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By Mort Laitner

A ten-year outdated boy hides on the most sensible of a stairwell hearing his father inform his harrowing story-a tale approximately virtually being gassed to loss of life in a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 adolescence 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 warfare II from his father's Holocaust tapes, from books describing how he labored as a physician in slave exertions camps, from a doctoral thesis on Holocaust reviews, and from a transcript of his father's testimony at a US army tribunal which resulted in a Nazi commandant's demise sentence. Clue by way of clue, lacking info come to gentle describing that fateful day while his father stood bare and confronted the fuel chamber. learn the outstanding tale of the way Wolf Laitner used to be despatched to Russia with a unit of 349 fellow Jewish prisoners in conceal. 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 journey throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa, from the Fifties during the new millennium as Mort Laitner stocks his family's tales approximately survival, prejudice, good fortune, love, and miracles.

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