The righteous of the Wehrmacht / Simon Malkes ; translated from the French by Lilyana Yankova ; cover design by Ivan Grave.
- Standardized Title:
- Juste de la Wehrmacht. English
- Boston, Massachusetts : Academic Studies Press, 2015.
1 online resource (114 pages) : illustrations, photographs
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945).
Jews -- Lithuania -- Vilnius -- Biography.
Malkès, Simon, 1927-.
- Electronic books.
- The Righteous of the Wehrmachtz describes the life of the author's family in Vilnius before and during WWII and under the Nazi occupation, depicting their miraculous survival thanks to the German officer Karl Plagge. Plagge played a vital role in the survival of more than one hundred Jews, and for this is known as "the Schindler from Darmstadt." After liberation by the Red Army, the author's family moved first to Poland and then to France, forging their lives as refugees with gratitude and courage.
Chapter One. My Childhood in Wilno and Holszany (1930-1939)
Chapter Two. The War: The Soviet Occupation (1939-1941)
Chapter Three. The War: The German Occupation (1941-1944)
Chapter Four. The HKP (1943-1944)
Chapter Five. Liberation, Vilnius, and Lodz (1944-1949)
Chapter Six. University Years in Munich (1949-1952)
Chapter Seven. Paris (1952-1961)
Chapter Eight. Work, Family, and Homeland (1961-2012)
Chapter Nine. Major Karl Plagge (1897-1957)
- Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed January 14, 2014).
- Yankova, Lilyana, translator.
Grave, Ivan, cover designer.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1515/9781618114501 doi
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