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by Avraham Tory

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ISBN:
0712650334
Author:
Avraham Tory
Category:
World
Language:
English
Publisher:
Pimlico; New Ed edition (1991)
Pages:
554 pages
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1868 kb
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1494 kb
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1508 kb
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The Kovno Ghetto diary: 1941 - 1942 - 1943.

The resulting book, Surviving the Holocaust, benefits from Mr. Tory’s mobility as a council official; he moved . Tory’s mobility as a council official; he moved freely inside the ghetto and out, meeting as often with German commandants as with members of the council and with the Jewish underground. This remarkable chronicle of life and death in the Jewish Ghetto of Kovno, Lithuania, from June 1941 to January 1944, was written under conditions of extreme danger by a Ghetto inmate and secretary of the Jewish Council.

Find sources: "Kovno Ghetto" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (July 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template . Surviving the Holocaust: the Kovno Ghetto diary.

Find sources: "Kovno Ghetto" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (July 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). The Kaunas ghetto was a ghetto established by Nazi Germany to hold the Lithuanian Jews of Kaunas during the Holocaust. At its peak, the Ghetto held 29,000 people, most of whom were later sent to concentration and extermination camps, or were shot at the Ninth Fort. Kowno // Enzyklopädie des Holocaust.

The Kovno Ghetto Diary. The resulting book, Surviving the Holocaust, benefits from Mr.

Secretary of the Kovno ghetto Jewich council Avraham Tory stands with Zvi Brik (left), workshop administrator, in the cemetery of the Kovno ghetto. Yad Vashem Photo Archives. Like others, Tory began keeping a diary, writing entries at night (with the help of an assistant, Pnina Sheinzon) based on notes he took during the day. As secretary of the Jewish council (Ältestenrat), his vantage point was unique. He was able to report conversations between chairman Elchanan Elkes and Gestapo authorities.

Surviving the Holocaust. the Kovno Ghetto diary. Translation of a diary originally written in Yiddish. Published 1990 by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass.

Tory, the deputy secretary of the Jewish Council of the Kovno ghetto, survived the Nazi Holocaust along with three of. .The book lacks, however, the dominant personality and conflict to propel it to the heights of literature.

Tory, the deputy secretary of the Jewish Council of the Kovno ghetto, survived the Nazi Holocaust along with three of his five buried crates of journal and archival materials. In the competent hands of Holocaust historian Martin Gilbert, the resultant diary compares well with those already published on the major ghettos of Warsaw, Lodz, and Bialystock. Maps, photographs, illustrations and ample notes reinforce a journal text that occasionally drags on with endless details of how many people and machines are employed in which work station.

SURVIVING THE HOLOCAUST: The Kovno Ghetto Diary. The resulting book, ''Surviving the Holocaust,'' benefits from Mr. Tory's mobility as a council official; he moved freely inside the ghetto and out, meeting as often with German commandants as with members of the council and with the Jewish underground.

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  • Kesalard
Very well written.
  • Jothris
It is hard to "like" a book about man's inhumanity to fellow man. This book fills in some missing parts of my ancestry.
  • Delaath
This is an eyewitness account. I have already passed this on to more people. Knowledge is power. This cannot happen again.