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by Milton Meltzer
Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books; 1st edition (August 1, 1988)
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The author, Milton Meltzer, writes the story of the Gentiles in an intriguing way. He gives the reader informative stories about many different Gentiles who assisted the Jews during the Holocaust
The author, Milton Meltzer, writes the story of the Gentiles in an intriguing way. He gives the reader informative stories about many different Gentiles who assisted the Jews during the Holocaust. He also makes connections between different places and periods of time when the Holocaust was taking place. For example, Adolf Eichman, a German Nazi bureaucrat, is described in a few places throughout the book. First, his background is explained, and then later in the book, some of the horrible things he planned for the Jews.
This book tells of how the gentiles saved the Jews in Europe. To tell the truth, I began this book rather ignorant about the Holocaust. I liked this book for the many different stories it told, each more daring then the next. This book doesn't really have a plot, it is more of a collection of stories I recommend this book people who like the facts more than a story. Personally, I found this book to be very interesting. One thing it lacked was a storyline though. I have read such books as The Hiding Place and Zvi, but am far from having a full understanding of what brought about the Holocaust, how Hitler rose to power, and what happened then. For me, this book was perfect.
Historian Milton Meltzer was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1915. During World War II, he served as an air traffic controller in the Army Air Corps. He attended Columbia University, but had to leave during his senior year because of the Great Depression. He got a job writing for the WPA Federal Theater Project. After the war, he worked as a writer for CBS radio and in public relations for Pfizer. In 1956, he published his first book A Pictorial History of the Negro American, which was co-written by Langston Hughes.
Here are their stories: thrilling, terrifying, and most of all, inspiring. For in the horror that was the Holocaust, some human decency could still shine through. It is an inspiring testimonial. The San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle. A companion to Never to Forget, this is the story of those gentiles who sought to rescue their Jewish neighbors from annihilation during World War II. Succeeding chapters describe the efforts of Germans, Poles, Danes, and others to save Jewish friends and strangers from the.
The two books by Meltzer most widely held in WorldCat participating libraries are Never to Forget: the Jews of the Holocaust (1976) and Rescue: the story of how gentiles saved Jews in the Holocaust (1988).
A companion to Never to Forget, this is the story of those Gentiles who sought to rescue their Jewish neighbors from . An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
A companion to Never to Forget, this is the story of those Gentiles who sought to rescue their Jewish neighbors from annihilation during WWII. A story that needs telling". Between the years 1933 and 1945, Adolf Hitler organized the murder of six million Jews while the world looked on silently. But not all people stood back in fear. In every Nazi-occupied country, at every level of society, there were non-Jews who had the courage to resist.
Milton Meltzer presents some remarkable stories of how Righteous Gentiles risked imprisonment and even death to save Jews from Nazi persecution. The book also provides some basic background information about the Holocaust. While Meltzer recounts the stories of some famous rescuers, such as Raoul Wallenberg, King Christian X of Denmark and Oskar Schindler, he also tells of ordinary people who made a difference and became heroes because they acted courageously and did not tolerate Nazi hatred. Recommended for junior high school students. Assignment: Rescue by Varian Fry.
Rescue the novel written by Milton Meltzer is a touching story of how many brave gentiles tried to save the lives of those who were looked . Rescue: The Gentiles Who Saved Jews in the Holocaust, is a wonderful book.
Rescue the novel written by Milton Meltzer is a touching story of how many brave gentiles tried to save the lives of those who were looked down apon, such as the Jews during the Holocaust. Many of the gentiles took the Jews into their homes, at risk they may too be caught. A must read about the Holocaust. com User, January 4, 2002. It tells in almost firsthand experince how the Gentiles saved some of the Jews and why. 0. Report.