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Author Sussman, Jeffrey, author.

Title Holocaust fighters : boxers, resisters, and avengers / Jeffrey Sussman.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2021]


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 Avon Free Public Library - New Materials  940.5318 SUSSMAN    Check Shelf
Description xx, 181 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hitler and Boxing -- Men of Unsurpassed Evil -- The Biggest Little Champ: Victor Perez -- The Miracle of Life in a Pair of Fists -- 200 to 1 -- Sinto Into the Ring -- Harry Haft: Contender -- Run for Your Life -- Vengeance in Mine -- The Nuremberg Trials -- German Boxing: Before, During, and After the War -- :Anti-Semitism in Germany and America.
Summary "This book shares the remarkable stories of boxers who had to fight for their lives while incarcerated in Nazi concentration camps. Alongside their stories are accounts of prisoners who resisted their captors and escaped the camps and those who sought revenge against the Nazis, creating a well-rounded portrait of those who fought against Nazi rule"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Holocaust survivors -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
Nazi concentration camps -- Germany.
Nazi concentration camp escapes -- Poland -- Oświęcim.
Jewish boxers -- Europe -- Biography.
Nakam (Organization) -- Biography.
Nazi concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Biography.
Concentration camp escapes. (OCoLC)fst00872921
Concentration camp inmates. (OCoLC)fst00872923
Concentration camps. (OCoLC)fst00872933
Holocaust survivors. (OCoLC)fst00958838
Jewish boxers. (OCoLC)fst00982676
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Poland. (OCoLC)fst01206891
Poland -- Oświęcim. (OCoLC)fst01217166
Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst00958866
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Added Title Boxers, resisters, and avengers
Other Form: Online version: Sussman, Jeffrey, 1943- Holocaust fighters Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2021. 9781538139837 (DLC) 2021008402
ISBN 9781538139820 (hardcover)
1538139820 (hardcover)
9781538139837 (electronic book)
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