Inge: A Girl's Journey Through Nazi Europe
Inge Joseph BleierISBN: 0802826865;
Book DescriptionIn early 1939, after Kristallnacht, young Inge Joseph?s family in Germany is broken apart, and her desperate mother sends her alone to Brussels to live with wealthy relatives. But she soon finds herself one of a hundred Jewish children fleeing for their lives following Hitler?s invasions of Belgium and France. For a time, in 1941 and 1942, it seems as if Inge and the others have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams, as they find shelter through the Swiss Red Cross in an idyllic fifteenth-century French chateau. Inge even finds love there. But the rumors and horrors of the Holocaust are never far away, and eventually French gendarmes surprise the children, taking them from their protectors to a nearby transit camp. In their desperate attempts to escape, Inge and her boyfriend face unexpected life-and-death decisions ? wrenching decisions that will haunt Inge for the rest of her life. This powerful, never-before-told memoir is based on...
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