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Sheltered from the Swastika : Memoir of a Jewish Boy's Survival amid Horror in World War II

By: Kory, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012Description: 1 online resource (235 p.).ISBN: 9780786492480.Subject(s): 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 -- FranceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sheltered from the Swastika : Memoir of a Jewish Boy's Survival amid Horror in World War IIDDC classification: 940.53/18092 | 940.5318092 LOC classification: DS134.42.K67 A3 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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
Summary: 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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DS134.3 M494 2009 Jews in Nazi Berlin : DS134.42.G374 2010 G555 2010 Once They Had a Country : DS134.42.G47 Children's Exodus : DS134.42.K67 A3 2012 Sheltered from the Swastika : DS134.42.O88 B64 2011 Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust : DS134.55 .G76 2012 Golden Harvest : DS134.85 .A4813 2012 Religion and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1941-1964.

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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The late Peter Kory was born in 1931 in Berlin to parents who later perished in Auschwitz. A former real estate developer and professor of architecture at the University of Cincinnati, he lived in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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