The avengers

A.A. Knopf, 2000 - 261 Seiten
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Rich Cohen, author of the acclaimed Tough Jews, again narrates a little-known episode of Jewish history, this time altering what we thought we knew about the Holocaust.

Abba Kovner, Vitka Kempner, Ruzka Korczak-comrades, lovers, friends. In the Lithuanian ghetto of Vilna, they were the heart of a breathtakingly courageous underground movement, and when the ghetto was liquidated, they fled to the forests and joined other partisans in continued sabotage and resistance. Riveting, poignant and uplifting, The Avengers is a powerful exploration of resistance and revenge, of courage and dedication, and an inside look at some of the intrepid individuals who fought against the Holocaust and the nazi occupation of Europe.

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Review: The Avengers: A Jewish War Story

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Fascinating history with a lot of information I had never heard before. Unfortunately, it is not as easily read as some of the authors other books. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Avengers: A Jewish War Story

Nutzerbericht  - Peter Wolfley - Goodreads

300 books read and reviewed on Goodreads! One of the biggest things that has always puzzled me about the Holocaust was the lack of Jewish resistance. Even though you don't hear much about this topic ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Rich Cohen is the author of Tough Jews and The Avengers. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, among many other publications. He is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone. He lives in New York City.

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