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A Hebraic Obsession by Mort Laitner

By Mort Laitner

A ten-year outdated boy hides on the best of a stairwell hearing his father inform his harrowing story-a tale approximately nearly being gassed to loss of life in a Nazi focus camp. He does not dare ask his father to provide an explanation for. His dad bargains no extra info.

Follow Mort Laitner's trip from adolescence to retirement as he obsesses approximately his father, the Holocaust, Judaism, and lifestyles. Laitner learns approximately his father's nightmarish travels in the course of international struggle II from his father's Holocaust tapes, from books describing how he labored as a physician in slave hard work camps, from a doctoral thesis on Holocaust stories, and from a transcript of his father's testimony at a US army tribunal which ended in a Nazi commandant's loss of life sentence. Clue by way of clue, lacking info come to mild describing that fateful day while his father stood bare and confronted the gasoline chamber. learn the striking tale of the way Wolf Laitner was once despatched to Russia with a unit of 349 fellow Jewish prisoners in conceal. They got German army education and uniforms bearing swastikas, then despatched to Russia in the course of Operation Barbarossa to paintings at the railway method.

Hitch a journey throughout the USA, Europe, Asia and Africa, from the Fifties during the new millennium as Mort Laitner stocks his family's tales approximately survival, prejudice, good fortune, love, and miracles.

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