A Train In Winter: An Extraordinary Story Of Women, Friendship And Survival In World War Two
On an icy morning in Paris in January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz--the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the Resistance to a death camp. The youngest was a schoolgirl of 15, the eldest a farmer's wife of 68; among them were teachers, biochemists, salesgirls, secretaries, housew...
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage Canada (April 10, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 5177748
Format: PDF Text djvu book
- 0307356957 pdf
- 978-0307356956 pdf
- Caroline Moorehead pdf
- Caroline Moorehead books
- History pdf books
2339506057 https://gambleficy.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/2339506057.pdf 01044334686 https://showkyma.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/01044334686.pdf 03252438057 https://ortizwibe.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/03252438057.pdf 01520625675 https://donaldzaha.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/01520625675.pdf A rainbow of my own download free 22410054158 pdf 2319339412 00591835823
“A very difficult book to read and definitely not for the sensitive reader. Moorehead splits her book into 2 parts. The first part tells us how quickly the French Army collapsed under German attack, life in occupied France, the growth of the Resistanc...”
ves and university lecturers. Six of the women were still alive in 2010 and able to tell their stories of the great affection and camaraderie that took hold among the group. They became friends, and it was precisely this friendship that kept so many of them alive.Drawing on interviews with survivors and their families, on German, French and Polish archives, and on documents held by WW2 resistance organisations, A Train in Winter covers a harrowing part of history that is, ultimately, a portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and endurance, and of the particular qualities of female friendship.