I Light A Candle

Gena Turgel

ISBN: 9780853033158

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Out of the ashes of the Nazi concentration camps came an extraordinary love story which caught the public’s imagination at the end of World War II. This autobiography tells how the author survived the camps and met her husband, a sergeant working for British intelligence, when he arrived to round up the SS guards for interrogation. Norman Turgel, then a young man, was among the first to enter the camp on April 15, 1945, and like so many battle-hardened soldiers, was deeply shocked and angered by the human suffering and degradation he witnessed. Yet it was here, in the midst of the living evidence of the most terrible suffering that man has ever inflicted on his fellow human beings, that he fell in love at first sight. Gena, a young Polish Jewish inmate of the camp, who had experienced indescribable loss, hardship, and deprivation, was to survive and find happiness against all odds. This is Gena’s story: the autobiography of a woman whos

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Format Paperback
Publisher Vallentine Mitchell & Co Ltd
Published 01/05/1995
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