Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust: A new history in the

Following the success of Forgotten Voices of the Great War, Lyn Smith visits the oral accounts preserved in the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive, to reveal the sheer complexity and horror of one of human history s darkest hoursThe great majority of Holocaust survivors suffered considerable physical and psychological wounds, yet even in this dark time of human history, tales of faith, love and courage can be found As well as revealing the story of the Holocaust as directly experienced by victims, these testimonies also illustrate how, even enduring the most harsh conditions, degrading treatment and suffering massive family losses, hope, the will to survive, and the human spirit still shine through Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust: A new history in the words of the men and women who survived


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10 thoughts on “Forgotten Voices of The Holocaust: A new history in the words of the men and women who survived

  1. says:

    This excellent introduction to the holocaust is comprised almost entirely of first hand accounts Organised thematically, each section has only a very short introduction from the author, so there is little to distract you from the horror and sadness these people experienced.


  2. says:

    I have NOT yet read this book I ve only just dipped into it.So, this is a sort of PREview rather than a true review.I knew one of the contributors or voices , the late Kurt Klappholz.He was a friend of our family and one of my father s colleagues In summer when his shirt sleeves were rolled up or when we were on holiday with him, I remember, as a child, seeing the


  3. says:

    The title of this work might put some people off Don t let it Read it.Lyn Smith has done a wonderful job of editing over 100 contributors one could call them survivors of the Holocaust over the period 1933 1945 These very personal stories are simply told, each person trying to come to grips with what happened to them during this terrible period The stories are split a


  4. says:

    This is one of a series of books instigated by the Imperial War Museum Made up from recordings of people who took part in the events Some are to do with those in action, others who experienced the war from other locations such as London in the Blitz.If I find a book particularly engrossing I will often read large sections at a time, sometimes the entire book at a sitting


  5. says:

    This is one of thedaunting books that I have read It is filled with unbelievable heartbreak and unimaginable human kindness all at the same time The courage of the people who survived this dark time in our history are the real heroes of thier generation, we should celebrate their courage, bravery and sheer determination to survive.


  6. says:

    I personally believe everyone should be made to read a book like this so they can read first hand of the atrocities the Nazis inflicted on those during the Holocaust Very powerful and moving stories from the people that were there and thankfully survived, as we all know that millions and millions didn t.


  7. says:

    I have actually read this twice now Once as a paperback, and now once as an audiobook I remember from the paperback, wondering at the way people described their lives before the Nazis came and took it all away It seemed such a brutal shame that their fine lives, their hopes and dreams for themselves, their future and their children, was taken away I think that since first reading


  8. says:

    A very fascinating and honest read Tough to read many times throughout, stirring all kinds of emotions A huge thank you to the brave men and women who shared their accounts of what they went through.


  9. says:

    A factual account of the holocaust from the people who survived It s hard to read but compelling at the same time despite the subject matter.


  10. says:

    this book has brought tears to my eyes multiple times because of the first hand accounts of those that have lived through the horrific times having been reading this as a generation that cannot fathom the why s, how s, or who s puts into persepctive the feeling that those who actually lived it, had much bigger questions and muchto address than we could even begin to think about the writin


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