Surviving the Angel of Death

Surviving the Angel of Death

The Story of A Mengele Twin in Auschwitz

Book - 2009
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Eva Mozes Kor was 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known as the Angel of Death, Dr. Josef Mengele and subjected to sadistic medical experiments and forced to fight daily for their own survival. Through this book, readers will learn of a child's endurance and survival in the face of truly extraordinary evil. The book also includes an epilogue on Eva's recovery from this experience and her remarkable decision to publicly forgive the Nazis. Through her museum and her lectures, she has dedicated her life to giving testimony on the Holocaust, providing a message of hope for people who have suffered, and working toward goals of forgiveness, peace, and the elimination of hatred and prejudice in the world.
Publisher: Terre Haute, Ind. : Tanglewood Pub., 2009.
ISBN: 9781933718286
Characteristics: iv, 141 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rojany-Buccieri, Lisa

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nzpussikat
Feb 12, 2017

A short read. Not all the informative, but I presume being so young, her understanding of everything that was happening was limited. Worth a read though.

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evallain
Jul 25, 2012

I read this book and it was utterly moving at the end when she said she would forgive those who treated her less then human. Truly an amazing person with a heart of gold. I love studying the Holocaust and learning about what happened and reading Eva Kor's experiences helped me glimpse a little deeper into what happened in those sad years of human history.

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Jub109
Dec 26, 2017

“...’Zwillinge! Zwillinge!’ Twins! Twins!...
’Are they twins?’ (The SS guard) asked Mama.
She hesitated. ‘Is that good?’
‘Yes,’ said the guard.
‘They are twins,’ replied Mama.
Without one word, he grabbed Miriam and me, tearing us away from Mama.”

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