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Author Rosenblum, Joe, 1925-

Title Defy the darkness : a tale of courage in the shadow of Mengele / Joe Rosenblum with David Kohn ; foreword by David A. Hackett.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.

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 UniM Bail  940.5318092 ROSE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part I Shadows Spread -- Chapter 1 Mother's Trees Stand Naked 3 -- Chapter 2 Signs of Danger 17 -- Chapter 3 Christian Disguise 33 -- Chapter 4 Revenge Denied 49 -- Chapter 5 Noose Tightens 61 -- Chapter 6 Very Bad News 73 -- Chapter 7 Compassion Rewarded 81 -- Chapter 8 Captured 97 -- Chapter 9 Fall of the Jewish Police 107 -- Part II Scrambling for Life in the Camps -- Chapter 10 Snatched and Shipped 117 -- Chapter 11 Construction for Destruction 137 -- Chapter 12 Hoodwinking the Death Merchants 147 -- Chapter 13 Fifty-Dollar Break 155 -- Part III Tiptoeing on a Razor Blade: The Underground and Mengele -- Chapter 14 Healing by Butter Knife 173 -- Chapter 15 A Happy Delivery Man 187 -- Chapter 16 Mengele Saves a Life 197 -- Chapter 17 Death and a Job Switch 205 -- Chapter 18 On the Ramp 215 -- Part IV Daring and Death -- Chapter 19 Hangman 233 -- Chapter 20 Trapped in Concrete 245 -- Chapter 21 Sabotage and Glue 255 -- Chapter 22 Death on the March 269 -- Chapter 23 Freedom for What? 279.
Summary This is the true story of a concentration camp survivor who becomes a member of the Resistance in Auschwitz, who acts as a courier to get messages out of the camp. He finds himself working for Dr. Josef Mengele, the "Angel of Death", and, in a bizarre twist of fate, becomes the only Jew saved by the deadly doctor's skills. Photos.
Other author Kohn, David, 1944-
Subject Rosenblum, Joe, 1925-
Mengele, Josef, 1911-1979.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Poland -- Międzyrzec Podlaski.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Międzyrzec Podlaski -- Personal narratives.
Jews -- Poland -- Międzyrzec Podlaski -- Biography.
Międzyrzec Podlaski (Poland) -- Biography.
ISBN 0275968626 (alk. paper)