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The last Jews in Berlin

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In February 1943, four thousand Jews went underground in Berlin. By the end of the war, all but a few hundred of them had died in bombing raids or, more commonly, in death camps. This is the real-life story of some of the few of them - a young mother, a scholar and his countess lover, a black-market jeweler, a fashion designer, a Zionist, an opera-loving merchant, a teen-age orphan - who resourcefully, boldly, defiantly, luckily survived.
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display_descriptionThe incredible but little-known true story of the Jews who went underground in Nazi Berlin at the height of World War II-and lived to tell the tale When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, approximately one hundred sixty thousand Jews called Berlin home. By 1943 less than five thousand remained in the nation's capital, the epicenter of Nazism, and by the end of the war, that number had dwindled to one thousand. All the others had died in air raids, starved to death, committed suicide, or been shipped off to the death camps. In this captivating and harrowing book, Leonard Gross details the real-life stories of a dozen Jewish men and women who spent the final twenty-seven months of World War II underground, hiding in plain sight, defying both the Gestapo and, even worse, Jewish "catchers" ready to report them to the Nazis in order to avoid the gas chambers themselves. A teenage orphan, a black-market jewel trader, a stylish young designer, and a progressive intellectual were among the few who managed to survive. Through their own resourcefulness, bravery, and at times, sheer luck, these Jews managed to evade the tragic fates of so many others. Gross has woven these true stories of perseverance into a heartbreaking, suspenseful, and moving account with the narrative force of a thriller. Compiled from extensive interviews, The Last Jews in Berlin reveals these individuals' astounding determination, against all odds, to live each day knowing it could be their last.
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subject_facetBerlin (Germany) -- Ethnic relations
Electronic books
History
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany -- Berlin
Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany -- Berlin
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Germany -- Berlin
title_displayThe last Jews in Berlin
title_fullLast Jews in Berlin [electronic resource] Gross, Leonard.
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Ethnic relations
History
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews
Persecutions
Rescue
World War, 1939-1945