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Dwork, Deborah.

Summary: Discusses the legal and illegal ways that millions of Jews managed to leave Germany, the challenges they faced, and the diversity of the refugee experience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 DWO

Cadbury, Deborah

11 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In 1933, as Hitler came to power, schoolteacher Anna Essinger hatched a daring and courageous plan: to smuggle her entire school out of Nazi Germany. Anna had read Mein Kampf and knew the terrible danger that Hitler's hate-fueled ideologies posed to her pupils. She knew that to protect them she had to get her pupils to the safety of England.But the safe haven that Anna struggled to create in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2022

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Goldsmith, Martin

Summary: On May 13, 1939, the luxury liner SS St. Louis sailed away from Hamburg, Germany, bound for Havana, Cuba. On board were more than 900 Jewish refugees fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany. After being denied landing rights in Havana, the refugees were turned away by the United States and Canada and forced to sail back to Europe, where the gathering storm of the Holocaust awaited them. Two of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 GOL

Wolff, Alexander

Summary: "A literary gem researched over a year the author spent living in Berlin, Endpapers excavates the extraordinary histories of the author's grandfather and father: the renowned publisher Kurt Wolff, dubbed "perhaps the twentieth century's most discriminating publisher" by the New York Times Book Review, and his son Niko, who fought in the Wehrmacht during World War II before coming to America....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WOL

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "Ruth David was growing up in a small village in Germany when Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s. Under the Nazi Party, Jewish families like Ruth's experienced rising anti-Semitic restrictions and attacks. Just going to school became dangerous. By November 1938, anti-Semitism erupted into Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and unleashed a wave of violence and forced arrests. Days...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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Turke, Rosemarie Lengsfeld

Summary: "Set against a backdrop of Adolf Hitler's rise to power, the reign of Nazi Germany, and the entire course of World War II in Europe, American Shoes recounts the tumultuous childhood of a young American girl and her family trapped within a country that turned against itself, where human decency eroded and then vaporized. Forced to grow up in the midst of endemic fear stoked by a ravenous madman,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beyond Words 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TUR
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA 940.53 TUR

Nasaw, David

Summary: Documents the experiences and fates of the one million concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers and political prisoners left in Germany after World War II who spent years as displaced refugees in unsupported, segregated, and poorly converted buildings while the world's nations refused shelter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 NAS

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