguageEnglish & English
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationBrighton
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAcademic Studies Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight454 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Translated byMaurice Wolfthal
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