Kory, Peter.

Sheltered from the Swastika : Memoir of a Jewish Boy's Survival amid Horror in World War II - Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012. - 1 online resource (235 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index

The first 17 years of his life, he was known as Peter Korytowski, Pierre Engglenger and Pierre Boivin, depending on who was hunting him at the time. Nine years old and his world had collapsed. It was 1939 and Hitler had unleashed the Blitzkrieg--bombs were exploding all around him, changing everything. This moment of terror catapulted him into an epic nine-year adventure during the Second World War. He was forced to abandon his home, his family and his childhood. Like a bad dream from which he could not awake, he began an alternate existence--that of a refugee, prey for the Nazis, part of old

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Berlin (Germany) -- Biography.
Brussels (Belgium) -- Biography.
Escapes -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Biography.
Jewish refugees -- Europe -- Biography.
Kory, Peter, 1931- -- Childhood and youth.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.


Electronic books.

DS134.42.K67 A3 2012

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