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Books Written By Jewish Holocaust Survivors

The holocaust was part of World War II. This part of history is well known by the whole world. Many of the Jewish survivors have written pieces of literature that have gained a lot of popularity over the years. Each of these books tells the story of a survivor, so anyone can get an emotional journey into the past. These are some of the most popular books about the holocaust. Shalom Lamm, a Jewish man, highly records reading about these for more informaton. 

One of the most popular works of literature is The Diary of a Young Girl. This is the diary of a girl that was found in the attic where she had spent the last years of her life. This story tells of the horrors of worldwar2 and the strength of the human spirit.

Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family is the remembrances of Miep Gies. She is the woman that keeps the Frank family in her attic in Amsterdam during the Second World War. Sher shows an insightful story of life under the Nazi occupation.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is about the journey of a nine-year-old boy named Bruno. The person reading this will eventually end up at a fence with Bruno. It is a touching story that nobody could forget.

Number the Stars is a story about two girls that are friends. When the family of the one is rounded up to go to a relocation camp the friend pretends to be part of her friend’s family. Soon Annemarie has to go on a dangerous mission to save her friend’s life.

Schindler’s List takes place right outside of Auschwitz. It is about a German industrialist that became a legend among the Jews of Cracow. He risked his own life to safeguard the Jews in Poland when it was occupied by the Nazis. The war changed him into a man that had a mission and a warmhearted angel of mercy.

I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree: A Memoir of a Schindler’s List Survivor is about a family that ended up in the concentration camps. The father gets arrested and ends up getting sent home as ashes in an urn. Then the rest of the family is sent to eight labor and concentration camps. The girl, Hannelore, falls in love with a Polish POW. Weeks later she finds herself headed to be cremated. It is a story about the possibilities for hope and love in one of the most brutal times in history.

Sophie‘s Choice is three stories in one. One is about a young Southerner who wants to be a writer. The second one is about a tumultuous love-hate affair between a bright Jew and a gorgeous Polish woman who got an awful wound in the past that compels both Sophie and Nathan closer to destruction. Shalom Lamm has read many books about Holocaust survivors.