Remember Me
OR

 
$6.79
Retail $7.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 49
Paperback
ISBN 9780689832369
Publisher Summary
A survivor of Auschwitz and a member of the Hitler Youth recount their war experiences, and describe how they met forty years later.

She was a young German Jew.

He was an ardent member of the Hitler Youth.

This is the story of their parallel journey through World War II.

Helen Waterford and Alfons Heck were born just a few miles from each other in the German Rhineland. But their lives took radically different courses: Helen's to the Auschwitz extermination camp; Alfons to a high rank in the Hitler Youth.

While Helen was hiding in Amsterdam, Alfons was a fanatic believer in Hitler's "master race." While she was crammed in a cattle car bound for the death camp Auschwitz, he was a teenage commander of frontline troops, ready to fight and die for the glory of Hitler and the Fatherland. This book tells both of their stories, side-by-side, in an overwhelming account of the nightmare that was WWII. The riveting stories of these two remarkable people must stand as a powerful lesson to us all.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Cobra Strike Two Story of Ruby Bridges Harriet Tubman : Conductor on the Underground Railroad Harmonica Imprisoned : The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II Jack's Path of Courage : The Life of John F. Kennedy Mara, Daughter of the Nile Foundling Thin Wood Walls Chasing King's Killer : The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin Tale of Gwyn Nothing but the Truth Midnight Rider Chew On This : Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food Sugar Other Side of Truth Our White House : Looking In, Looking Out Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Preachers Game Changer