A Hebraic Obsession by Mort Laitner

By Mort Laitner

A ten-year previous boy hides on the best of a stairwell hearing his father inform his harrowing story-a tale approximately virtually being gassed to demise in a Nazi focus camp. He does not dare ask his father to give an explanation for. His dad bargains no additional info.

Follow Mort Laitner's trip from early life to retirement as he obsesses approximately his father, the Holocaust, Judaism, and existence. Laitner learns approximately his father's nightmarish travels in the course of global 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 reviews, 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 via clue, lacking info come to gentle describing that fateful day while his father stood bare and confronted the gasoline chamber. learn the outstanding tale of ways Wolf Laitner used to be despatched to Russia with a unit of 349 fellow Jewish prisoners in hide. They got German army education and uniforms bearing swastikas, then despatched to Russia in the course of Operation Barbarossa to paintings at the railway process.

Hitch a experience 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, success, love, and miracles.

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